Taxi drivers announce fresh protest and vow to ramp up central London blockades ‘until TfL acts’ »

Taxi drivers announce fresh protest and vow to ramp up central London blockades ‘until TfL acts’ »

Protest: Hundreds of taxis took to Oxford Street last month to draw attention to the Future Proof report – but TfL says it has already considered the GLA document The cabbies’ trade association behind last month’s taxi protest in Oxford Street has vowed to ramp up its blockades of central London unless TfL acts over a damning GLA report. The report, Future Proof, warns TfL is “woefully inadequate” as a regulator and enforcer and urged it to “get to grips with the basics”. TfL claims it has already considered the report and is acting on its recommendations. It comes as the United Cabbies Group announced a second day of action later this month, in which a projected 2,500 taxis will blockade the TfL head office in Victoria for 90 minutes. The figure is based on the number the UCG claims turned up for last month’s Oxford Street protest – but the numbers are heavily disputed by...

Full article: http://www.national-taxi-association.co.uk/?p=9020

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