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NYC Clean Air Taxi and For-Hire Laws


See: safety & emissions leaving NYCWasteLess at NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission

Law: NYC Administrative Code leaving NYCWasteLess (Title 19, Chapter 5, Sections 19-533: Clean Air Taxis, and 19-534: Clean air and accessible taxicab and for-hire vehicle plan)

Rules: Rules of the City of New York leaving NYCWasteLess (Title 35, Chapter 3, Section 3-03 - 3-03.3: Taxicab Specifications)

Summary: Taxicabs and for-hire vehicles are governed by specifications for safety, quality and comfort and regulated by the Taxi and Limousine Commission. Local Law 72 of 2005 leaving NYCWasteLess designates certain alternative fuel vehicles as eligible to be used as taxicabs to support NYC's policy to reduce air pollution and conserve fuel.

Amendments: Local Law 52 of 2006 leaving NYCWasteLess extends the retirement period for clean air and accessible taxicabs. Local Law 53 of 2006 leaving NYCWasteLess requires the creation of a plan to promote the use of clean air and accessible taxicabs and for-hire vehicles.

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