Taxi and Limousine Commission

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 [...]

NYPD, TLC crack down on illegal vans
NYPD, TLC crack down on illegal vans
News Maggie Hayes 10/25/2012 at 7:55AM

The joy ride is coming to an end for illegal dollar vans cruising the streets of southeast Queens. The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has teamed up with the 103rd Precinct to continue a crackdown, embarking on monthly checks of the area and stopping illegal vans they find running rampant through the streets. “They take [...]

Taxi fare hike starts today
Taxi fare hike starts today
News Queens Courier Staff 9/04/2012 at 10:57AM

The first taxi fare increase in six years goes into effect today. In July, the Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) approved the hike that raises cab rides an average of 17 percent. Though the initial $2.50 charge for the first 1/5 mile has not changed, the rate for each additional 1/5 mile has gone up [...]

Ambulette checks result in summonses, seizures
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/19/2012 at 11:12AM

The New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) and New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) recently conducted a surprise check of ambulette service providers in Queens and Brooklyn. During two investigations in the last month, the OMIG and TLC issued more than 15 summonses. Violations included unlicensed drivers and vehicles, [...]

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 [...]

Court allows outer borough taxi plan to roll on
News Billy Rennison 3/28/2012 at 12:29PM

In a decision the city “hailed” as a victory, a federal court recently ruled to allow a controversial taxi reform plan to roll on. The ruling from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay after a December decision found the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission’s (TLC) fleet discriminated against people [...]