LCT Magazine Author

Tom Halligan - East Coast Editor

Tom has an extensive background in business trade publishing, conferences/events, and online media. Tom's focus is to expand LCT's coverage of association meetings and events, report breaking news, and write features, columns and the East View blog on issues and topics important to regional operators and suppliers. Tom welcomes tips on industry news and ideas for articles and columns.

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Virginia Operators Fight TNC Bill And Unfair Tax
Regulations| June 23, 2017

Virginia Operators Fight TNC Bill And Unfair Tax

The Virginia Limousine Association gears up to repeal TNC registration relief and unfair vehicle tax advantage.

Operators Take to Capitol Hill Advocating For Industry
Regulations| June 14, 2017

Operators Take to Capitol Hill Advocating For Industry

NLA and trade group leaders are meeting with House and Senate legislators to speak about regulatory concerns.

Illinois Trade Group Celebrates 30 Years
People| June 7, 2017

Illinois Trade Group Celebrates 30 Years

More than 80 members and guests attended the annual Illinois Limousine Association meeting May 10.

NLA, Jobs With Justice Partner To Protect TNC Workers’ Rights
Regulations| June 1, 2017

NLA, Jobs With Justice Partner To Protect TNC Workers’ Rights

The National Limousine Association advocates fair labor laws for ride-hailing service drivers.

Chinese Motorcoach Builder Enters U.S. Market
Vehicles| May 31, 2017

Chinese Motorcoach Builder Enters U.S. Market

Based in Chino, Calif. and Orlando, Fla., CHTC USA Bus Group offers two models.

Minority Operators Making Their Mark With B2B Benefits
People| May 25, 2017

Minority Operators Making Their Mark With B2B Benefits

The Minority Limousine Operators of America (MLOA) ramps up its recruitment drive and education programs.

Fugitaboutit! Operators Deal With NYC Traffic Woes
Operations| May 24, 2017

Fugitaboutit! Operators Deal With NYC Traffic Woes

Weather and mass transit delays always create additional problems, but 50,000 TNC vehicles ratchet up congestion.

European Court May Derail Uber
Regulations| May 11, 2017

European Court May Derail Uber

Recommendation to classify the TNC a transportation company rather than digital platform could stifle growth.

Philly Operators Maintain Opposition To Vehicle Fee
Regulations| May 10, 2017

Philly Operators Maintain Opposition To Vehicle Fee

Despite the assessment being reduced from $856 to $500, operators argue the cost is still burdesome.

Thousands Fail Mass. TNC Background Checks
Regulations| April 6, 2017

Thousands Fail Mass. TNC Background Checks

Legislation supported by private transportation coalition pays off underscoring further need for fingerprint checks.

 

Airport Access Fee Looms for NY, NJ Operators
Regulations| April 5, 2017

Airport Access Fee Looms for NY, NJ Operators

Following two successful legislative actions, operators await next regulatory battle with the Port Authority.

 

Most Consumers Say TNCs Should Ride By The Rules
Regulations| March 8, 2017

Most Consumers Say TNCs Should Ride By The Rules

A National Limousine Association commissioned Harris Poll shows strong public support for stricter TNC business practices.

Florida Associations Fight For Level Playing Field
Operations| February 22, 2017

Florida Associations Fight For Level Playing Field

TNCs continue to press at the state level for an unfair free ride.

Black Car Fund Announces New Driver Death Benefit
People| February 17, 2017

Black Car Fund Announces New Driver Death Benefit

Families of drivers killed on the job will receive an added death benefit of $50,000.

NJ Operators Score Tax, TNC Victories
Regulations| February 15, 2017

NJ Operators Score Tax, TNC Victories

The New Jersey Governor signs two bills repealing 7% limo sales tax and enacting stricter TNC regulations.

NJ Governor Signs Laws Regulating TNCs, Cutting Limo Sales Tax
Regulations| February 13, 2017

NJ Governor Signs Laws Regulating TNCs, Cutting Limo Sales Tax

The Limousine Association of New Jersey scores two legislative victories helpful to operators.

Virginia Bill Will Allow TNCs To Run Wild
Regulations| February 8, 2017

Virginia Bill Will Allow TNCs To Run Wild

Pending legislation would strip away DMV license plate identifications on Uber and Lyft vehicles.

 

M&V Limousines Acquires Two Long Island Operations
Money| January 25, 2017

M&V Limousines Acquires Two Long Island Operations

The company plans to grow retail business and re-launch Hampton Luxury Liner shuttle service.

Two New Jersey Bills Could Help Limo Industry
Regulations| January 20, 2017

Two New Jersey Bills Could Help Limo Industry

A TNC bill and repeal of the sales tax on limousine companies await Gov. Christie’s signature.

Long Island Operators Celebrate At Black Tie Gala
People| January 11, 2017

Long Island Operators Celebrate At Black Tie Gala

The Long Island Limousine Association awards banquet recognized member and vendor contributions to the industry.

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