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2000-2005 Industry Notices

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2005

E - 01Private Bus Strike
05 - 34 -Provisions Of Transit Strike Contingency Plan Relating To TLC-Licensed Vehicles And Drivers
05 - 33 -Holiday Season Traffic Initiative For Midtown Manhattan
05 - 32 -TLC Reminds Medallion Owners That Commercial Motor Vehicle Tax Stamps Must Be Displayed By December 1
05 - 31 -Weekend Lane Closures Of VAN WYCK EXPWY. At Jamaica Avenue
05 - 30 -2006 Models Approved For Use As New York City Taxicabs
05 - 29 -TLC Now Lists Current Licensees On Enhanced Agency Web Site
05 - 28 -Important Reminder: For-Hire Vehicle Base Owners Must Receive TLC Approval Prior To Changing Ownership Or Location
05 - 27 -Business Opportunity For Medallion Taxicabs: 2005 ING New York City Marathon Health & Fitness Expo
05 - 26 -TLC Web Site Now Conveniently Features Medallion Taxicab Inspection Schedule
05 - 25 -Business Opportunity for Medallion Taxicab Drivers
05 - 23 -TLC Discovers OBD II “Non Communication” inspection failures may be due to Non-Functional fuse in 2005 Crown Victoria
05 - 22 -TLC sets new inspection policy to assist in taxi industry transition to OBD II 
05 - 21 -TLC Discontinues Post Card Reminders for Medallion Taxicab Vehicle Inspection 
05 - 20 -REMINDER: Taxicabs with Unauthorized Exterior Decals are Subject to Enforcement Action 
05 - 19 -Rate Card Stickers Necessary for Extension of Medallion Renewal
05 - 18 -TLC Announces Enhancements to For-Hire Vehicle Base Licensing Process
05 - 17 -Notice of Cancellation of Public Hearing - June 17, 2005
05 - 16 -TLC Public Hearing - Display of TLC Drivers’ Licenses in For-Hire Vehicles
05 - 15 -TLC Issues Status Update Regarding Medallion Taxicab Technology Enhancements Procurement
05 - 14 -The 37th Travel Industry Association’s International Pow Wow Convention is being Held from May 3-7
05 - 13 -TLC Continues License Application Appointment System for New, Transfer and Renewal FHV and Paratransit Vehicles
05 - 12 -Taxi Driver Opportunities at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
05 - 11 -TLC Announces One-Week Grace Period for Daylight Saving Time Meter Conversion
05 - 10 -TLC Extends Service Hours at Woodside Safety & Emissions Facility
05 - 09 -Taxi Driver Opportunities at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
05 - 08 -TLC Updates License Application Process for New, Transfer and Renewal FHV and Paratransit Vehicles
05 - 07 -Dual Purpose NYC 2012/Safety Stickers Promote Olympic Spirit and Safety Awareness in New York City Taxicabs
05 - 06 -Taxi Appreciation Days at Javits Center
05 - 05 -Central Park Drive Closures Associated with Art Project "The Gates"
05 - 04 -York Avenue Taxi Stand Rules and Regulations
05 - 03 -Taxi Driver Opportunities at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
E - 20 -Emergency For-Hire Vehicle and Commuter Van Authorization to Pick Up/Drop Off Along B100, etc. Routes in Brooklyn and Queens is Rescinded
05 - 02 -TLC Announces Important Information Regarding Base Licensing
E - 19 -For-Hire Vehicles and Commuter Van Operators Authorized to Pick Up/Drop Off Along Designated Bus Routes In Brooklyn And Queens
E - 18 -Command Bus Co. / Green Bus Lines Service Disruption
05 - 01 -TLC to Review For-Hire Vehicle Inspection Records

2004
E - 17 -Emergency Commuter Van Authorization to Pick Up/Drop Off Along B100, Q6, Q10, Q11 and Q40 Routes is Rescinded
E - 16 -Commuter Van Operators Authorized to Pick Up/Drop Off Along B100 Route in Brooklyn 
04 - 29 -Business Opportunities Aplenty for Taxicab Drivers at Javits Center Events
04 - 28 -

