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Rideshare company laws and regulations

Find legislation, Massachusetts General Laws, and Department of Public Utilities regulations related to rideshare companies or transportation network companies (TNCs).

Legislation - legislative session laws

St. 2016, c. 187
An Act Regulating Transportation Network Companies

The Governor signed St. 2016, c. 187 on August 5, 2016. Certain parts of the law became effective on November 3, 2016. Under the law, TNCs do not have to apply to the Department of Public Utilities (DPU), Transportation Network Company Division until after the DPU promulgates regulations. The Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) allows the Commonwealth to perform an important public safety function until the DPU promulgates regulations.

Massachusetts General Laws

G.L. c. 25, § 23
Division for the administration, implementation and enforcement of chapter 159A1/2; funding from surcharge on transportation network companies

G.L. c. 159A1/2  
Transportation Network Companies

Department of Public Utilities regulations

220 CMR 274.00
Transportation Network Companies - Effective 9/22/2017