January 29, 2016
To All Interested Parties:
Industry Notice #16-04
For Immediate Release
ATTENTION: ALL MEDALLION TAXI & SHL LICENSEES --
Beginning February 1, 2016, the $4.50 JFK Airport rush hour surcharge will automatically apply 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM weekdays, excluding holidays, on all Medallion Taxicab and Street Hail Livery (SHL) flat rate trips between Manhattan and JFK Airport.
Medallion Taxicab and SHL vehicle owners are receiving wireless updates to their TPEP and LPEP equipment to add the JFK rush hour surcharge. If there are any problems making the update to a vehicle’s TPEP or LPEP equipment, the TPEP or LPEP provider will contact the vehicle owner directly to provide instructions on how to get the equipment updated. Unless instructed otherwise by the TPEP or LPEP provider, owners will not need to visit a meter shop to receive this update.
New Rate CardsNew Medallion and SHL rate cards, which will list the JFK Airport surcharge, will be distributed by the Uniformed Services Bureau (USB) at the Woodside Safety & Emissions/Inspection facility beginning February 11, 2016 at your vehicle‘s next scheduled inspection. The new rate cards will have an expiration date of October 31, 2017.