Entries by Jon Ouazdi

Texas House Bill 100 to regulate Uber, Lyft statewide gets green light from Texas House

On Wednesday, the Texas House of Representatives voted to approve House Bill 100 on a crucial second reading. The bill would create a statewide regulatory framework for transportation network companies and preempt local rules overwhelmingly upheld by Austin voters last May. According to the unofficial House count, 110 state representatives voted for HB 100, whose author, state […]

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List of Revoked Companies

To all limousine operators in the list below Please read carefully For all the companies that got revoked by the city, please go to the city and fill up the paper and do not worry about the hearing, it has been removed. (It is not required anymore). For people who already signed a contract with […]

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HALCA General Meeting 11/10/16

General Members’ Meeting 11/10/2016 7:10pm Wes Hart, President, called meeting to order. West presented all the board members who were present: Ismael Abed – Vice President Matt Assolin: Treasurer David Dillon: Board member /  John Ferrari:  Board member  / Younes J. Ouazdi: Board member /  Josef Khanoyan: Board member   All the members presented themselves […]

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Let’s Vote

Dear Limousine Operators, Over the last year, the presidential candidates’ debate has highlighted the impact of voting has on our community and gotten many of us excited to vote. By expressing our opinion, our vote, our community can make a difference on issues that impact all of us.  No matter what the subject is, from […]

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Houston City Council Meeting about The New Citywide Dispatch App

The City of Houston has called for a meeting about the new Citywide Dispatch App. The meeting is a Special-Called Council Committee on Transportation, Technology, & Infrastructure (TTI). The committee is chaired by Council Member Larry V. Green, and Vice-Chaired by Council Member Karla Cisneros. The other committee members are as follows: Jerry Davis, District […]

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Vehicle-For-Hire Use of Cellphone

Vehicle for hire driver are prohibited from using cell phones and electronics devices while driving Cell phones have become an indispensable part of our lives, and when you are a for hire driver, your cell phone is a toll for business and assistance.  The popularity of mobile devices has had some unintended and sometimes deadly […]