Temporary Suspension of Taxi Stand at New York Hilton

04 - 27 -TLC Assists Industry in Preparing for Next Phase of OBD II Emissions Testing
04 - 26 -Business Opportunity for Medallion Taxi Drivers: Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show at The Javits Center
04 - 25 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Meter Conversion to Eastern Standard Time
04 - 24 -Business Opportunity for Taxicab Drivers: 2004 NYC Marathon Expo
04 - 23 -TLC to Host Public Meeting/Hearing on Industry Insurance
04 - 22 -Republican National Convention Related Events #2
04 - 21 -Republican National Convention Related Events - August 31, 2004
04 - 20 -Additional Information about the Republican National Convention
04 - 19 -Important Information about the Republican National Convention
04 - 18 -New Holding Lot Available for Use by For-Hire Vehicles, Drivers at JFK International Airport
04 - 17 -Air-Conditioning is a Must for All New York City Taxicabs
04 - 16 -Construction at Laguardia Airport --- Changes for Taxicab drivers
04 - 15 -Medallion Driver Job Fair Offers True One-Stop Shopping for Prospective Hacks
04 - 14 -TLC announces industry information specific to the renewal of all medallion taxicab owner licenses.
04 - 13 -Queens- and Manhattan-Bound Triborough Bridge Closed For Repairs Tuesday, May 11 from 12:01 A.M. to 5 A.M. - May 5
04 - 12 -Opportunity for Taxicab Drivers at the Passenger Ship Terminals
04 - 11 -TLC Notifies Drivers of Major Park Avenue Milling/Re-Paving Project 
04 - 10 -New Taxi Stand at Passenger Ship Terminal 
04 - 09 -Relocation of Grand Central Terminal Taxi Stand 
04 - 08 -Medallion Taxicab Rate of Fare Information 
04 - 07 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Daylight Savings Time Meter Conversion 
04 - 06 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Leap Year Meter Conversion
04 - 05 -TLC Announces Mandatory Procedures for New and Transfer FHV and Paratransit Vehicle Applications 
04 - 04 -Business Opportunity for Taxicab Drivers: Temporary Taxi Stand at Time Warner Center
04 - 03 -Business Opportunity for Taxicab Drivers: Taxi Stand at NYU Medical Center
04 - 02 -TLC Issues Reminder to Licensees: Adam’s Law Governing Seat Belts in Taxicabs, Liveries and Black Cars to Become Effective
04 - 01 -For-Hire Vehicle (FHV) Bases Must Comply with Wheelchair Accessibility Rule as of January 30

2003
03 - 23 -New Traffic Patterns For The Lincoln Tunnel
03 - 22 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Daylight Savings Time Meter Conversion
03 - 21 -Business Opportunity for Taxicab Drivers
03 - 20 -TLC Operational Procedures on September 11, 2003
03 - 19 -Business Opportunity for Taxicab Drivers
03 - 18 -TLC to Participate in NYC & Company's "Taxi Appreciation Day"
03 - 17 -Talking Taxi Device must be Disabled or Removed as of Thursday, May 8 - May 05
03 - 16 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Daylight Savings Time Meter Conversion 
03 - 15 -TLC Announces "EZLicense 2"
03 - 14 -TLC Announces Sweeping Improvements to Driver License Application Process
03 - 13 -Smoke-Free Air Act Effective March 30
03 - 12 -TLC Board of Commissioners Votes Unanimously to Repeal Talking Taxi Device Mandate
03 - 11 -TLC Sets 2003 Deadline for Medallion Financial Disclosure Report
03 - 10 -TLC Celebrates "Cover The Uninsured Week"
03 - 09 -TLC Extends FHV Diamond Sticker Expiration Dates Until April 1, 2003
03 - 08 -Mandatory Procedures for New and Transfer FHV and Paratransit Vehicle Applications
03 - 07 -Suspension of Enforcement of Rules Requiring Installation of Celebrity Talking Taxi Device
03 - 06 -Possible School Bus Strike May Result in Increased Demand for FHV Services
03 - 05 -TLC Launches Pilot Program to Test Accident Data Recorders
03 - 04 -TLC Announces Safety Warning Light Pilot Program
03 - 03 -TLC Announces Formation of Special Investigations Unit to Focus on Insurance Fraud Issues
03 - 02 -TLC Safe Driver Program Offers Licensees Insurance Savings
03 - 01 -TLC to Implement LiveScan Fingerprint System to Further Expedite Licensing Process

