Legal Status of Florida Ground Transportation Company
Vehicle for Hire operators including taxicab, shuttle, limousine and charter-bus
companies may be regulated by one or more agencies depending on what city / county
they are operating in.
Hillsborough County (including metro Tampa area)
The Public Transportation Commission (PTC) is responsible for the regulation of taxis, limousines and shuttle companies with in Hillsborough County. Their website provides a list of all ground transportation companies which are legally licensed to operate with in Hillsborough county.
The Consumer Services Department (CSD) regulates Taxis, Shuttle, Limousine and Bus operators within Miami-Dade County. The Passenger Transportation Regulatory Division within the CSD regulates all vehicles for hire companies.
Palm Beach County
All Taxis, Limousine, Shuttle and Bus operators operating within Palm Beach County are regulated by Consumer Affairs. This site provides additional information including business address, name of owner, description of company fleet, years in business and a history of administrative actions issued by their agency.