23 Jun '14, 6am

So the Qld Taxi Council WANT to make changes to red tape. Just not enough to allow competition

Regardless of how our industry evolves, the customer must come first Since the last edition of the Qld Taxi Magazine, there have been a number of significant events in the taxi industry, both nationally and in Queensland. The first of these was the 2014 ATIA National Conference in Perth from 30 March to 2 April 2014. With a range of national and international speakers there was a clear focus was on smart phone apps and their implications for the taxi industry in Australia. In the trade exhibition there was also the opportunity to check out the London Taxis that are on trial in WA. I managed to get a ride in one of them and they are certainly different from the usual experience to be had in an Australian cab. Whether they are going to withstand the Australian conditions, or be popular with the customers as opposed to a novelty, will only be known in time. The second signifi...

Full article: http://www.tcq.org.au/node/32268

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