Sharing Economy

The Regulation of Taxi and Limousine Industries in Pennsylvania

It is important that the Commission—using this framework as a guide—analyze the impact that barriers to entry, price controls, and mandated business practices may have on (1) continued competition within the taxi and limousine industries, (2) these industries’ ability to compete with other for-hire transportation services like Uber and Lyft, and (3) the capacity of these industries to adapt and change to fit consumer preferences and economic realities.