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Public Hearing - Modernization Rules

Next Date: 
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm


Location: 
2235 Shannon Place, SE, Washington, DC 20020
Room: 
DFHV Hearing Room, Suite 2032
Details: 

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:
Emergency and Proposed Modernization Rules

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
1:00 PM

The Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV) is conducting a public hearing  to seek stakeholder input on the Emergency and Proposed Modernization Rules, which were adopted October 27, 2017 and published in the November 17, 2017 DC Register.  The rules require all DC taxicabs to transition from the legacy Modern Taximeter Systems to new Digital Taxicab Solutions by December 31, 2017. The Public Hearing is scheduled for 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at DFHV, 2235 Shannon Place, SE, Washington, DC  20020, inside the Second Floor Hearing Room, Suite 2032.

Those interested in speaking at the hearing should register by calling 202-645-6002 not later than Monday, December 11 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.

This public hearing is for the purpose of gaining advance public and industry feedback on potential revisions to the definition and regulations relevant to the modernization regulations which appear in Title 31 DCMR Chapters 4, 5, 6, 8, 15, 18, 20 and 99.