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Replacement of 2011 Model Year Taxicabs

REMINDER TO MEDALLION OWNERS OF 2011 MODEL YEAR TAXICABS

**LAST WEEK TO OPERATE 2011 MODEL YEAR TAXICABS**

In compliance with the age and mileage limitations for taxicabs outlined in the law and Authority regulations, the last day on which a 2011 model year vehicle may be operated in taxicab service is December 31, 2019.  This date is fast approachingSee 53 Pa.C.S. § 5714 and Act 164 of 2016 – 53 Pa.C.S. § 57B02 (c)(6); see also 52 Pa. Code § 1017.4.

As you will recall, taxicabs are no longer subject to biannual inspections and the law mandates that taxicabs shall be no more than eight (8) years old or have been driven no more than 350,000 miles.  This reminder notice is being sent to you to help prevent scheduling conflicts.   Please contact the TLD’s Enforcement Department at (215) 683-9447 to schedule a change-of-vehicle appointment.  On December 30th & 31st, change of vehicle appointments will be only scheduled prior to 11:00 a.m.  Please also keep in mind that there is a two week wait to have a meter installed in a new taxicab vehicle by Curb (formally Verifone) at 7th and Packer Avenues.

OUT OF SERVICE DESIGNATION: ACT 164 of 2016, 53 Pa.C.S. § 57B02 (c)(14) requires five (5) days notice to the CERTIFICATE owner prior to suspending or otherwise disabling a taxicab meter. THIS IS YOUR NOTICE.

William P. Schmid
Deputy Director
Taxicab and Limousine Division
2415 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
T (215) 683-9471
F (215) 683-9452
WSchmid@philapark.org

TLD Holiday Office Hours

The Taxicab and Limousine Division office hours will be as follows during the holiday season:

Tuesday, December  24, 2019: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019: CLOSED

Friday, December 27, 2019: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020: CLOSED

The TLD’s office hours for all other days during the above time period will remain Monday through Friday 8:30 – 4:30 p.m.

For “change of vehicle” (COV) appointments: On December 30, 2019 and December 31, 2019, all COV appointments will be scheduled before 11:00 a.m.  There will be no appointments after 11:00 a.m.

TLD Holiday Office Hours

The Taxicab and Limousine Division office hours will be as follows during the holiday season:

Tuesday, December  24, 2019: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019: CLOSED

Friday, December 27, 2019: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020: CLOSED

The TLD’s office hours for all other days during the above time period will remain Monday through Friday 8:30 – 4:30 p.m.

For “change of vehicle” (COV) appointments: On December 30, 2019 and December 31, 2019, all COV appointments will be scheduled before 11:00 a.m.  There will be no appointments after 11:00 a.m.

Replacement of 2011 Model Year Taxicabs

REMINDER TO MEDALLION OWNERS OF 2011 MODEL YEAR TAXICABS

In compliance with the age and mileage limitations for taxicabs outlined in the law and Authority regulations, the last day on which a 2011 model year vehicle may be operated in taxicab service is December 31, 2019.  This date is fast approachingSee 53 Pa.C.S. § 5714 and Act 164 of 2016 – 53 Pa.C.S. § 57B02 (c)(6); see also 52 Pa. Code § 1017.4.

As you will recall, taxicabs are no longer subject to biannual inspections and the law mandates that taxicabs shall be no more than eight (8) years old or have been driven no more than 350,000 miles.  This reminder notice is being sent to you to help prevent scheduling conflicts.   Please contact the TLD’s Enforcement Department at (215) 683-9447 to schedule a change-of-vehicle appointment.

OUT OF SERVICE DESIGNATION: ACT 164 of 2016, 53 Pa.C.S. § 57B02 (c)(14) requires five (5) days notice to the CERTIFICATE owner prior to suspending or otherwise disabling a taxicab meter. THIS IS YOUR NOTICE.

William P. Schmid
Deputy Director
Taxicab and Limousine Division
2415 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
T (215) 683-9471
F (215) 683-9452
WSchmid@philapark.org

Taxicab and Limousine Division Customer Service Window- CHANGE IN OPERATING HOURS 11/07/19

Due to mandatory staff training, the Taxicab and Limousine Division’s (TLD) Customer Service Window will not open until 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 and will close at 4:30 p.m.  Therefore, the TLD’s Customer Service Window will be closed from 8:30-1 p.m.

Regular office hours will resume on Friday, November 8, 2019.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Christine A. Kirlin, Esq.
Director
Taxicab and Limousine Division
2415 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
T (215) 683-9653
F (215) 683-9568
ckirlin@philapark.org