Transportation Network Companies


Approved Transportation Network Companies (TNCS)

Two Transportation Network Companies are currently approved for operation in East Baton Rouge Parish:

The following words and phrases, when used in this chapter shall, for the purpose of this chapter, have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

Transportation network application company shall mean a company operating in the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Eaton Rouge that uses a digital network or software application to connect a passenger to transportation network services provided by a transportation network operator.

The transportation network operator shall mean an individual who operates a motor vehicle that is:

(1) Owned or leased by the individual;

(2) Not licensed as a public vehicle-for-hire under section 10:201 et seq. of this Code of Ordinances; and

(3) Used to provide transportation network services.

Transportation network services shall mean transportation of a passenger between points chosen by the passenger and that is prearranged by a transportation network application company.

(Ord. No. 15722, § 1, 6-25-14)