In a vitriotic email to his members, the General Secretary of the LTDA inferred that a statement posted on the Taxi Leaks news blog (assumed as no one else put out the story) was ‘Fake News’.
The story in question from last week stated that in a meeting with Westminster Council, the Trade was informed Taxis could to be banned from parts of Oxford Street and that an announcement would be made this week.
Despite Mr McNamara’s claim that our story was Fake News, Westminster announce the proposals in today’s in the Evening Standard. (Apology would be in order)
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As the trade suffers the effects of all these roads closures and alterations, many drivers are stunned by the LTDA’s waiting and seeing policy and total resistance to challenge these latest proposals.
Surely there’s no conflict of interest involved here, with the proposed eTaxi only bus lanes ?
TAXI LEAKS EXTRA BIT :
Even with the hundreds of marshals, A Bus has just knocked down a pedestrian in the new two way Baker Street, Northbound Should it now be taxis and cycles only?