Are You Starting the Next “Uber”?

As part of an ongoing effort to address changes in the transportation industry, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today encouraged concerned parties to submit comments regarding proposed changes to the Commission’s regulations governing the motor carrier industry. The comments submitted in response to the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking will be used in the … Continue reading Are You Starting the Next “Uber”?

PaPUC Approves Three Applications for Permanent Operating Authority as Transportation Network Companies

On February 9, 2017, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved two applications for authority to operate as a Transportation Network Company (TNC) – increasing the total number of approved TNCs in Pennsylvania to three companies. The Commission voted 5-0 to grant licenses to transport persons via TNC services to Lyft, Inc., which had previously … Continue reading PaPUC Approves Three Applications for Permanent Operating Authority as Transportation Network Companies

PA Law Catches-up with Ride-Hailing Services Like Uber and Lyft

On November 4, 2016, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) commended Governor Wolf and members of the General Assembly for crafting and approving legislation that provides for permanent statewide authority for ride-hailing services. “Today’s bill-signing by the Governor marks the end of a process that began nearly three years ago, when the PUC granted experimental … Continue reading PA Law Catches-up with Ride-Hailing Services Like Uber and Lyft