TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Legal Research Digest 53: Legal Considerations in Relationships Between Transit Agencies and Ridesourcing Service Providers explores the efforts made by public transit agencies to provide on-demand services to the public.
It also provides transit agencies with legal guidance for considering whether to enter into relationships with ridesourcing service providers (RSPs).
The report includes a description of ridesourcing services in the United States, state and municipal legislative and regulatory schemes, procurement and procurement processes, contractual and partnership provisions in agreements between RSPs and a public transit agency, issues of compliance with federal legislation and civil rights requirements and those under the Americans with Disabilities Act, legal claims and litigation, and risk management issues stemming from relationships between RSPs and transit agencies.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Legal Considerations in Relationships Between Transit Agencies and Ridesourcing Service Providers. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25109.
|TCRP Legal Research Digest 53: Legal Considerations in Evaluating Relationships Between Transit and Ridesourcing Service Providers
|III. Federal Legal Issues Affecting Relationships with RSPs
|IV. State and Local Legal and Risk Management Issues Related to Relationships with RSPs
|V. RSP Cases and Regulatory Proceedings
|VI. Transit Agency Survey Questionnaire Results
|VII. Framework for Best Practices
|Appendix A: State TNC Statutes and Regulations
|Appendix B: Local TNC Regulations
|Appendix C: Survey Questionnaire
|Appendix D: Respondent Agency MOD Relationships
|Appendix E: Additional Transit Agency Relationships with TNCs/Microtransit Providers
|Appendix F: RFPs/Agreement
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