Urban mobility: New guidance on regulating taxis and private hire vehicles for more sustainable, accessible and fair services

Urban mobility: New guidance on regulating taxis and private hire vehicles for more sustainable, accessible and fair services
Опубликовано: Monday, 14 February 2022 12:37

It encourages ‘pooling’ of passengers, more sustainable vehicle fleets, and integration with public transport and active mobility. It also emphasises that requirements to become a driver and operating conditions should be simple and proportionate. Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean said: “Integration with public mobility, less empty runs and encouraging pooling of passengers are all part of today’s guidance. With it we tryto ensure good service for customers across Europe as well as fair, safe and more sustainable operations.”

The guidance helps advance the European Green Deal and the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. It is one of the first deliverables of the new EU urban mobility framework presented in December 2021. More information is available here.

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