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Notice to all Interested Parties: March 2014 Fuel Surcharge

On April 23, 2012 the Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority, at its scheduled April meeting approved a measure implementing a fuel surcharge system for all Philadelphia Taxicabs and Airport Transfer Services, (a category of limousine service largely provided in vans).

The surcharge system allows for the fuel surcharge to change monthly based on fluctuating gas prices as described in the chart posted with the Board Resolution of April 23, 2012 (see link for chart on this page at December 19 Posting).

As required in the April 23, 2012 Resolution, the average price per gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline must be evaluated each month, the corresponding surcharge determined and then posted on the Taxicab and Limousine page of the Authority’s website on the third Friday of that month for the following month.

The fuel surcharge for March 1, 2014 through March 31, 2014 is as follows:

For Taxicabs – $1.00 per trip.

For Airport Transfer Services (as described above) – $2.25 per passenger.

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Reminder – Public Comment Hearing Regarding Proposed WAV Taxicab and Medallion Sale Regulations – 2/12/14

The Philadelphia Parking Authority Taxicab and Limousine Division seeks information and comment from the public at large, prospective vendors of associated equipment and the industry concerning Proposed Rulemaking Order 126-5 which will establish mandatory requirements for the operation of medallion taxicabs restricted to wheelchair accessible taxicab service.

Comment will also be taken at this time regarding Proposed Rulemaking Order 126-6 which will amend Chapter 1013 of the Taxicab and Limousine Regulations to add a subchapter titled Medallion Sales by the Authority which will establish the rules the Authority will follow to sell medallions.

The Proposed Rulemaking Orders may be viewed on the Authority website: www.philapark.org (http://www.philapark.org/) under “News and Updates”:

  • Proposed Rulemaking Order 126-5 at August 2, 2013
  • Proposed Rulemaking Order 126-6 at September 30, 2013

Written comments may be submitted at the hearing or before the hearing to the attention of Charles Milstein, Esquire, Assistant to Director at cmilstein@philapark.org or by mail: Philadelphia Parking Authority Taxicab and Limousine Division, 2415 S. Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148-4113.

The hearing will be held on Wednesday February 12, 2014 from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 110AB at 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Please call Charles Milstein, 215-683-9637 with any questions.

We very much appreciate your input concerning this important endeavor.

James R. Ney, Director
Taxicab and Limousine Division
Philadelphia Parking Authority

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Reminder – Public Comment Hearing Regarding Proposed WAV Taxicab and Medallion Sale Regulations – 2/12/14

The Philadelphia Parking Authority Taxicab and Limousine Division seeks information and comment from the public at large, prospective vendors of associated equipment and the industry concerning Proposed Rulemaking Order 126-5 which will establish mandatory requirements for the operation of medallion taxicabs restricted to wheelchair accessible taxicab service.

Comment will also be taken at this time regarding Proposed Rulemaking Order 126-6 which will amend Chapter 1013 of the Taxicab and Limousine Regulations to add a subchapter titled Medallion Sales by the Authority which will establish the rules the Authority will follow to sell medallions.

The Proposed Rulemaking Orders may be viewed on the Authority website: www.philapark.org (http://www.philapark.org/) under “News and Updates”:

Proposed Rulemaking Order 126-5 at August 2, 2013

Proposed Rulemaking Order 126-6 at September 30, 2013

Written comments may be submitted at the hearing or before the hearing to the attention of Charles Milstein, Esquire, Assistant to Director at cmilstein@philapark.org or by mail: Philadelphia Parking Authority Taxicab and Limousine Division, 2415 S. Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148-4113.

The hearing will be held on Wednesday February 12, 2014 from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 110AB at 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Please call Charles Milstein, 215-683-9637 with any questions.

We very much appreciate your input concerning this important endeavor.

James R. Ney, Director

Taxicab and Limousine Division

Philadelphia Parking Authority

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