Technology System Providers (TSP) are licensed by the Commission to sell, lease, install, service, and repair Technology Systems. Technology Systems provide Taxicabs and Street-Hail Liveries with in-vehicle technology used for driver authentication, credit card processing, and trip data collection and transmission. For more information email email@example.com.
Step 1: Submit Application
Note: TSPs must be used in conjunction with a TLC-licensed Taximeter. If your system includes a custom-built taximeter, you must also apply for a Taximeter Manufacturer License from TLC.
Step 2: TLC Testing
Step 3: Documentation
After approval of the system, the applicant must submit final documentation including:
Step 4: Approval
After successful completion of steps 3 and 4, the TLC will issue a TSP license to the applicant. TLC will keep the two provided demonstration units. The TSP must maintain the units as long as TLC authorization is held. Licensees are required to submit trip data every Thursday by 3pm on a weekly basis.
Prologue: Technology Systems are required to play the TLC-provided video at the beginning of every taxi trip.
Technology System Providers must capture and transmit trip data. Trip data is to be submitted via applicant-hosted SFTP as four separate, zipped CSV files. Files are due every Thursday at 3 PM covering the Monday to Sunday prior.
Yellow Taxi Data Specs
The naming conventions for Yellow Taxi data are:
Street-Hail Livery Data Specs
The naming conventions for Street-Hail Livery data are:
Main Trip Records: LPEP_[start date, YYYYMMDD]_[end date, YYYYMMDD]
Rate 4 Table: LPEP2_RATE4_[start date, YYYYMMDD]_[end date, YYYYMMDD]
Shift Table: LPEP2_SHIFT_[start date, YYYYMMDD]_[end date, YYYYMMDD]
Breadcrumbs: LPEP2_BREADCRUMB_[start date, YYYYMMDD]_[end date, YYYYMMDD]
Technology Systems must prevent the taximeter from being engaged in unauthorized vehicles and by unauthorized drivers. Authorizations change daily and must be verified using the lists linked below. For Open Data API Instructions visit: Getting Started With Open Data (OpenData)
Current Medallion status
Current SHL status
Current TLC Drivers (Medallion, Street Hail Livery and For Hire Vehicle)