Following the large demonstration against Uber and other apps in the centre of London on June 11, announced by the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA), cities like Paris and Berlin will follow the London-lead and also protest on that day.
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Once a year the heads of Europe’s largest radio circuits meet in a different location to discuss new developments in the taxi business: threats as well as opportunities.
Just as the London taxi industry is in the middle of a sea change,
Since the ’90’s The Netherlands opted for transporting people with mobility handicaps via a long-distance taxi system, separate from local transportation systems. Originally this Valys-system started with a combination of train and taxirides.
“Hailo works with the UK’s licensed and trustworthy taxi drivers, and approves each driver individually”, it says on the Hailo-homepage.
SuperShuttle has officially inaugurated its branded shared-ride service in Cancun on May 7
Brussels based Taxi2Share is offering a taxi-carpoolservice between Brussels and the airports of Brussels and Charleroi.
The Dutch Rabobank and Social Fund Taxis (SFT), an association in which both the trade unions FNV and CNV plus the taxi trade association KNV Taxi are represented, issued a stark warning.
New York City may be known for its yellow cabs, but in the boroughs outside Manhattan (outside ‘yellow country’) Green Cabs are more popular than yellow ones.
Just as Uber Technologies is seeking to join the $ 10 billion-plus club, raising new financing from private investors and tripling its value from $ 3,5 billion last year, London cabbies are hoping to block its path into the British capital.