David Abrahams

David Abrahams
David’s is an experienced public affairs practitioner with a background in competition regulation and a particular focus on technology, mobility, telecoms and internet infrastructure. He leads Inline's mobility practice.
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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 20 June 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 20 Jun 2019

This week's top three: German police refusing to enforce e-scooter law, Uber threatens to pull out of Austria in ride hailing regulation row, wide-ranging mobility law passed by French National Assembly.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 13 June 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 13 Jun 2019

This week's top three: European safety body calls for e-scooter regulations; Paris Mayor's new measures against e-scooters; latest government stats on UK attitudes to transport tech.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 6 June 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 06 Jun 2019

This week's top 3 stories: Swedish regulator calls for e-scooter ban, new rules for ride hailing in Poland, Copenhagen Deputy Mayor calls for limits on shared e-scooters and e-bikes.
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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 30 May 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 30 May 2019

This week's top three: New e-scooters regulations in Austria, there are now more EV charging points than petrol stations in the UK, political pressure builds in Ireland for legalisation of e-scooters.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 23 May 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 23 May 2019

This week's top three: E-scooters get the green light in Germany, ride hailing companies in Romania ask to be regulated, Barcelona imposes a one hour wait time on ride hailing.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 16 May 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 16 May 2019

This week's top three: Ola agreement with Brighton & Hove opens new front in battle of the apps, Paris scooter companies sign Code of Conduct, and law suit against Madrid's new taxi laws.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 9 May 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 09 May 2019

This week's Top 3: German Government u-turns on e-scooter rules, new French rules for micro-mobility finalised, and Uber faces strikes shortly before IPO.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 2 May 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 02 May 2019

This week's Top 3: Uber makes a MaaS in London, Lime calls for respect in Brussels, and the debate continues over e-scooters in Germany. 

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 25 April 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 25 Apr 2019

This week's Top 3: police cracking down on scooters in London and Dublin, a new global player for car sharing, Seville launches scooter consultation

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 11 April 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 11 Apr 2019

This week's top 3 stories: Competition regulator examines Enterprise/SHB deal, Austria adopts scooter rules and German taxi drivers protest.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 4 April 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 04 Apr 2019

This week's top 3 stories: Fines for scooter riders and companies in Paris, new law on ride hailing and intermediaries in Poland, emergency transport laws introduced in Romania.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 28 Mar 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 28 Mar 2019

This week's Top 3: New open data rules for UK bus services, Romania considers emergency ban on ride hailing, Prague taxi drivers strike over ride hailing reforms

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 21 Mar 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 21 Mar 2019

This week's Top 3: The UK's new strategy for urban mobility, Germany to speed up new transport law, and the European Commission publishes its transport scoreboards

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Deregulation, devolution, and data sharing: The UK’s Urban Mobility Strategy

Written by David Abrahams on 19 Mar 2019

The publication of the UK Government’s Urban Mobility Strategy heralds significant regulatory changes that will have an impact across the mobility sector. Here we provide the headlines and you can download our full briefing.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 14 Mar 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 14 Mar 2019

This week's Top 3: Madrid calls for car sharing firms to share data, Uber settles last UberPOP case, latest stats on EU transport.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 7 Mar 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 07 Mar 2019

This week's Top 3: Czech Government to significantly deregulate the taxi trade, Cabify finds a way around the rules in Catalonia, and emergency fines for unlicensed taxi drivers in Romania.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 28 Feb 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 28 Feb 2019

This week's top 3 stories: The decline of dockless bikes in the UK, electric scooters debated in Dublin, and Germany's ride-hailing proposals clarified.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 21 Feb 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 21 Feb 2019

This week's top 3 stories: Germany to reform transport laws to allow ride-hailing and ride-sharing, on-demand bus trials in London, and Berlin is to launch its own MaaS app.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 14 Feb 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 14 Feb 2019

This week's top 3 stories: New UK regulations for taxis, private hire and ride hailing, new restrictions on app-based ride hailing in Poland, and over 8,000 electric scooters are coming to the streets of Madrid.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 7 Feb 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 07 Feb 2019

This week's top 3 stories: UK review of regulation of micromobility "within weeks", another week/another regulation for ride hailing in Spain, and a crackdown on the gig economy is promised in Geneva. 

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