May 25, 2017

Is Uber returning to Fresno airport?

Fresno Airport terminal interior, Oct 2013
By Sunnya343 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Fresno Yosemite International Airport officials and Uber are in talks to restore pickup and drop-off service at the airport. #Fresno ‘s airport director says @Uber and @FresnoAirport are in talks to restore agreement for airport drop offs, pickups — Tim Sheehan (@TimSheehanNews) May 18, 2017 Last month, airport officials ended their operating agreement with Uber, which stopped providing service from the airport on May 1.

At the time, Kevin Meikle, director of airports for the city of Fresno, said Rasier-CA LLC – which does business as Uber – no longer wished to live by the operating agreement it had with the city since last June. The California Public Utilities Commission forbids “transportation network companies,” such as Uber and Lyft from doing business at California airports without an operating agreement with individual airports.

Lyft continues to serve the Fresno airport.

One of the city’s requirements is that transportation network companies enable tracking and reporting of their drivers’ trips to the airport through a third-party clearinghouse.

Last month, the Fresno City Council turned down a proposal by the airport to begin charging a $3 fee for each trip by ride share drivers to pick up or drop off passengers at Fresno Yosemite International. The fee […]

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