2002
02 - 34 -Notice To the Taxicab Industry Regarding New Year's Eve Conduct
02 - 33 -E-ZPass Plus Now Available At JFK
E - 06 -TLC Operations Return to Normal Status Following Aversion of Transit Strike
E - 05 -TLC Licensing Facility To Re-Open
E - 04 -TLC Licensing and Adjudication Facilities to Close Due to Potential Strike
E - 03 -Provisions of Strike Contingency Plan Relating to TLC-Licensed Vehicles And Drivers
E - 02 -Attendance Mandatory at Strike Plan Meeting on Wednesday, December 11 - Monday
02 - 32 -TLC Approves New FHV Advertising Procedures
02 - 31 -TLC Approves New Credit Card Taximeters For Testing 
02 - 30 -TLC Reminds Licensees of Traffic Rules Affecting Taxicabs and FHV
02 - 29 -Waiting Time at Long Island City Adjudications Tribunal Significantly Reduced Due To New TLC Procedures
02 - 28 -Public Motor Vehicle Liability Security Fund Bill Signed Into Law
02 - 27 -TLC Announces New On-Line "Driver of Record" Service Effective December 2, 2002
02 - 26 -TLC Licensee Transportation Information
02 - 25 -Business Opportunity for Taxicab Drivers NYC Marathon Expo
02 - 24 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Daylight Savings Time Meter Conversion 
02 - 23 -New Traffic Patterns For The Lincoln Tunnel
02 - 22 -TLC Announces Schedule for Its Facilities In Effect on September 02, 2002
02 - 21 -TLC Notifies All Holding NJ DMV Chauffeurs' Licenses That They Must Provide a NJ State Driver Abstract
02 - 20 -Industry Notice #02-13 is Rescinded
02 - 19 -FHV Rate of Fare Deadline Extended to September 3, 2002
02 - 18 -TLC to Participate in NYC & Company's "Taxi Appreciation Day"
02 - 17 -FHV Bases Must File a Schedule of Their Rates of Fare
02 - 16 -Revised Hack-Up and Unscheduled Initial Inspection Procedures
02 - 15 -Medallion Transfers to Be Processed by TLC Division of Legal Affairs
02 - 14 -MoMA QNS to Welcome TLC Licensed Drivers
02 - 13 -Selective FHV and Commuter Van Rules are Suspended for the Duration of the Bus Strike Affecting Certain Queens Passengers
02 - 12 -TLC Extends Deadline on Financial Disclosure Forms
02 - 11 -Taxis Needed at Tribeca Film Festival Events May 8-12
02 - 10 -TLC Announces Return to Standard Vehicle Licensing Procedures
02 - 09 -TLC Licensed Vehicles Exempt from Single Occupancy Ban and Permitted to Use Hov-3 Lane on Gowanus Expressway
02 - 08 -TLC Extends FHV Sticker Expiration Dates Until April 1st
02 - 07 -TLC, DMV Extend For-Hire Vehicle Registration Periods
02 - 06(Spanish) TLC Anuncia Modificaciones A Los Nuevo Procedimientos Para La Aplicacion de FHV Vehiculo
02 - 06 -TLC Announces Modifications to Its New FHV Vehicle Application Procedures
02 - 05 -Extension for TLC FHV Permits Expiring Between February 28 and March 15, 2002 Approved
02 - 04 -TLC Announces New Mandatory Vehicle License Procedures to Reduce Waiting Times and Improve Customer Service
02 - 03 -TLC Encourages Drivers to Attend HPD Health Access Initiative February 23 and 24 at Queens Hospital
02 - 02 -New York Marriott Financial Center Hotel is Open for Business
02 - 01 -DMV Corrects Tax Stamp Information Error

