Saturday, January 17, 2015
Friday, January 16, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
"While we welcome their presence we would just warn you that this MQT is mostly focussed on the planned rise in fares, and the Taxi Trade is not on the agenda. TfL will not have a response to the Transport Committee report as of yet and as such it may be quite an unsatisfactory meeting for your members.
What we would suggest is that your members coming along for the 25th February Transport Committee meeting in the chamber, where the report issued on the taxi trade is on the agenda, and Sir Peter Hendy will be questioned on this."
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A European Union court has finally handed the London Taxi Trade some good news. They've ruled that Taxis can keep their right to drive in bus lanes.
Minicab firm Addison Lee, had argued that this amounts to unlawful state aid and gives Taxis an unfair advantage over their drivers, but the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice court ruled on Wednesday, the bus-lane rule did not use state resources to confer "a selective economic advantage" on London cabs.
Common sense has prevailed, something we don't see to often when it comes to the administration of our iconic industry.
Below is press release from TfL.