Act 164 – Legalizing TNCs & Taxicab and Limousine Amendments
To All Interested Parties:
On November 4, 2016, Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 984 into law (“Act 164”) which legalizes Transportation Network Companies (“TNC”), such as Uber and Lyft, to provide transportation services Philadelphia. Act 164 also changes the way the Philadelphia Parking Authority regulates taxicabs and limousines providing service in Philadelphia. Act 164 is effective immediately.
Here is the link to read Act 164: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2015&sInd=0&body=S&type=B&bn=984.
Here is also the link Governor Wolf’s press for Act 164: https://www.governor.pa.gov/governor-wolf-signs-law-legalizing-ride-sharing-statewide/.
If you have any questions concerning your understanding of Act 164, you may contact an attorney.
Michael Casey, Director
Taxicab & Limousine Division
Philadelphia Parking Authority
2415 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148