New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 21 - Miscellaneous
Chapter IV - Syracuse Regional Airport Authority
Part 175 - Commercial Ground Transportation Operations
Section 175.2 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

(a) Airport shall mean Syracuse Hancock International Airport, located at 1000 Colonel Eileen Collins Boulevard, Syracuse, NY.

(b) Buses-scheduled shall mean an un-metered passenger vehicle for hire, which carries over 15 passengers and is licensed as a bus by the New York State Motor Vehicles Department, and which is operated on a scheduled basis to transport passengers between the airport and a primary service point, and may serve additional points other than its primary service point.

(c) Buses-non-scheduled shall mean an un-metered passenger vehicle for hire, which carries over 15 passengers and is licensed as a bus by the New York State Motor Vehicles Department, and which is operated as a charter service on a non-scheduled basis to transport passengers between the airport and designated sites off airport property.

(d) Campus shuttles shall mean an educational institution or association having affiliations therewith engaged in the operation of a motor vehicle operated for the exclusive use and convenience of its students and faculty and used to carry students or faculty between the airport and the educational institution without charge.

(e) Commercial ground transportation operator or operator shall mean a person or enterprise engaged in any type of commercial ground transportation service.

(f) Commercial ground transportation service shall mean the operation of any of the categories of service listed in section 175.1 of this Part.

(g) Airport ground transportation agreement shall mean an agreement between the SRAA and a commercial ground transportation operator which authorizes the operator to provide specified services at the airport.

(h) Cruising shall mean the unnecessary circling of the terminal area or driving along airport roadways, or walking through the terminal building, with the express purpose of soliciting passengers.

(i) Dispatcher shall mean an individual employed by the holder of an exclusive license to provide walk-up customer taxicab services at the airport.

(j) Driver means any person driving a ground transportation vehicle, whether independently or for a ground transportation service operator.

(k) Executive director means the executive director of the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority, or his/her designee.

(l) Hotel/motel shuttles shall mean the operation of a motor vehicle by a hotel/motel for transportation of the hotel/motel's patrons solely from the airport to the hotel and to the hotel from the airport and operated without cost to the passengers.

(m) Solicitation means the initiation of a conversation or other form of communication by a driver, representative, employee or agent of a ground transportation service with any potential customer for the purpose of enticing or persuading said customer to use any service or facilities provided by a ground transportation service.

(n) Taxicab shall mean a motor vehicle, with or without a taximeter, having a seating capacity of not more than eight persons, in addition to the driver, and used in the business of transporting passengers for compensation from one point to another and not on a fixed route.

(o) Transportation network company (TNC) means a company or organization operating in New York that provides transportation services using an online enabled platform to connect passengers with TNC drivers using their personal vehicles.

(p) Waybill means a document prepared in advance of a ground transportation vehicle's arrival at the airport passenger pick-up zone stating the name of the operator, the ground transportation vehicle license plate number, the name and address of the person requesting the charter and the name(s) of the customer(s) if different, the date and time the charter was arranged, the number of persons in the party, the time of the scheduled customer pickup and the airline and flight number on which the customer is scheduled to arrive and the points of origin and destination of the transportation services. For a transportation network company, a waybill means the prearranged reservation made between the passenger and the driver on the TNC application.

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