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

Tap 42 expects hundreds to attend its pro-Uber rally in Fort Lauderdale

  On the eve of Uber’s announced departure from Broward County, Tap 42 expects to host hundreds at its #SaveUber rally in Fort Lauderdale tonight. As of Thursday morning, 505 people had RSVP’d to the event via Facebook and the hashtag was circulating quickly on Twitter. The rally begins at 4 p.m. Thursday and is […]

Uber, Lyft might not be picking up passengers at LAX, after all

  It looked like ride-sharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, were about to be finally allowed to come to LAX to pickup passengers alongside their more traditional transport services counterparts like cabs and shuttle vans — but that plan could now be on hold. Six members of the Los Angeles City Council apparently have […]

Uber Will Be Allowed to Operate at Memphis Airport

  Airport passengers may now use Uber to be dropped off or picked up at Memphis International Airport. The ride-sharing company was previously banned from airport property due to legal concerns over a lack of regulation for transportation network companies (TNC). But the state of Tennessee recently passed the Transportation Network Company Services Act, which […]


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 […]

Florida Session Ends with Uber’s Preemption Efforts in the Doghouse

By Roger Chapin, Vice President with Mears Transportation Group With the Florida State Legislature now adjourned, efforts to hold Transportation Network Companies accountable to the same standards as traditional taxicab companies will undoubtedly return to the local level. TNCs (or so-called peer-to-peer taxi services) like Uber and Lyft have, of course, resisted attempts by local […]

With Bi-Partisan Support, Florida House Hails Tougher Background Checks for TNCs

  During debate Thursday, April 23rd on the TNC bill by Representative Matt Gaetz (R) in the Florida House, Rep. Kathleen Peters (R) offered an amendment to the legislation requiring more stringent background checks for TNC (Uber & Lyft) drivers that also passed as part of the overall bill. Rep. Peters’ amendment requires all TNC […]