Tag: Transport for All


Consultation: Have your say on your taxi service in London

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Mar 2017

Consultation: Have your say on your taxi service in London

20 March 2017 The contracts for both the Taxicard and Dial-a-Ride services are up for renewal and London Councils may make changes in the future that could affect you. For example, the service could change to use more black taxis and fewer private hire vehicles, or it could change to use more private hire vehicles and fewer black taxis. Changes to the service may also...

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Taxi drivers face £1,000 fine for refusing to pick up wheelchair users

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Feb 2017

Taxi drivers face £1,000 fine for refusing to pick up wheelchair users

New law will impose penalties on taxi and private hire drivers and make it an offence to charge additional fare for the service Taxi drivers who refuse to pick up wheelchair users or attempt to charge more for transporting them could be fined up to £1,000 under new laws tackling discrimination. The penalties will come into force from 6 April and will oblige taxi and...

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Wheelchair Space on buses – what’s next after Court victory?

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Feb 2017

Wheelchair Space on buses – what’s next after Court victory?

Message from Doug Paulley to Transport for All supporters following his victory at the Supreme Court last month. I’m Doug Paulley who fought the Supreme Court case about non-disabled people occupying the wheelchair space on buses. This judgment is a wake-up call to transport providers, to take effective action for all disabled and older people who struggle every day to travel on public transport. It...

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