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updated: 11/15/2012 7:53 PM

Lombard EDC recommends change to taxi, livery ordinance

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Village of Lombard

LOMBARD, Illinois-- The Lombard Economic and Community Development Committee is recommending a change to the Village's taxi and livery ordinance to allow additional livery carriers to take advantage of the ability to wait for customers at Lombard hotels and at the Lombard train station. The reforms will also broaden the selection of transportation options for seniors using the Senior Taxi Subsidy, so that these seniors can also use certain livery options which may be cheaper than some of the other available taxi options.

"These proposed changes will improve competition within the Village of Lombard and increase transportation options for our seniors and all of our residents and our visitors," said Peter Breen, Acting Village President and Chairman of the Economic and Community Development Committee. "When government can find ways to reduce regulation and increase access, we need to take advantage of those opportunities."

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Breen had brought this matter before the committee after learning of a Lombard-based livery company that was unable to accept rides at the Lombard train station and at Lombard hotels, such as the Lombard Westin. The committee drafted and re-drafted the proposed changes over the course of several meetings, with the assistance and cooperation of the Lombard Community Development Department staff.

The proposed changes to the Lombard taxi ordinance are scheduled to be heard before the Village Board on December 6.

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