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File #: Int 0847-2015    Version: Name: Requiring a study on the impact of growth in the taxicab and for-hire vehicle industries.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 6/26/2015
Enactment date: 8/10/2015 Law number: 2015/075
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring a study on the impact of growth in the taxicab and for-hire vehicle industries
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Rory I. Lancman, Karen Koslowitz, Andy L. King, Costa G. Constantinides, Margaret S. Chin, Stephen T. Levin, Daniel Dromm , Helen K. Rosenthal, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: The bill would require the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to conduct a study on how growth in the taxi and for-hire vehicle industries has impacted traffic, air quality, noise, and public health. The study would consider factors such as increases in the number of drivers, vehicles, and bases licensed, as well as trips taken. The TLC would be required to post on its website and submit to the Council a copy of the study no later than April 30, 2016.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Proposed Int. No. 847-A, 2. Int. No. 847 - 6/26/15, 3. Committee Report 6/30/15, 4. Hearing Testimony 6/30/15, 5. Hearing Transcript 6/30/15, 6. Committee Report 7/23/15, 7. Hearing Transcript 7/23/15, 8. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 9. Fiscal Impact Statement, 10. July 23, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting - July 23, 2015, 12. Mayor's Letter, 13. Local Law 75, 14. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - July 23, 2015
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8/10/2015AYdanis A. Rodriguez City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/10/2015AYdanis A. Rodriguez Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/10/2015AYdanis A. Rodriguez Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015AYdanis A. Rodriguez City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015AYdanis A. Rodriguez City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/2015AYdanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/30/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/30/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/26/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 847-A

 

By Council Members Rodriguez, Lancman, Koslowitz, King, Constantinides, Chin, Levin, Dromm, Rosenthal and Kallos

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring a study on the impact of growth in the taxicab and for-hire vehicle industries

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. The taxicab and limousine commission, in collaboration with other relevant city agencies including, but not limited to, the department of transportation and the department of environmental protection, shall complete a study regarding the impact of growth in the taxicab, street hail livery, for-hire vehicle, black car, and luxury limousine industries on traffic, air quality, noise, and public health. Such study shall consider, at a minimum, the following factors: i) the number of driver’s licenses issued and renewed within the previous three years; ii) the number of driver’s licenses eligible for renewal that were not renewed within the previous three years; iii) the number of vehicle licenses issued and renewed within the previous three years; iv) the number of vehicle licenses eligible for renewal that were not renewed within the previous three years; v) the number of base station licenses, black car base licenses, and luxury limousine base licenses issued and renewed within the previous three years; vi) the number of base station licenses, black car base licenses, and luxury limousine base licenses eligible for renewal that that were not renewed within the previous three years; and vii) usage of taxicab, street hail livery, for-hire vehicle, black car, and luxury limousine service in each borough within the previous three years, to the extent such information is available. No later than April 30, 2016, such study shall be submitted to the speaker of the council and posted on the commission’s official website.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

KET 7/15/15 11:43PM

LS 4073/2014