Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/29/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 658, Attachments - Int. No. 1080, Attachments - Int. No. 1092, Attachments - Int. No. 1095, Attachments - Int. No. 1096
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Int 0658-2015 *Daniel R. Garodnick Requiring information security and use of personal information policies for services licensed by taxi and limousine commission.IntroductionThis bill requires entities licensed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission to protect passenger information—including names, addresses, credit card information, and any GPS data collected a passenger traveling in a TLC-licensed vehicle—and to only use that information for purposes the passenger has authorized. Those who misuse personal informational information would be subject to a penalty of $1,000 per violation.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0658-2015 *Daniel R. Garodnick Requiring information security and use of personal information policies for services licensed by taxi and limousine commission.IntroductionThis bill requires entities licensed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission to protect passenger information—including names, addresses, credit card information, and any GPS data collected a passenger traveling in a TLC-licensed vehicle—and to only use that information for purposes the passenger has authorized. Those who misuse personal informational information would be subject to a penalty of $1,000 per violation.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1080-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Fare quotes for black car and luxury limousine service.IntroductionThe bill would require black car and luxury limousine services—including dispatch apps—to provide accurate fare estimate to passengers upon request. Passengers could not be charged a fare that is more than twenty percent higher than the estimate. If the price is given as a range, the high-end of the range could not be more than fifty percent higher than the low-end. Services would be required to inform passengers of their right to an accurate fare estimate when the law takes effect. Those in violation of the law would be subject to a penalty of $250 to $500.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1080-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Fare quotes for black car and luxury limousine service.IntroductionThe bill would require black car and luxury limousine services—including dispatch apps—to provide accurate fare estimate to passengers upon request. Passengers could not be charged a fare that is more than twenty percent higher than the estimate. If the price is given as a range, the high-end of the range could not be more than fifty percent higher than the low-end. Services would be required to inform passengers of their right to an accurate fare estimate when the law takes effect. Those in violation of the law would be subject to a penalty of $250 to $500.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1092-2016 *Rory I. Lancman Retirement of black cars.IntroductionCurrently, Taxi and Limousine Commission rules require that black cars be retired no later than the expiration of the owner’s for-hire license or after the vehicle turns six model years old. Under the bill, black cars would not be subject to retirement so long as the vehicle passes all required inspections.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1092-2016 *Rory I. Lancman Retirement of black cars.IntroductionCurrently, Taxi and Limousine Commission rules require that black cars be retired no later than the expiration of the owner’s for-hire license or after the vehicle turns six model years old. Under the bill, black cars would not be subject to retirement so long as the vehicle passes all required inspections.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1095-2016 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Universal driver’s license for taxicab and for-hire vehicle drivers.IntroductionThe bill would create a universal license for taxicab and for-hire vehicle drivers—eliminating separate licenses—and require that English language proficiency not be assessed through a written exam.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1095-2016 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Universal driver’s license for taxicab and for-hire vehicle drivers.IntroductionThe bill would create a universal license for taxicab and for-hire vehicle drivers—eliminating separate licenses—and require that English language proficiency not be assessed through a written exam.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1096-2016 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Increasing penalties for accepting a passenger by street hail from a location where street hails are not permitted.IntroductionThe bill would increase penalties for illegal street hails that occur at the City’s airports, in Manhattan south of East 96th Street and West 110th Street, and any areas designated by the TLC to $2,000 for a first offense, $4,000 for a second offense within 24 months, and $10,000 for a third offense within 120 months.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1096-2016 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Increasing penalties for accepting a passenger by street hail from a location where street hails are not permitted.IntroductionThe bill would increase penalties for illegal street hails that occur at the City’s airports, in Manhattan south of East 96th Street and West 110th Street, and any areas designated by the TLC to $2,000 for a first offense, $4,000 for a second offense within 24 months, and $10,000 for a third offense within 120 months.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available