Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) and Taxis

Resources

Shared Mobility Frequently Asked Questions (Federal Transit Administration).  A collection of FAQ pages from the FTA in response to increasing interest throughout the transit industry about partnering with on-demand, shared mobility services.

The New Automobility: Lyft, Uber and the Future of American Cities  (Schaller Consulting, 2018). This report combines recently published research and newly available data from a national travel survey and other sources to create the first detailed profile of TNC ridership, users and usage. The report then discusses how TNC and microtransit services can benefit urban transportation, how policy makers can respond to traffic and transit impacts, and the implications of current experience for planning and implementation of shared autonomous vehicles in major American cities.

Broadening Understanding of the Interplay Between Public Transit, Shared Mobility, and Personal Automobiles (Transportation Research Board, 2018). Built upon the findings of TCRP Research Report 188, this report explores how shared modes—and ridesourcing companies in particular—interact with the use of public transit and personal automobiles.

Assessing the Full Cost of Implementing An Accessible Taxicab Program (Taxi, Limousine, and Paratransit Association, 2010). Addresses the issue of ADA-mandated taxicab service through the documentation of costs and operational difficulties resulting from the local expansions of ADA-type legislation..

Local and State Partnerships With Taxicab Companies. Reports on research to identify how states and local governments can best promote partnerships with taxicab companies for the provision of public transportation.(National Cooperative Highway Research Program, 2012).