|The universal taxi light|
In return for being allowed to reap advertising revenues from the rooftop panels, taxi drivers will have to abide by a number of environmentally friendly measures, such as installing an in-car heater so they can keep the cars warm in winter without idling their engines. (Taxis are exempted during cold months from a city bylaw that forbids idling for more than three minutes).
A greenhouse gas emission reduction program will be implemented over the next four years that will encourage taxi companies to convert to hybrid vehicles.
A design contest will be launched by the city to create a uniform taxi stand design.Read more: http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/Montreal+taxis+look/2582862/story.html#ixzz0g6Rq2qpE