$3 please for ride share

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) The state of Alaska will impose $3 fees on rides offered by Uber and Lyft at the Anchorage and Fairbanks airports effective February 1.

The Juneau Empire reports Alaska was the last state in the nation to allow transportation network companies.  A clause in the bill allows the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to negotiate fees for ride sharing companies to operate at any state owned airport.

The fee will also apply at the Juneau International Airport.  They will charge $1.50 per ride soon.  No fees have yet been negotiated for airports in Sitka and Ketchikan.

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