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On September 13th, the City of Toronto issued the press release below. October 2nd is the deadline for interested parties to submit their names for consideration to be on the Electric Vehicles Working Group.
Applications open for the Vehicle-for-Hire Net Zero Working Group
The City of Toronto is inviting members from across Toronto’s vehicle-for-hire industry and relevant stakeholders to join the Vehicle-for-Hire Net Zero Working Group. Led by a third-party facilitator, the working group will review possible solutions to guide and support the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions produced by the vehicle-for-hire industry to net zero by 2030.
The working group will discuss how to reduce emissions and support the transition to electric vehicles. Input and advice from the working group will be considered when policy, program or bylaw changes are recommended to achieve the goal of net zero.
Interested participants can view the Terms of Reference and fill out the online application form, available on the City’s Vehicle-for-Hire Bylaw Updates webpage: www.toronto.ca/vehicle-for-hire-bylaw-updates. The deadline for applications is Sunday, October 2.
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