Beginning April 5, 2021, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (the Port Authority) has implemented a taxi and for-hire vehicle (FHV) an access fee at LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy, and Newark Liberty airports. The Port Authority will charge taxis passengers $1.25 for each pick-up, and will charge FHVs (rideshares, black cars, liveries,…
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Matt Daus’s recently published article Should My Company Mandate and Promote Driver Vaccines? appeared in BusinessFleet’s March 22 edition. As states allocate the vaccines in phases to different segments of the population, their availability raises questions for passenger ground transportation businesses and other organizations with commercial drivers. Some key questions are whether to require drivers to get…
The U.S. Senate voted to extend the Paycheck Protection Program, the federal government’s key relief effort to deliver aid to small businesses hard hit by the pandemic, as the deadline to apply for a loan rapidly approaches with billions of dollars still left untouched. The program is currently on track to expire just days from…
Starting April 5, 2021, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (Port Authority) will charge all for-hire vehicles (FHVs) an access fee for pick-ups and drop-offs at Newark, LaGuardia, and John F. Kennedy airports. All FHVs—including app-based services like Uber and Lyft—will be charged $2.50 for each pick-up and drop-off. For shared trips…
Several companies are investing in autonomous driving vehicles. As a result of this, concerned taxi and rideshare drivers must contend with the question: how long until cars will no longer need drivers? Transportation is essential in major metropolitan areas such as NYC, so much so that professional driving continues to be a growing field. We…
What Is Full Coverage or Physical Damage Insurance? Full Coverage or Physical Damage Insurance (also known as a Fire, Theft and Collision policy) is a combination of collision coverage, which applies to damage sustained when a covered vehicle collides with another vehicle or inanimate object, and comprehensive coverage, which applies to losses caused by fire,…
If you started out as a rideshare driver, you might know that having a friend or family member onboard when picking up passengers will get you into hot water with apps like Uber or Lyft. One of the reasons cited is that all rideshare contractors must have background checks, but there are others, like having…
Welcome to the new TLCRentalMarketplace.com! TLCRentalMarketplace.com is now a paid membership website. Drivers can browse and use the site at no cost, forever! However, fleet owners wishing to list their cars will need to join as paid members. At no cost to you until November 15, fleet owners may post vehicle listings for thousands to…
The Black Car industry in New York City (“NYC”) has a trade association named the Black Car Assistance Corp (“BCAC”). The Livery industry in NYC has a trade association named the Livery Round Table (“LRT”). Taxi drivers in NYC have a trade association named the Taxi Workers Alliance (“TWA”) and the Luxury Limousine sector has…
It is times like we are facing today that no one could have ever dreamed of (or had a nightmare about). The City of New York on essential lockdown. The streets and subways are empty, the public locked in their homes and businesses closing down and laying people off. This hat not only hit us…
TLC Rental Marketplace: Who We Are
TLCRentalMarketplace.com has been a pivotal player in the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) rental industry for over ten years. The website was built for TLC drivers, by TLC drivers.
We launched the TLC Rental Marketplace because, as fleet owners ourselves, we had been encountering roadblocks that hindered our company’s growth. We realized that advertising our available TLC vehicles on a well-managed platform would boost business. I soon learned that several other fleet owners agreed this was a worthwhile venture.
As we continue to work diligently to make the TLC Rental Marketplace a successful arena for drivers and fleet owners to directly connect and achieve success, we welcome your feedback! How may we at Marketplace better serve you? Please send us an email!
Become A Rideshare Driver
Looking to become an Uber or Lyft driver? In addition to your car meeting certain requirements, heres the criteria:
The criteria include:
- A minimum age requirement of 21 years old for both Uber and Lyft
- Must be licensed in the US for at least one year, or three years (for Uber) if you’re under 23.
- Car insurance under your name. (Keep in mind, the insurance must also be in the same state you’ll be driving in and must meet that state’s minimum requirements)
- A Social Security number.
- Have a valid driver’s license issued by the USA
- Agree to a background check. The background check will look for any criminal history, car accidents, reckless driving charges, suspended licenses, DUIs, and history of operating a vehicle without insurance. The background checks are given by third parties. In New York City, DMV and criminal background checks are conducted by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) according to their licensing standards, not by Uber/Lyft.