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

Airport limo, taxi drivers want Uber, Lyft on level playing field

  Limousine company officials queued up inside Tampa International Airport on Thursday to complain bitterly that rideshare companies Uber and Lyft are cutting into their business there and operating illegally curbside. They told the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority board that while their companies have to buy permits for each vehicle they use to pick up […]

Could Uber get its way in Orlando by leaving?

You can’t always get what you want, but Uber certainly found a way to do so in Broward County— and its approach may work in Orlando. The San Fransisco-based ride-share company, which caught backlash from Florida taxi services and politicians, got Broward County commissioners to devise an Uber-friendly plan on Sept. 1 after the company […]

Uber Rebuffed by Judge in Ruling on Drivers’ Suit

A federal judge granted class-action status on Tuesday to a lawsuit that questions the employment classification of Uber drivers, paving the way for a legal challenge that could strike at the heart of the ride-hailing company’s business model. The ruling will allow a jury to decide whether some Uber drivers should be considered employees or […]


State Rep Ritch Workman is an Uber Driver – Taxi Association Applauds His Decision

It is being reported that Florida State Representative and powerful House Rules Committee Chairman Ritch Workman is driving for Uber. The Florida Taxicab Association (FTA) congratulates Rep. Workman and applauds his decision to experience first hand the issues facing the vehicle-for-hire industry. “We are not against Uber or Uber drivers”, said Roger Chapin, Vice President with Mears Transportation […]

Wanted: Uber Drivers

  Miguel Moran Diaz, 46, was arrested in April by the FBI in Miami. Talal Ali Chammout, 56, was arrested last week and remains in custody at the Dallas County jail. What do both men have in common? They were both Uber drivers.  They both had serious criminal pasts. The fact is that neither of them […]

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Goes Native Over Proposed Regulation in NYC

  What is it about New York politics that turns successful businessmen into shrill, spoiled little brats? It appears that Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has gone native and is taking a page from Donald Trump’s playbook this week as he shamelessly fights back against New York Mayor Bill de Blasio in a bare-knuckled political fight […]