Legal Status of Massachusetts Ground Transportation Company
Before you contract with a Massachusetts Ground Transportation Company:
The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) within the Energy and Environmental Affairs Agency, is responsible for regulating private passenger carriers including limousine, shuttle and charter-bus companies within the state of massachusetts. The DPU site provides a list of licensed ground transportation companies who are authorized to operate within the state of massachusetts.
Taxis operating within the city of Boston are regulated by the Hackney Carriage Unit under the authority of the Boston Police Commissioner. Their site provides a list of all authorized Taxis who may operate within the city of Boston. In addition their site provides Taxi Meter and Flat Rates by city and or town.