The Florida Taxicab Association (FTA) is a membership organization comprised of the leaders in Florida’s taxicab industry.
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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.
Uber is fighting a proposed class-action lawsuit that says it secretly over charges riders and under pays drivers. In its defense, the ride-hailing service claims that nobody is being defrauded in its “upfront” rider fare pricing model. The fares charged to riders don’t have to match up with the fares paid to drivers, Uber said, […]
ST. PETERSBURG, FL (WFLA) – A man is dead after he was punched by his Uber driver in a dispute over directions in St. Petersburg. Terry Kimball, 56, was hospitalized around 7:30 pm Friday with serious brain trauma after a ride with 38-year-old Kabir O’Farril Diaz. Investigators said Kimball had disagreed with the route Diaz […]
No doubt five Central Florida cities had good intentions when they cut deals last year to use taxpayer dollars to subsidize rides from Uber drivers within their boundaries. The ride-hailing service could move passengers between SunRail stations and their ultimate destinations, encouraging more use of the commuter train, easing traffic on local roads and reducing […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ORLANDO, FL, Jan. 11, 2017 — Lawmakers from the Florida House and Senate will announce today the introduction of legislation related to ridesharing and Transportation Network Companies (TNCs). The Florida Taxicab Association (FTA) is calling for a thorough and comprehensive debate that balances the interests of all stakeholders. “As an industry, we agree […]