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2021-2022 Medallions & Removal of 2012 Taxicabs – REMINDER

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING 2021-2022 MEDALLIONS:

Per Authority regulation 52 Pa. Code § 1013.1 (relating to certificate and medallion required), a vehicle may not provide citywide taxicab service unless a current and valid certificate is issued by the Authority to the owner of the vehicle and the medallion assigned to that certificate is attached to the vehicle.

The Enforcement Department will immediately begin issuing the 2021-2022 Medallions to eligible taxicabs. Medallion owners should send their drivers to the TLD Headquarters, 2415 South Swanson Street, Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., excluding Holidays (Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day), to be issued the new medallions.

For your convenience the below listed schedule is provided:

P-0001 to P-0500 October 19, 2020 to October 30, 2020

P-0501 to P-1000 November 2, 2020 to November 13, 2020

P-1001 to P-1600 November 16, 2020 to December 4, 2020

***WAV MEDALLIONS ISSUED ON ALL DATES***

Failure to have a 2021-2022 medallion issued and attached to your taxicab on or before December 31, 2020 shall result in the taxicab being removed from service.

REMINDER TO MEDALLION OWNERS OF 2012 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 2012 model year vehicle may be operated in taxicab service is December 31, 2020. This date is fast approaching, take action now to avoid delays. See 53 Pa.C.S. § 5714 and Act 164 of 2016 – 53 Pa.C.S. § 57B02 (c)(6); see also 52 Pa. Code § 1017.4. Consequently, the new 2021-2022 medallions will not be issued to 2012 model year taxicabs. Failure to remove a 2012 taxicab prior to January 1, 2021 will result in the vehicle being placed out of service and the issuance of a penalty.

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

2021-2022 Medallions & Removal of 2012 Taxicabs

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING 2021-2022 MEDALLIONS:

Per Authority regulation 52 Pa. Code § 1013.1 (relating to certificate and medallion required), a vehicle may not provide citywide taxicab service unless a current and valid certificate is issued by the Authority to the owner of the vehicle and the medallion assigned to that certificate is attached to the vehicle.

The Enforcement Department will immediately begin issuing the 2021-2022 Medallions to eligible taxicabs. Medallion owners should send their drivers to the TLD Headquarters, 2415 South Swanson Street, Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., excluding Holidays (Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day), to be issued the new medallions.

For your convenience the below listed schedule is provided:

P-0001 to P-0500 October 19, 2020 to October 30, 2020

P-0501 to P-1000 November 2, 2020 to November 13, 2020

P-1001 to P-1600 November 16, 2020 to December 4, 2020

***WAV MEDALLIONS ISSUED ON ALL DATES***

Failure to have a 2021-2022 medallion issued and attached to your taxicab on or before December 31, 2020 shall result in the taxicab being removed from service.

REMINDER TO MEDALLION OWNERS OF 2012 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 2012 model year vehicle may be operated in taxicab service is December 31, 2020. This date is fast approaching, take action now to avoid delays. See 53 Pa.C.S. § 5714 and Act 164 of 2016 – 53 Pa.C.S. § 57B02 (c)(6); see also 52 Pa. Code § 1017.4. Consequently, the new 2021-2022 medallions will not be issued to 2012 model year taxicabs. Failure to remove a 2012 taxicab prior to January 1, 2021 will result in the vehicle being placed out of service and the issuance of a penalty.

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

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