Mayor acknowledges “review should have occurred, but it didn’t” after Burlington Taxi closure

Photo: LinkedIn Burlington Taxi closed its doors on November 26th. On November 30, the City of Burlington convened a special meeting to address the issue. After the meeting, Mayor Marianne Meed Ward said in a press release, “Early in 2019, staff formed a small team to look into the bylaw review and removed

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49% of rideshare users came from TTC, 5% from private cars, Dr. James Cooper tells Committee

Dr. James Cooper, Director of Transport Research Services of Austin, Texas was one of the online deputants at the November 30 Licensing Committee meeting. Cooper brought a unique perspective to the meeting, given that he has both a global and a Toronto-centric view of the vehicle for hire portfolio. Dr.

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Pause in licensing new drivers until training is launched passed by Licensing Committee

Toronto cancelled its Taxi driver training program in 2016, but is now reinstating it. Photo: Unsplash Toronto Council’s decision to pause issuing new license to rideshare drivers until its mandated training program is implemented was supported at the November 30 Licensing Committee meeting. The motion as passed requires that all vehicle-for-hire and

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