Major California Airport Clears Way For TNCs

Posted on March 6, 2015

John Wayne Airport has positioned itself to be one of the first large Southern California airports to permit Uber, Lyft and other smartphone app-based ride services to operate alongside the traditional fleets of taxi cabs, town cars and shuttle buses.

Orange County supervisors this week agreed to let the popular ride-sharing services apply for permission under a new operating permit to pick up passengers at John Wayne, which is now the third-busiest commercial airport in Southern California.

Los Angeles Times article here

Related Topics: airport rules, airports, California operators, Lyft, passenger safety, regulatory enforcement, taxis, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 1 )
  • anthony

     | about 5 years ago

    The officials could not understand the issue with uber and their busibess plan. The safety for the passengers was an important issue since uber does not really do a back round check. Its a shame that they managed to coax the officials :(

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