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

Miami-Dade makes Uber and Lyft legal

The Miami-Dade County Commission voted 9-2 on Tuesday to legalize ride-sharing services, including Uber and Lyft. The companies, also known as transportation network entities (TNEs), have been operating in the county for several years without legal approval. The ordinance sponsored by Vice Chairman Esteban L. Bovo Jr. will officially recognize and license their business model. […]

What Does The Uber Settlement Mean?

  Hiring Here’s what Jean Tang learned from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program about hiring: “‘Losing an employee is like losing a wheel off a moving car,’ said fellow small business owner Anthony Davenport, when I mentioned our nutty January. ‘Yeah,’ I thought later, ‘the car of a roller coaster.’ When Three gave […]

How Uber Paid $100 Million to Settle a Lawsuit, and Still Won

  About a year ago, a major class action lawsuit was announced by Uber drivers against the company. The suit was centered around whether or not to classify Uber drivers as full-time workers (entitled to benefits and other basics) or freelancers. If Uber drivers are classified as being “employed” by Uber, the company’s operating costs […]


Uber Spends $8 Million to Defeat Fingerprints in Austin – What Do They Have to Hide?

 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  – In the ongoing debate over regulations related to public safety, Uber has gone nuclear, spending more than $8 million in a municipal election to pass a proposal to eliminate the City of Austin’s ability to require specific public safety measures for Uber drivers including fingerprinting.  – “Considering the cost to perform […]

Career Criminal Uber Driver Pulls Gun on Orlando Passenger

An Uber driver in Orlando was accused of pulling a gun on a passenger, according to police reports and complaints filed with Uber by the Uber passenger two days ago. Equally alarming is the fact that the Uber driver also has a lengthy arrest record, including serving 30 months in prison for Grand Theft and […]

As Accidents and Assaults Pile Up, Sen. Brandes Pulls ‘End Around’ for Uber

  To say that Florida Senator Jeff Brandes has been a champion for Uber would be an under-statement.  The Senator has pushed “model legislation,” written by Uber, as a solution for any regulatory impediment the company may encounter in Florida now or in the future.   Uber’s “model legislation,” which passed the House earlier this […]