TORONTO TAXI REFORM

INFORMATION ABOUT TORONTO'S TAXI INDUSTRY

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001

Overview

002

Prerequisites For A Sustainable Taxi Industry

003

Misinformation Spread By Former Councillors

004

Uber Is Contrary To The Public Good 

005 The Reason For Dilapidated Taxis, Excessively High Taxi Fares, And Very Low Driver Income In Toronto's Taxi Industry 

 

 

1968-001

The Licence Issuing Lists Part One -- Genesis Of And Problems Caused By Creating Multiple Lists

1968-002

The Licence Issuing Lists Part Two -- Gaming The System And Creating Absentee Owners

 

 

1982-001

Pretext For The 1982 Review Of Toronto's Taxi Industry

1982-002

Sound State Of Toronto's Taxi Industry In The 1960s And The 1970s

1982-003

Sound State Of Toronto's Taxi Industry Immediately Prior To The 1982 Review Of Same

1982-004

Sorry State Of Toronto's Taxi Industry In The Late 1980s And The 1990s

1982-005

Sorry State Of Toronto's Taxi Industry In The Late 1980s And The 1990s -- What Went Wrong

 

 

1987-001

The 1987 Review Of Toronto's Taxi Industry

 

 

1998-001

Pretext For The 1998 Review Of Toronto's Taxi Industry

1998-002

Sorry State Of Toronto's Taxi Industry Prior To The 1998 Review Of Same

1998-003

Sorry State Of Toronto's Taxi Fleet In The 1990s -- What Went Wrong

1998-004

Taxicab Operating Expenses In 1998 -- Standard Taxi -- One Driver -- One-Year-Old Vehicle

1998-005

Taxicab Operating Expenses In 1998 -- Standard Taxi -- Two Drivers -- One-Year-Old Vehicle

1998-006

Taxicab Operating Expenses In 1998 -- Standard Taxi -- Two Drivers -- Brand New Vehicle

1998-007

Driver Income In 1998 -- Historical Division Of Monies Between Owners And Drivers

1998-008

Driver Income In 1998 -- Calculating Driver Income And Shift Rental Cost If An Owner And A Driver Were Splitting The Sheet

1998-009

Driver Income In 1998 -- How The Regulator Can Estimate Same At A Glance

1998-010

Driver Income -- Recessions And Business Downturns -- Effect Of On Driver Income

1998-011

Owner Income And Operating Expenses In 1998 -- Standard Taxi -- If An Owner Who Was The Sole Driver Of His Taxi

1998-012

Owner Income And Operating Expenses In 1998  -- Standard Taxi -- If A Taxi Was Driven By The Owner And One Shift Driver And They Both Worked 5 Five 12-Hour Shifts A Week

1998-013

Owner Income And Operating Expenses In 1998 -- Standard Taxi -- If A Retired Owner-Driver Who Operated His Taxi As If It Were A Fleet Taxi

1998-014

Owner Income In 1998 -- Standard Taxi -- If A Retired Owner-Driver Or Owner-Operator Who Leased His Taxi Licence In Lieu Of A Pension

1998-015

Lease Rates -- Why So High

1998-016

Van Veen Report On Combining The Owners' List And The Drivers' List By Order Of Seniority In The Industry (1995)

1998-017

Ambassador Taxis -- Owner Income And Vehicle Operating Expenses -- As Originally Proposed By Council

1998-018

Ambassador Taxis -- Owner Income And Vehicle Operating Expenses -- As The By-Law Was Finally Written

1998-019

Ambassador Taxis -- Financial Effect Of On The Owners And Drivers Of The Existing Standard Taxis

1998-020 Ambassador Taxis -- Ambassador Taxis -- Financial Effect Of On The Owners And Drivers of Standard Taxis
1998-021 Ambassador Taxis -- Owner Income and Operating Expenses in 1999 -- If Working 37.5 Hours Per Work Week
   

