Commissions

Commissions

LADOT works with two citizen commissions appointed by the Mayor of Los Angeles and confirmed by the City Council.


TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION

 

The Transportation Commission has a number of duties and responsibilities under the Los Angeles Administrative Code authorized by the City Council:

  • Review of proposed ordinances regulating city streets (e.g. speed limits)

  • Oversight of off-street parking facilities

  • Control of the Special Parking Revenue Fund, subject to City Council approval

  • Regulation of vehicles for hire (e.g. ambulances) other than taxicabs

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONERS

Eric R. Eisenberg (President)


Mr. Eisenberg is the President and CEO of The Renaissance Group. He serves as a trustee for Marymount California University and the Port of Los Angeles High School for International Business and Maritime Studies.

Tafarai M. Bayne (Vice President)


Tafarai Bayne is Chief Strategist for CicLAvia and a Los Angeles native with extensive experience in communications, project management, program development, marketing, and event production. Bayne has worked on development and urban planning issues for over 20 years with an emphasis on the dynamics impacting working class communities and is considered a leader in strategic planning and community organizing.

John Ly


John Ly is a trial attorney. As a partner and founder of Liang Ly LLP, John has helped obtain multi-million dollar verdicts and has successfully defended clients in various disputes. John is devoted to serving his community. He dedicates his time to cases for victims of domestic violence and volunteering for Bet Tzedek Legal Services, the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, and Asian Americans Advancing Justice.

Cris Liban


Dr. Cris B. Liban is the Executive Officer of Environmental Compliance and Sustainability at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). He oversees the agency's environmental, climate change, energy, electric vehicle and social sustainability initiatives. He had served in a variety of environmental engineering programs for various clients prior to coming to Metro. He has a doctorate in Environmental Science and Engineering from UCLA.

Jazmin Ortega


Jazmin Ortega is the Southern California Liaison to the California Department of Education, advising the State Superintendent of Public Instruction on communications, district and community relations for the southern half of the state. She graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Ms. Ortega also serves on Metro’s Citizens Advisory Council.

Dr. Shiela Tejada


Dr. Tejada is a professor at USC Computer Science Department, where she was awarded her Masters and Doctoral degrees in Computer Science in 1998 and 2002, respectively. As the academic community leader for the Anita Borg Institute, she is passionate about empowering a diverse tech community in Los Angeles. She founded Computing Savvy (CSavvy.org) research group at USC to engage and excite girls about Computer Science using Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

Donna Choi


Donna Choi is the Executive Director of the Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association, Community Benefit District. She has served as former Commissioner of the East Area Planning Commission. She has expertise in management, merchandising, and advertising.


TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION RECORDS


Meetings

The Transportation Commission meets at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month. The meetings are held in City Hall, Conference Room 1070, located at 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, California 90012.

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Commission Reports

 

City Ordinances 182502 and 183310

Board Order 598, Regulations for Non-Taxi Drivers/Attendants and Non-Ambulance Vehicle/Service Requirements

Board Order 599, Regulations for Private Ambulance Drivers, Attendants, Vehicle & Service

Board Order 600, Additional Regulations for Non-Taxi Drivers and Attendants

 


 

TAXICAB COMMISSION

 

The Taxicab Commission has a number of duties and responsibilities under the Los Angeles Administrative Code authorized by the City Council:

  • Approves taxicab franchises, subject to City Council approval

  • Awards and revokes taxi franchise permits

  • Investigates and disciplines driver and company misconduct

  • Sets taxicab rates, subject to City Council approval

  • Sets taxicab operating rules and procedures

 

Visit our Taxi Services website for more information on authorized taxicab providers, taxi rates or to make a complaint.

 

TAXICAB COMMISSIONERS

 

Eric Spiegelman, President

Mr. Spiegelman is the Sole Practitioner at the Spiegelman Media Law and Consulting. Mr. Spiegelman graduated as Class President from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law; J.D.

Mampre R. Pomakian

Mr. Pomakian currently serves as an Associate General Counsel with the Office of the General Counsel for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Mr. Pomakian received his Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Northridge in 1995 and his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern Law School.

Andrea D. Martinez

Ms. Martinez is an executive manager for Diamond Landscaping, Inc. She was a graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in Communication. Ms. Martinez is active in the Los Angeles bicycle and walking communities and a world traveler.

Boris Gorbis

Mr. Gorbis is an attorney in private practice. He has represented over 15,000 clients in 25 years of practice, including Russian language organizations and media outlets. Mr. Gorbis has multiple publications in areas of community relations, law, machine learning and related fields.

Jacqueline Le Kennedy

Ms. Kennedy is a business/corporate attorney for the Law Office of Jacqueline L. Kennedy. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. Ms. Kennedy has pre-law corporate experience and is very active in community organizations throughout Los Angeles.

 

TAXICAB COMMISSION RECORDS

 

Meetings

The Transportation Commission meets at 10 a.m. on the third Thursday of every month. The meetings are held in City Hall, Conference Room 1070, located at 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, California 90012.

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Commission Reports

 

Visit our Taxi Services website for more information on taxicab operators, rates, filing a complaint, or to learn how to become a taxicab driver.

 

Taxicab Regulations

Taxicab Rule Book, Updated April 2017

Taxicab Rule Revisions Since April 2014

Taxicab Vehicle Inspection Requirements

 

Green Taxi Regulation

Green Taxi Authorized Vehicle List

Green Taxi Board Order No. 062

Green Taxi Board Order No. 065 - vehicle substitution program

 

Taxicab Ordinances

Bell Cab Co. Franchise Ordinance

Beverly Hills Cab Co.Franchise Ordinance

City Cab Franchise Ordinance

Independent Taxi Franchise Ordinance

LA Checker Cab Franchise Ordinance

United Checker Cab Co. Franchise Ordinance

United Independent Franchise Ordinance

United Taxi of San FernandoValley Franchise Ordinance

Yellow Cab Co. Franchise Ordinance

Rate Ordinance

Flag Drop Ordinance

Doorman Ordinance

Driver Background Check Ordinance

Waybill Ordinance

Impounds - Unauthorized Taxicabs and Vehicles for Hire