Chapter 28 VEHICLES FOR HIRE*
Section 28-96 Service.
(a) Holders of taxicab business, limousine service or other
permits under this article shall offer
city-wide services. taxicab business services shall include the transportation of passengers,
messages and packages.
(b) No driver of a taxicab shall refuse without cause to
accept a passenger for transportation
from any area of trip origin to any area of trip destination within the city or to respond to a
request for passenger service transmitted to such driver through the taxicab dispatch radio.
(c) All holders of taxicab business permits shall provide
telephone answering and radio
dispatching capabilities during scheduled business hours and all taxicabs shall be equipped with
radios for two-way communications between driver and dispatcher.
(d) All passengers shall be provided with prompt and timely
service. Holders of taxicab
business permits shall provide each person requesting passenger service an estimated pickup
time. Such times shall be logged on the manifest along with the actual pickup time. The
passenger pickup shall be within fifteen (15) minutes of the estimated pickup time.
(Ord. No. 12094, § 1, 12-12-88; Ord. No. 13514, § 1, 11-16-92)