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Proposed Rulemaking Order 126-11 Taxicab Vehicle Standards

Notice to All Interested Parties:

Please see the attached proposed rulemaking order issued by the Philadelphia Parking Authority Board at its regular meeting on February 24, 2015 at Docket No. 126-11 concerning Philadelphia taxicab vehicle standards.  The Authority will submit the proposed regulation for review and public comment as required by law. – Download Order 126-11

Safety Camera Installation Extension

Notice to All Interested Parties:

Please see the attached order issued by the Philadelphia Parking Authority Board at its regular meeting on February 24, 2015 at Order No. 15-001 concerning an extension of taxicab safety camera installations. This extension is granted to provide additional time for suppliers and taxicab owners to coordinate the purchase and installation of compliant camera systems. – Download Order 15-001

As previously advised by email on February 5, 2015, upon request of a taxicab owner, the TLD may schedule safety camera inspections to confirm that a system acquired by the owner is in compliance with the regulations. All owners are urged to use the additional time provided by this order to contact approved vendors to secure compliant safety camera systems in anticipation of the finalized inspection schedule. The list of approved taxicab safety camera vendors is posted on the Authority’s Taxicab and Limousine Division webpage “Resources & Forms”.

Questions concerning taxicab safety camera systems may be directed to Lance Lepchuk at (215) 683-9656 or LLepchuk@philapark.org.

James R. Ney, Director
Taxicab & Limousine Division
Philadelphia Parking Authority
2415 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
T 215-683-9417
F 215-683-9437
E-Mail JNey@Philapark.org

 

New Schedule of Sales of Wheelchair Accessible Taxicab Medallions

On February 24, 2015, the Philadelphia Parking Authority Board issued an Order entered at Docket No. 15-003 rescinding its November 25, 2014 Order providing for the sale of 46 Philadelphia wheelchair accessible vehicle (“WAV”) taxicab medallions. The current Order authorizes the Taxicab and Limousine Division (“TLD”) to administer the sale of 61 WAV taxicab medallions following the new schedule beginning on May 6, 2015 with new directives as outlined (Download Order No. 15-003).

Notice of this Order will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Please also refer to the TLD Regulations 52 Pa. Code §§ 1013.31 – 1013.37 relating to Medallion Sales by the Authority.

James R. Ney, Director
Taxicab & Limousine Division
Philadelphia Parking Authority
2415 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
T 215-683-9417
F 215-683-9437
E-Mail JNey@Philapark.org