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November 14, 2013
City of Toronto hosts consultation to present taxicab industry Framework for Change to taxicab drivers
  
Taxicab drivers are invited to attend a consultation session to discuss the Framework for Change report, outlining opportunities for improvement to Toronto’s taxicab industry.

Framework for Change provides direction on issues of accessibility, driver safety, technology, cabstands, fares and licensing structure.

This consultation session was added to accommodate drivers who were unable to participate at the last session due to venue capacity issues.

The consultation session will be held on Wednesday, November 20 at the Allstream Centre, Ballroom A (Former Automotive Building), 105 Princes' Blvd,. from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Drivers must show a valid D01 licence.

The City's Municipal Licensing and Standards division has undertaken a comprehensive review of the taxi industry, involving extensive consultations and research over a two-year period, to address issues within the industry.

In addition to this consultation session, feedback can be shared by:

Website: http://www.toronto.ca/taxireview
Email: taxireview@toronto.ca
Voicemail: 416-338-3095
Fax: 416-397-5463
Mail: The Taxicab Industry Review
100 Queen St. W.
City Hall, 16th Floor, West Tower
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

The final report is scheduled to be presented to the City's Licensing and Standards Committee in January 2014.

More information about this review is available at http://www.toronto.ca/taxireview.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media Contact
Tammy Robbinson, Senior Communications Co-ordinator
Strategic Communications
416-338-3761
trobbin@toronto.ca

 

 

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