Vehicle for Hire
Industry Support Discussion
City administration brought the concerns about financial strain raised by the Vehicle for Hire industry to the Emergency Advisory Committee (EAC) for discussion on Thursday August 27, 2020. The next step is for administration to bring a report with options for how to further support the industry to the September 30, 2020 Community and Public Services Committee for consideration.
One of the options under consideration is a 50% reduction in dispatcher and vehicle licensing fees for 2020. Licensees who have already paid their 2020 fees would receive a 50% credit applied to their 2021 fees.
The EAC also asked administration to bring forward information on the impacts of extending the fee reductions to driver licensing fees.