NYTWA Support Memo on Proposed Environmental Impact Study on Growth of FHVs (Intro 0847) and Limited Moratorium on FHV Vehicle Licenses (Intro 0842)

We are in strong support of a limited moratorium on the issuance of new vehicle permit licenses for FHVs - which, unlike medallion yellow taxis and street-hail-liveries are not capped. A study on the environmental impact must also include how the explosion in the number of FHVs - over 60% compared to just four years ago - has affected the drivers who now face unprecedented competition for the same number of fares, all the while working in gridlock that grows worse every month.

Read NYTWA's full support memo here