Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC)

Description

Created in 1971 by Local Law No. 12, the Taxi and Limousine Commission is a Charter-mandated agency, the purpose of which is the continuance, further development and improvement of taxi and for-hire vehicle service in the City of New York. The Commission is also responsible for licensing and regulating for-hire vehicle, commuter van and wheelchair-accessible van services as it relates to the overall public transportation network of the City; to establish taxicab rates for all regulated industries, standards of service, standards of insurance and minimum coverage; standards for driver safety; standards for equipment safety and design; and standards and criteria for the licensing of vehicles, drivers and operators engaged in such services.
The Commission shall consist of nine members (eight unsalaried) to be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council; five of said members, one resident from each of the five boroughs of New York City, shall be recommended for appointment by a majority vote of the council members of each respective borough.

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Addresses

  33 Beaver St., New York NY, 10004    Map this

Contact Numbers

Customer Service Hotline:  (718) 391-5501
Outside of New York CIty:  212 NEW YORK

Members

Chair - Vacant
Mayoral.
Appointed by the Mayor
Term ends Jan 31, 2017
Kenneth Mitchell
(SI).
Appointed by City Council
Term ends Jan 31, 2022
Nora Constance Marino
(Q).
Appointed by City Council
Term ends Jan 31, 2022
Thomas Sorrentino
(BK).
Appointed by City Council
Term ends Jan 31, 2022
Lauvienska Polanco
(M).
Appointed by City Council
Term ends Jan 31, 2019
Bill Aguado
(BX).
Appointed by City Council
Term ends Jan 31, 2022
Steven Kest
Appointed by The Mayor
Term ends Jan 31, 2019
Vacant
Jacques Jiha
Appointed by The Mayor
Term ends Jan 31, 2017

Personnel

Commissioner/Chair, Chief Executive Officer - Vacant
Term ends Jan 31, 2017
(212) 676-1003
Executive Assistant to the Commissioner/Chair - Tanya Scott
(212) 676-1007
Chief of Staff - Dawn Miller
(212) 676-1062
Deputy Chief of Staff - Charles Furrey
(212) 676-1189