In early August, Massachusetts’ Gov. Charlie Baker signed Bill H.4570 into law, promptly declaring that the legislation creates a modern statewide regulatory framework for transportation network companies, with a priority on public safety.
According to the governor, the measure includes support for the following, ensuring that Massachusetts remains a leader for innovative new technologies:
- Transparent pricing
- Properly marked and inspected vehicles
- Clear insurance standards
- Authorization of service at Boston Logan International Airport and the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
- The strongest state background check requirements in the nation