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Proposed Rulemaking 126-11 “Modern Taxicab Standards”

Notice to All Interested Parties:

On May 28, 2015, the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission (“IRRC”) received the Authority’s Proposed Regulation “Modern Taxicab Standards”, IRRC #126-11, which was issued by the Authority’s Board at its regularly meeting held on February 24, 2015 (Download). This regulation will require vehicles proposed for taxicab service after a designated date to be wheelchair accessible and comply with the wheelchair accessible regulations, including vehicle age and mileage requirements.

The proposed rulemaking was published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on June 13, 2015. Please be advised that the public comment period is now open concerning this proposed rulemaking and will close on July 13, 2015. All comments are to be sent either by U.S. Mail or electronically to the following addresses. Your comments should reference the Philadelphia Parking Authority 126-11 “Modern Taxicab Standards”:

Independent Regulatory Review Commission
333 Market Street, 14th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Dennis G. Weldon, Esq.
General Counsel
Philadelphia Parking Authority
701 Market Street, Suite 5400
Philadelphia, PA 19106

James R. Ney, Director
Taxicab and Limousine Division
2415 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148

You may find all information pertaining to this rulemaking at the IRRC website accessible through the folloing link:

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