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Hybrid mandate for taxis reversed

Judge says Boston rule violated act of Congress Owners no longer need to buy new cars by 2015

By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / August 15, 2009

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A federal judge struck down yesterday a year-old rule requiring Boston cab owners to buy new energy-efficient hybrid cars by 2015, ruling that Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s initiative violated an act of Congress. (Full article: 883 words)

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