Linked below is the October 15 sfmta board hearing. Three items are
Item # 14, "Meter Gate Report," is from 58:45 - 2:03:26. It consists of
presentations by industry consultant Dr. Dan Hara and Chris Hayashi,
followed by public comment. There are many excellent speeches. The Board
approves the item otherwise, but did delay until April 1, 2014,
implementation of raising the allowable gate fee by $9.75 per shift.
Item # 15, "Medallion Leasing TC Amendment," is from 2:59:18 - 3:22:18.
Its intention is to curtail medallion brokering by unauthorized parties.
Item # 9, "General Public Comment," has a number of taxi speakers
(3:33:33 - 3:55:10).