Brooklyn moped-share start-up Revel rallied outside City Hall Monday demanding the city allow them to roll out a fleet of electric cabs.

The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission, which regulates for-hire vehicles, plans to vote on closing a loophole Tuesday that allows companies applying for a for-hire vehicle license to get around a three-year-old cap on new permits if it’s for electric vehicles — and Revel’s chief said bureaucrats were deliberately putting up a roadblock against the company.

“Right now, we are being blocked from launching our service here in New York City — I would argue illegally — a service that is only trying to do things: actually provide a new way for drivers here in New York City,” said Revel co-founder and chief executive officer Frank Reig at the June 21 demonstration.

Revel employees and supporters rally outside City Hall on June 21. Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC

Brooklyn moped-share start-up Revel rallied outside City Hall Monday demanding the city allow them to […]

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