2001
01 - 34 -Notice To the Taxicab Industry Regarding New Year's Eve Conduct
01 - 33 -E-ZPass Plus Now Available At JFK
01 - 32 -TLC Approves New FHV Advertising Procedures
01 - 31 -TLC Approves New Credit Card Taximeters For Testing 
01 - 30 -TLC Reminds Licensees of Traffic Rules Affecting Taxicabs and FHV
01 - 29 -Waiting Time at Long Island City Adjudications Tribunal Significantly Reduced Due To New TLC Procedures
01 - 28 -Public Motor Vehicle Liability Security Fund Bill Signed Into Law
01 - 27 -TLC Announces New On-Line "Driver of Record" Service Effective December 2, 2002
01 - 26 -TLC Licensee Transportation Information
01 - 25 -Business Opportunity for Taxicab Drivers NYC Marathon Expo
01 - 24 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Daylight Savings Time Meter Conversion 
01 - 23 -New Traffic Patterns For The Lincoln Tunnel
01 - 22 -TLC Announces Schedule for Its Facilities In Effect on September 02, 2002
01 - 21 -TLC Commissioner/Chair Matthew W. Daus Announces "Operation Street Hail"
01 - 20 -TLC Announces Procedures for Taxicab Owners to Request a Vehicle Retirement Extension
01 - 19 -TLC Approves 2002 "Stretch" Crown Victoria as a Taxicab and Authorizes Testing of 2002 Honda Odyssey
E - 14 -TLC Announces New Taxi School Payment Option to Assist Prospective Licensees
E - 13 -TLC Coordinates Free Transportation for Families of Flight 587 Victims
E - 12 -TLC Urges Medallion Taxicab Drivers to Participate in "Wall Street Wednesdays"
E - 11 -TLC Temporarily Defers Enforcement of FHV Rules
E - 10 -TLC Announces Expedited Licensing Policies to Assist its Regulated Industries
E - 09 -TLC's Free Emergency Transportation Service Program: Update
E - 08 -TLC Hosts Informational Meeting with FEMA/Small Business Administration
E - 07 -Hearings Resume at the TLC Tribunal Located at JFK Airport
E - 06 -Hearings Resume Monday, at TLC Tribunal Located at Long Island City
E - 05 -TLC Free Emergency Transportation Service Program a Success! 
E - 04 -TLC Establishes a 24 Hour Hotline for Information Regarding Bridge and Tunnel Crossings
E - 03 -Temporary Relocation of TLC Headquarters
E - 02 -TLC Free Emergency Transportation Provided by Industry Volunteers
E - 01 -Commissioner/Chair Directive on Price Gouging and Overcharging
01 - 18 -Mayor Giuliani Nominates Matthew W. Daus as Chairman of TLC
01 - 17 -Phase II of Internet Application to Allow ParaTransit Bases, Van Authorities, Taxi Fleet Operators, Taxi Lease Agents, Taxi Brokers, And Taxi Meter Shops Instant Access to TLC Info
01 - 16 -HealthStat Fair July 14 & 15 Taxi And FHV Drivers Can Sign Up For Free or Low Cost Health Insurance for Uninsured Children
01 - 15 -Updating Industry Notices #01-06 & #01-12) Accessible Vehicle Reimbursement Funds Rolled Over Into Fiscal Year 2002
01 - 14 -July 1, 2001 is Effective Date of $35 Flat Fare From JKF Airport to Manhattan; TLC Directs That Stickers Must Reflect New Flat Fare
01 - 13 -Yellow Taxicab Driver Appreciation Day to Be Hosted At LaGuardia Airport June 14
01 - 12 -Clock is Ticking on Remaining Funds Available for Accessible FHV and Taxicabs
01 - 11 -Issuance of Operators's Licenses Utilizing The Digital Photo-Imaging System
01 - 10 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Daylight Savings Time Meter Conversion
01 - 09 -Updated TLC Licensing Procedures for New and Renewal Operator's License Applicants; Interim Year Operator's License Requirements 
01 - 08 -TLC Reminds Medallion Owners that all Medallion Renewal Applications are Due No Later than April 30, 2001
01 - 07 -TLC Urges Extreme Caution for Taxicab and Livery Drivers Working during Snowstorm Conditions 
01 - 06 -Reimbursement Funding Available for Accessible FHV and Taxicabs
01 - 05 -TLC Announces FHV Waiting Stand at West 41st Street
01 - 04 -TLC to Institute a Grace Period for Enforcement of Expired New York State Department of Motor Vehicle Registrations
S - 01 -(SPECIAL) Commuter Van Loading/Unloading Sites Established in Downtown Brooklyn
01 - 03 -New Internet Application to Allow FHV Bases Instant Access to TLC Info
01 - 02 -Reciprocal Agreement between the NYC TLC and the Westchester TLC Regarding Intermunicipal Transportation
01 - 01 -DMV Cor TLC Informs That NYS DMV Will Commence Issuance of New License Plates

