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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Community Assistant


The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) is the City agency responsible for oversight of the for-hire vehicle industries in New York City including yellow medallion taxis, community car services and livery cars, black car services, luxury limousines, commuter vans and paratransit services.  Combined, the TLC regulates industries that are responsible for over 500,000 daily trips, serving over 1,000,000 passengers.  Our role is to ensure that each passengers riding experience is safe, comfortable and convenient.  The TLCs Licensing and Standards Division is responsible for the review and credentialing of all members of TLC-regulated industries ranging from yellow taxi drivers to commuter van base owners.  In total, there are 14 different license types with over 125,000 licensees managed by the Division.  The Division is responsible for developing and setting applicant standards, accepting and evaluating applicant submissions and ensuring that licensees maintain the high standards of conduct established by the TLC through proactive compliance monitoring of licensing requirements.  The Division strives to provide a high level of customer and client services for our licensees so that they can provide a safe, comfortable and convenient ride for their passengers.


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