2011-000

About Taxi Reform

2011-001

Pretext For The 2011 Review Of Toronto's Taxi Industry

2011-002

Poor State Of Toronto's Taxi Industry Prior To The 2011 Taxi Review

2011-003

By-Law Changes In 2014 And Their Consequences

2011-004

Taxi Reform -- Solutions To The Major Problems In Toronto's Taxi Industry

2011-005

The Worst Thing That Any Regulator Can Ever Do

2011-006

How Many Taxis Will Toronto Need Through the 2026 Census

2011-007

Lease Rates -- Why So High

2011-008

Taxicab Operating Expenses In 2014 -- Standard Taxi -- One-Year-Old Toyota Camry LE-- Owner Is The Sole Driver Of His Taxi

2011-009

Taxicab Operating Expenses In 2014 -- Standard Taxi -- One-Year-Old Toyota Camry LE -- Taxi Is Driven By The Owner And One Driver

2011-010

Taxicab Operating Expenses In 2014 -- Standard Taxi -- Brand New Toyota Camry LE -- Taxi Is Driven By The Owner And One Driver

2011-011

Taxicab Operating Expenses In 2014 -- Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle -- Brand New MV1 -- Taxi Is Driven By The Owner And 1 Driver

2011-012

Driver Income -- Standard Taxi -- Historical Division Of Monies Between Owners And Drivers

2011-013

Driver Income In 2014 -- Standard Taxi -- Estimating Total Amount Booked Per Shift

2011-014

Driver Income In 2014 -- Standard Taxi -- Calculating Driver Income Per Shift And Estimating Driver Income At A Glance

2011-015

Owner Income And Taxicab Operating Expenses In 2014 -- Standard Taxi -- Owner Driver Who Is The Sole Driver Of His Taxi And Works Five 12-Hour Shifts A Week

2011-016

Owner Income And Taxicab Operating Expenses In 2014 -- Standard Taxi -- If Taxi Is Driven By The Owner And One Shift Driver And They Both Work Five 12-Hour Shifts A Week

2011-017

Owner Income And Taxicab Operating Expenses In 2014 -- Standard Taxi -- If A Retired Owner-Driver Who Operates His Cab As If It Were A Fleet Taxi

2011-018

Owner Income In 2014 -- Standard Taxi -- If A Retired Taxicab Owner Who Leases His Taxi In Lieu Of A Pension

2011-019

Leasing, Lessees And Package Deals

2011-020 Ambassador Taxis -- Perceived Inequities Between Ambassador Taxis And Standard Taxis -- Setting The Record Straight
2011-021 Ambassador Taxis -- Detrimental Effect Of On The Owners And Drivers Of Standard Taxis
2011-022 Ambassador Taxis -- Detrimental Effect Of On The Shift Drivers Who Accepted Them
2011-023 Ambassador Taxis -- Detrimental Effect Of On The Taxi-Riding Public
2011-024 This page is currently under construction
2011-025 Ambassador Taxis -- Benefits Of Recalling Same
2011-030 Stakeholders' Financial Interest -- Forward
2011-031 Stakeholders' Financial Interest -- Ambassador Owners
2011-032 The Principal Stakeholders in Toronto's Taxi Industry
2011-033 The Secondary Stakeholders in Toronto's Taxi Industry

 

 

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Vehicle Prices -- Ford Crown Victoria -- Toyota Camry LE -- VPG MV1

5001

Cab Owner Licences -- Number Issued Per Annum

5002

Population Of Toronto -- Ratio Of Taxis To Population -- And Oversupply Of Taxis

5003

Taximeter Rates -- Historical Data About Same

5004

Gasoline Prices In Toronto -- Monthly And Yearly Average -- Cost Per Litre -- Taxes Included

5005

Ambassador Taxis -- Number Per Brokerage As Of June 2012

5006

Ambassador Taxis -- Number Per Brokerage As Of June 2014

5007

Wheel-Trans -- Contracted Sedan Taxis -- Passengers Carried And Monies Disbursed

5008 One-time Issuing Fees And Annual Renewal Fees For Taxicabs In The City Of Toronto
   
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