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Notice of Taxicab Rate Review – Request for Public Comment

Notice To All Interested Parties:
On June 28, 2022, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (“Authority”) approved, through oral resolution, the recommendation of the Taxicab and Limousine Division (“TLD”) to amend the current rate review investigation pursuant to the amended Petition for Rate Change (“Petition”) that was filed with the TLD on May 12, 2022.  The Amended Petition may be obtained here: Docket No. P-21-03-01 – Amended Petition for Taxicab Rate Review
Now, based upon the relevant portions of the Amended Petition and the TLD’s recommendation to the Authority, the TLD seeks written comment from the public at large and the industry concerning the current rate review as it pertains to only the following requests:(1) A proposed increase in the taxicab Flat Rate from the Center City Zone to the PHL Airport, and vice versa, from $28.50 to $32.00; and(2) A proposed increase in the taxicab minimum fare from PHL Airport from $11.00 to $20.00 Interested parties are invited to submit written comments no later than August 10, 2022 to the attention of: Christine A. Kirlin, Esq., Director, Taxicab and Limousine Division, to or by mail to her attention at: Philadelphia Parking Authority, Taxicab and Limousine Division, 2415 S. Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148-4113During this comment period, the TLD will also begin to conduct its own investigation concerning the aforementioned items of this rate review. We very much appreciate your input concerning this matter.  Thank you.