Motor Vehicle for Hire Licenses

The Town of New Shoreham regulates and licenses all chauffeurs, taxis, buses and limousines operating on Block Island.

The Commission on Motor Vehicles for Hire maintains a waiting list, updated annually, of applicants who continue to meet taxi, bus and limousine license requirements.

Uber & Lyft

Uber, Lyft and other transportation network services are not licensed by the Town.


Complaints are investigated by the New Shoreham Commission on Motor Vehicles for Hire.