5 minutes Date Enacted: Jun 25, 2014
A Resolution expressing the Metropolitan Council’s invitation to Transportation Network Service Companies to begin providing services in East Baton Rouge Parish.
The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Council voted to allow TNCs to operate without having to abide by rules of the Taxicab Control Board. Passed 6/25/14
Description sourced from Metropolitan Council meeting notes (pages 15 and 21):
AA. Amending the Code of Ordinances for the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge, enacting Chapter 8, Transportation Network Services, Title 10, Transportation so as to define transportation network services, applications, companies, and operators and to create registration provisions for operators, to require background checks for operators, to prohibit street hails by operators, to require transportation network application companies to conduct background checks, inspect vehicles, establish zero tolerance policies for drugs and alcohol, transmit the passenger surcharge to the Taxicab Control Board, and to provide for other related matters. By: Councilman Heck & Councilman Delgado.
Updated July 2017