An Ordinance Defining Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), Austin, Texas, 2014

  • Date Enacted: Oct 16, 2014

Summary

An ordinance defining Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) and directing the City Manager to enter into agreements with TNCs to allow their operation: Creating a Penalty; And amending City Code Chapter 13-2 to increase certain penalties; Allows TNCs to operate in the city.

Austin City Council voted to amend this ordinance in December 2015.

Key Definitions: "A Transportation Network Company (TNC) is defined as an organization whether a corporation, partnership, sole proprietor, or other form, that provides on-demand transportation services for compensation using an online-enabled application (app) or platform to connect passengers with drivers." p.3
Citation: 20140925-077

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