GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
DEPARTMENT OF FOR-HIRE VEHICLES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice of Consideration of Proposed Amendments to Title 31 (Taxicabs and Public Vehicles for Hire) of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations: Transport DC and Serious Fines
The Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV) announces a public hearing seeking stakeholder input on the Notice of Emergency and Proposed Rules – Transport DC and Serious Fines, which were adopted July 26, 2018 and published in the DC Register July 27, 2018. The rules establish a cap for Transport DC fares of $33.00, instead of a flat rate; and reestablished a fine amount of $500.00 for serious violations of Title 31. The Public Hearing is scheduled for 10:00 am on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 2235 Shannon Place, SE, Washington, DC 20020, inside the Hearing Room, Suite 2032.
Those interested in speaking at the hearing should register by calling 202-645-6002 not later than Thursday, August 16 at 3:00 pm. Testimony will be limited to the specific subject matter of this public hearing. Each participant will be allotted up to five (5) minutes to present. Participants must submit ten (10) copies of their written testimony to the Secretary of the Department of For-Hire Vehicles, 2235 Shannon Place SE, Suite 3001, Washington, D.C. 20020, in advance of the hearing. All speakers should be prepared to answer questions that may be posed by the Department during the hearing.