California Taxi Industry Sues State To Block TNCs

Posted on May 14, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Taxicab Paratransit Association of California has filed two separate court actiions challenging the California Public Utilities Commission's decision last September that aimed to legalize and regulate new smartphone ride booking applications like UberX, Lyft and Sidecar, designating them as a new class of transportation carriers called Transportation Network Companies.

San Francisco Business Times article here

Court document: Petition for Writ of Review CA Supreme Court

Court document: Petition for Writ of Review CA Court of Appeal

Related Topics: California operators, California Public Utilities Commission, lawsuits, Legal Issues, Lyft, Sidecar, taxis, TNCs, Uber

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  • gus chacon

     | about 6 years ago

    The Taxi numbers are not from Miami, The car $3000, the paint $350. , Radio, light and signs $600., Insurance Self Insured All $3000. a year , the permits inflated $15000 a year , poor service, dirty vehicle, and clueless drivers FREE,. Face It, You get sometimes what you pay for.

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