Peter Schenkman is Joining GNYTA Member – Taxi Club Management Inc.

New York, NY – August 12, 2009 — The Greater New York Taxi Association is pleased to announce that Peter Schenkman is joining GNYTA member, Taxi Club Management, Inc., as Logistics Coordinator and has been unanimously appointed as the Senior Executive Advisor of the GNYTA. Mr. Schenkman is leaving his post as Assistant Commissioner for Safety and Emissions at the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission.

In that position he was responsible for ensuring that New York taxis are among the safest, cleanest and most fuel efficient for hire vehicles in the United States.

Prior to joining the TLC, Peter was Director of Transportation for the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) which is responsible for virtually the entire New York City vehicle fleet.

There he was responsible for developing and implementing an interagency vehicle fleet management software program which is used throughout the City’s numerous agencies.

Peter is joining Taxi Club Management, one of the most dynamic and progressive companies in New York, the pioneer and leading innovator of hybrid and wheelchair accessible taxis nad GNYTA, the progressive owners’ association.

About Peter Schenkman

Over 20 years of factory trained automotive technician experience
General Manager of one of the largest NYC area Auto Parts Distributors br /> Senior Bloomberg Administration Transportation Policy Advisor including PlaNYC, wheelchair accessible taxis, Alternative fuels and fleet management
Assistant Commissioner- Safety and Emissions, NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission, developed vehicle specifications adopted around the country, formulated For Hire Vehicle Inspection Policy and implementation plan
International Wheel chair and Green Taxi Policy advisor-Boston, Bermuda, Missassauga CA, Ottawa CA,Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bharain
Director -Office of Transportation Services -NYC Mayor’s Office- High Profile Transportation Logisitics Coordinator- including Presidential, Foreign Dignitaries and celebrities
Implementation team co-leader, NYC Fleet Management Software and Fleet Optimization project
Society of Automotive Engineers member
World Trade Center Disaster Agency Response Team member
World Trade Center Agency Commendation
Attended Berklee College of Music-Music technology major
Grew up in Flushing
Lives in Staten Island

GGNYTA solutes Peter Schenkman’s years of dedicated service to the people of New York City, congratulates him on his new exciting career and welcomes him to the GNYTA.

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