The Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority, at its regular meeting on 9/25/13, issued the attached Order and proposed regulations related to the sale of taxicab medallions. This proposed rulemaking will proceed through the standard state agency regulatory promulgation process. All interested parties will be afforded the opportunity to provide comment through that process during a comment period to be designated at a later date.
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
Ocean Risk Retention Group. Inc. (Ocean) was put into liquidation on September 6, 2013, by Court Order. Ocean’s policies will expire 30 days from September 6, 2013 per the attached Court Order and the Washington D.C. Law. All carriers who are insured by Ocean are advised to seek alternative insurance coverage now to assure you remain in compliance with the Parking Authority’s financial responsibility requirements (52 Pa. Code § 1025.3).
The Taxicab and Limousine Committee (TLC) of the Philadelphia Parking Authority Board will meet to receive public comment concerning implementation of new taxicab driver safety measures. These may include but are not limited to requiring installation of security and surveillance cameras, trouble lights, and development and posting of public service announcements to increase awareness.
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 18 at 1:00 PM at the PA Convention Center, Room 108 AB at 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA. Written comments may be sent email@example.com in advance of the meeting. Please call 215-683- 9637 with any questions.