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About The Taxi Advisory Committee

The Taxicab Advisory Committee: Provides feed back on taxicab matters destined for Board action Reviews summaries of administrative hearing officer decisions concerning taxicab owner and driver penalties Resolves taxicab owner’s written grievances Reviews summaries of complaints concerning taxicab service Reviews vehicle inspection criteria, process, results, and rankings Reviews the annual fee schedule Approves taxicab rates of fare for the City of San Diego and the San Diego International Airport Comments on MTS’s work program concerning taxicab matters Meetings are held four to six times a year in the Board Room at the James R. Mills Building and are open to the
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“Taxi drivers are 20 times more likely to be murdered on the job than other workers, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Last year, 27 of the 42 cabdrivers killed on the job were murder victims. The rest died in traffic crashes, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That is up from 2009, when 23 drivers were killed in violent acts.” – The Union Tribune We will be standing in solidarity in a Peaceful Protest to Call Attention to Violence in the Taxi Industry after the tragic robbery and death of Mir Sadat Sahou, 68, whose cab
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