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New TLC facility to protect JFK passengers from illegal ‘hustler’ vehicles
New TLC facility to protect JFK passengers from illegal ‘hustler’ vehicles
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 12/02/2013 at 2:00PM

The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) will now have eyes everywhere at John F. Kennedy International (JFK) Airport. The TLC and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey unveiled a new satellite enforcement facility at JFK to consistently monitor any illegal “hustler” vehicles trying to get passengers. “The TLC’s increased vigilance will help [...]

TLC lets liveries pick up passengers
News Billy Rennison 4/25/2012 at 11:55AM

Livery cabs have received the green light to begin picking up street hails, a decision that has many yellow taxi drivers red in the face. The decision was passed 7-2 by the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission on Thursday, April 19. “We’re seeing the birth of a wholly new service today that will allow communities [...]

Ride Safe pilot program a success
Ride Safe pilot program a success
News Melissa Chan 11/15/2011 at 9:35AM

Two months after its inception, transit officials have hailed the pilot Ride Safe Livery Stand program a success. The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) and Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC) — both instrumental figures in the stand’s creation — joined with other officials on Thursday, November 10 to celebrate the thriving launch [...]