The Florida Taxicab Association (FTA) is a membership organization comprised of the leaders in Florida’s taxicab industry.

Current membership is diverse in size and business location. As a whole our member company comprise nearly 3,000 taxicabs throughout the State of Florida and have a significant impact on the overall economy in the State as well as the localities in which we operate. We also are active members in each community, creating employment opportunities and supporting important community and not-for-profit initiatives. The primary mission of the association is to share best industry practices and advocate as a unified voice as it pertains to new laws and regulations in Florida.

Recent Articles

Uber Partners With Metromile To Cover Drivers When They’re Not On A Trip

  Uber drivers in California, Illinois, and Washington will be able to access pay-per-mile insurance that will cover them when they’re not on a ride. Metromile, an insurance startup that charges drivers per mile using a free tracking device, will be among the first companies to meet the unique insurance needs of ridehail drivers when […]

Palm Beach County votes to fight Uber

Palm Beach County today officially joined the growing list of governments across the United States and Europe in the fight against the popular ride-sharing service Uber. Commissioners voted unanimously to ask Uber and other technology-based transportation companies to stop operating in the county unless they agree to follow a county law regulating taxis and limousines. […]

The latest battleground for Uber and Lyft? The Airport.

Trade groups representing both airports and taxi companies say that ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft should not have access to the pickup lanes at airports unless the services pay for the right to be there. It’s just one of the battles heating up around the companies nationwide. Getting a Lyft from the airport might […]

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Letter to Palm Beach County Commissioners

  The Florida Taxicab Association sent the following letter to Palm Beach County Commissioners regarding upcoming hearings that will focus on policies governing “ride-sharing” services like Uber and Lyft operating in the County:   Dear Commissioners: In the coming weeks and months, you will begin discussing policy related to vehicles for hire, specifically Uber.  This […]

“Uber Lucy” Pulls the Football Away in Orlando…Again!

  Much like Charlie Brown’s comic strip classmate and all-around frenemy, Uber can’t resist a last-minute lark – making promises before inevitably yanking the football off the tee. It’s a deceptive game the “peer to peer” taxi company has thoroughly enjoyed playing with the City of Orlando and regulators around the country. Last year Uber […]