Lyft Implements TLC-Licensed Model in NYC

Photo via Wikipedia.
Photo via Wikipedia.

After agreeing to meet New York City’s demand to have its drivers licensed by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), Lyft will launch its ride-sharing service in all five boroughs of New York City.

On Friday, Lyft started its limited launch in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island — it will complete its rollout in the coming weeks, says the company.

According to Lyft, it will continue to work with TLC, the Department of Financial Services and the attorney general’s office to create new rules for peer-to-peer transportation in New York. During this process, Lyft will halt its operations in Buffalo and Rochester by Aug. 1.

For more information, visit www.lyft.com.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Understanding The Fleetification of Everything

As fleet miles increase exponentially, and as new stratum of fleet enter both consumer and business use cases, the "founding fathers" who gathered at Fleet Forward in Miami last week have some work to do.

The Problem with Valuing Safety Technology

As advanced safety technologies have migrated to mainstream vehicles, retaining value for these options at resale remains an issue.

ELD Mandate: Is Your Head Still in the Sand?

If you think you have 11 weeks to implement an Electronic Logging Device system to meet the Dec. 18 compliance deadline, you really don’t — for a few reasons.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>