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Public can give input on proposed regulations for Uber, Lyft in Pickering
Oct. 24, 2017

The City of Pickering is updating its taxicab licensing bylaw and invites members of the public and industry stakeholders to provide their input.

The updates will incorporate regulations that would govern transportation network companies (TNCs). TNCs utilize a mobile application to connect passengers with drivers for hire, and include ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft.

The feedback collected will be used to develop new bylaw provisions for TNCs within the taxicab licensing bylaw, which currently outlines regulations for traditional taxi operators working within Pickering.

Visit to view the bylaw and proposed updates, the recommended TNC regulations, and information on other municipal TNC regulations.

Those interested in providing input can take the survey online at

They can also attend one of two public consultation sessions, being held on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at Pickering City Hall council chambers, located at One The Esplanade in Pickering. The daytime session will run from 2 to 4 p.m., and the one in the evening will take place from 7 to 9 p.m.