Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Rules
What are we proposing? The Taxi and Limousine Commission is considering changing its
rules. The change would amend the TLC’s Rules to create rules to accommodate electronic
hailing (e-hail) of taxicabs.
When and where is the Hearing? The Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed
rule. The public hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013. The
hearing will be in the Commission hearing room at 33 Beaver Street, New York, New York, on
the 19th Floor.
How do I comment on the proposed rules? Anyone can comment on the proposed rules by:
Mail. You can mail written comments to the Taxi and Limousine Commission, Office of
Legal Affairs, 33 Beaver Street – 22nd Floor, New York, New York 10014.
Fax. You can fax written comments to the Taxi and Limousine Commission, Office of
Legal Affairs, at 212-676-1102.
Email. You can email written comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Website. You can submit comments to the Taxi and Limousine Commission through the
NYC rules Web site at www.nyc.gov/nycrules.
By Speaking at the Hearing. Anyone who wants to comment on the proposed rule at the
public hearing must sign up to speak. You can sign up before the hearing by calling 212-
676-1135. You can also sign up in the hearing room before the hearing begins on
November 29, 2012. You can speak for up to three minutes.
Is there a deadline to submit written comments? Yes, you must submit written comments by
December 18, 2013.
Do you need assistance to participate in the Hearing? You must tell the Office of Legal
Affairs if you need a reasonable accommodation of a disability at the Hearing. You must tell us
if you need a sign language interpreter. You can tell us by mail at the address given above. You
may also tell us by telephone at 212-676-1135. You must tell us by Friday 13, December , 2013.
Can I review the comments made on the proposed rules? A few days after the hearing, a
transcript of the hearing and copies of the written comments will be available to the public at the
Office of Legal Affairs.
What authorizes the Commission to make this rule? Sections 1043 and 2303 of the Commission to make this proposed rule. This proposed rule was not included in the
Commission’s regulatory agenda for this Fiscal Year because it was not contemplated when the
Commission published the agenda.
Where can I find the Commission’s rules? The Commission’s rules are in title 35 of the
Rules of the City of New York.
What rules govern the rulemaking process? The Commission must meet the requirements of
Section1043 of the City Charter when creating or changing rules. This notice is made according
to the requirements of Section 1043(b) of the City Charter.
Questions for the TLC: By what authority has the ehail pilot ptogtam brrn extended?
What is the time frame for this pilot probram extension?
Can the extension be allowed to continue indefinitely?eHAIL pilot Program