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 driver, passenger seriously injured in St. Pete crash

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say an Uber driver and his passenger were hospitalized with serious injuries after the driver pulled onto the path of an oncoming car. St. Petersburg police say 38-year-old Robert Marthaller picked up his passenger after midnight Saturday. After his passenger, 29-year-old Gary Bruce, got into the backseat, authorities say […]

Senator Bill Galvano to lead Legislature to adopt statewide ridesharing rules

BY SEN. BILL GALVANO Florida’s future lies in its continued commitment to work with dynamic companies to encourage their innovative ideas, cutting-edge technology, and vision for a better future. We must foster this private-sector growth with paralleled public-sector support. If Florida is to continue to attract the next great idea and an educated and creative […]

More than 100 Uber Black drivers strike against new Uber terms

More than 135 Uber Black drivers were out of work and on strike last Wednesday at Orlando International Airport when a new contractual agreement issued by Uber would cause them to breach another contract with the city of Orlando. The new Uber agreement mandates that Uber Black drivers charge their customers $1.65 a mile, far below the […]


Uber vs. Taxi – Influence Florida Political Magazine

The worldwide phenomenon known as ridesharing came to Florida in Orlando in June of 2014, and – as has been the case in virtually every other community around the world – the clash between this dynamic new business model and age-old regulations hasn’t been smooth, to say the least. Uber’s battle with the taxi industry and […]

Rapes by Uber Drivers on the Rise, Candidate Randolph Bracy Still Opposes Background Checks

Randolph Bracy, candidate for Florida Senate in District 11, voted to allow Uber and other drivers to avoid Level II background checks requiring fingerprint verification. As a member of the Florida House, Bracy has consistently sided with special interests over public safety despite an alarming rise in sexual assaults by Uber drivers and polling that shows overwhelming […]