2000
00 - 35 -TLC Urges Extreme Caution for Taxicab and Livery Drivers Working During Snowstorm Conditions
00 - 34 -New TLC Policy to Assist Former Hack License Holder Applicants
00 - 33 -TLC Reminds All Vehicle & Base Station Owners That the February and March are the Peak Period of Activity at the TLC Licensing Division
00 - 32 -TLC Reminds All Medallion Taxicab and For-Hire Vehicle Drivers to Strictly Adhere to Traffic Laws During Holiday Season 2000
00 - 31 -TLC Reminds Medallion Taxicab and FHV Drivers of Prohibition of Use of Wireless Telephones While Driving
00 - 30 -TLC Reminds FHV and Medallion Taxicab Owners of Requirement to File Accident Notifications with the TLC
00 - 29 -Short Haul Area Enlarged for Taxicab Trips from John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport
00 - 28 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Daylight Savings Time Meter Conversion
00 - 27 -Partition/Camera Reimbursement Program to Conclude on October 16, 2000
00 - 26 -Digital Security Cameras Readily Available From Manufacturers
00 - 25 -TLC Directs Livery Base Owners to Familiarize Drivers with Digital Camera Operation Protocols
00 - 24 -Manhattan District Attorney's Office Seeks Victims and Information in Livery Driver Fraud Case
00 - 23 -TLC Extends date for Compliance with Rule Requiring Partitions or Cameras in Independently Owned/Operated TLC-Licensed Vehicles
00 - 22 -Modification of TLC Industry Notice #00-16, regarding Worker's Compensation Coverage
00 - 21 -Sets July 21 as Date for Compliance with Rule Requiring Partitions or Cameras in Independently Owned/Operated TLC-Licensed Vehicles
00 - 20 -TLC Provide 9-1-1 only Cellular Telephones to FHV Drivers
00 - 19 -TLC Reminds Livery Vehicle Owners of Window Tinting
00 - 18 -Enforcement Moratorium Extended
00 - 17 -Mayor's Office Establishes Livery Drivers Relief Fund
00 - 16 -TLC to Comply with State Workers' Compensation Laws
00 - 15 -TLC Reminders about Medallion Renewal Applications
00 - 14 -TLC Votes to Require Partitions or Cameras
00 - 13 -Drivers Required to Accept Summonses for Vehicle Owners
00 - 12 -Licensees Required to File Telephone Numbers with TLC
00 - 11 -Clarification of Toll Charges, Passenger Reimbursement
00 - 10 -TLC Extends Compliance Date for Meter Conversion
00 - 09 -Compliance Date for Celebritytalking Taxi Message Rotation
00 - 08 -TLC Authorizes In-Vehicle Digital Camera
00 - 07 -New TLC Adjudications Rules and Procedures Became Effective
00 - 06 -FHV Enforcement Initiative Targets Quality of Life Violations
00 - 05 -TLC Reminds to Mail License Renewal Applications Early
00 - 04 -Enforcement for E-ZPASS Implementation in NYC Extended
00 - 03 -Clarification of TLC Review of Medallion Transfers
00 - 02 -Reminder to Commuter Van Industry Concerning Operation
00 - 01 -RE: Filing of Certificate of Insurance With Commission