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.
Yesterday (12 February 2019) the UK Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani announced significant new developments in the regulation of taxis, private hire vehicles and ride-hailing, following an independent review of the sector known as the “Task and Finish Group”.
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.
Today’s Financial Times reports on the developing conflict between UK electric vehicle charging market leader Ecotricity and its competitors. This points to a significant challenge for the Government’s efforts to establish a reliable national network of charging points that can underpin consumer confidence to switch away from petrol and diesel.
The influential House of Commons Transport Select Committee has published its report from its inquiry into Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS). Here are Inline's top takeaways from the report and what may happen next.