How To Ride
You can board dollar vans at designated stops, or hail them just like a taxi. Queens, Flatbush: you can request a drop-off anywhere along the route. Chinatown, Flushing, Sunset Park: you must board and depart at designated stops.
Pay your driver before or after your ride.
Queens, Flatbush: $2
Chinatown, Flushing, Sunset Park: $3-4.
Riding Licensed Dollar Vans makes your ride safer. TLC (NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission) runs background checks on all drivers. Vehicles must meet strict safety standards. Commuter Van operators must meet proper insurance and licensing requirements.
TLC-licensed Commuter Vans have visible markings:
- TLC blue diamond decals: located in each rear passenger door, the windshield and the rear door window.
- TLC-issued license plates: that either begin with T and end with C, or end with either: LV, LB, LA, or BB.
- Business information: about the van's owner and operator on the van body