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Important Information Concerning Eagles Parade

Attached here is the Press Release issued by the Mayor of Philadelphia’s Office of Communications concerning information related to the Eagles Parade to be held tomorrow, Thursday, February 8, 2018, which includes parade information and road closures. (Download: Mayor Press Release 2.06.18)

With respect to 30th Street Station: beginning at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, all taxicabs will be re-routed to Market Street West of the 30th Street Box and 30th Street South from Market Street.

The City of Philadelphia urges everyone to stay informed by signing up for free text alerts for consistent and up-to-date information.  Simply text ReadyEagles to 888-777 to enroll.

Thank you,

Christine A. Kirlin, Esq.
Director
Taxicab and Limousine Division

Replacement of 2009 Model Year Taxicabs – REMINDER

Notice to All Owners of 2009 Taxicabs:

REMINDER: The last day on which a 2009 model year may be operated in taxicab service is December 31, 2017.  This date is fast approaching.  Take steps now to replace your retiring vehicles and avoid scheduling conflicts.

 

As you 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 for no more than 350,000 miles.  The Taxicab and Limousine Division (“TLD”) has sent out multiple reminder email messages concerning the removal of 2009 taxicabs.  This reminder notice is being sent to you again to help prevent scheduling conflicts.  Contact the TLD’s Enforcement Department at (215) 683-9447 to schedule a change-of-vehicle appointment.

Thank you.

William P. Schmid
Deputy Director of the TLD
Philadelphia Parking Authority
WSchmid@philapark.org