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Tuesday, December 05, 2023

Alfred Lagasse CEO TLPA Al LaGasse TLPA CEO Rockville, Md. — Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) recently released a new positon paper, which is entitled “TNCs: Summary of Top Public Safety & Licensing Concerns.”

According to an email from TLPA CEO Al LaGasse, the document is the product of concerted efforts among the association’s App/TNC Committee, its attorneys, and its public-relations representatives. The paper will be updated as new information becomes available or as TLPA policy changes are adopted.

The nine-page document comprises two section: The first two pages include talking points relating to each major issue, while the subsequent seven pages address each concern in greater detail and outline the TLPA’s position regarding each of them.

Issues addressed include: public safety, especially customer privacy, driver screening, insurance coverage, and vehicle safety; customer-service issues, with a focus on cost of fares and service hours/areas; and overall public interest, particularly as it pertains to licensing and inspection fees and taxes, as well as limiting the number of vehicles to balance permits with demand.

The paper has been made available to all TLPA members but copies can be requested by sending an email to

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