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Air traffic at Schiphol is increasing again this month

9 July 2020 Marleen de Boer

Air traffic is gradually increasing again at Amsterdam Schiphol. Since June 15, many countries are accessible again in terms of travel and many people can and want to travel again. You notice that difference from weeks ago at Schiphol. According to the Read more…

The tax authorities do not look at self-employed constructions for taxi drivers

8 July 2020 Gerrit Saey

If you as a consumer do not want to buy clothes from factories in countries such as Bangladesh, where people work under very poor working conditions, don't let Uber drive you around. In recent months we have seen a lot of misery among freelancers in the Read more…

Mobility platform Bolt now also operational in Amsterdam

from the editors

The taxi platform Bolt, formerly known as Taxify, is a European transport platform that offers rides by car and scooter sharing services. The company was founded by Markus Villig and launched in 2013. It is the company's mission to do it Read more…

Treaties signed for faster train journey to London

Marleen de Boer

Good news for people who want to travel to London by train, this will save an hour of travel time. State Secretary of Infrastructure and Water Management Stientje van Veldhoven on Tuesday signed a treaty for a faster train journey to London on behalf of the Netherlands Read more…

Pilot parcel delivery with electric transport bike

from the editors

A pilot was started in Nijmegen on Monday with a new type of electric bicycle for the emission-free delivery of parcels in the city center. The pilot, which runs until September, is intended to provide insight into the functioning of the special for this purpose Read more…

Market consultation Municipality of The Hague for Electric Taxi Transport

7 July 2020 Gerrit Saey

The Municipality of The Hague wants to be well-informed about drawing up the schedule of requirements for a European Tender for Electric Taxi Transport. Today, the market consultation was held to give the municipality more insight into the possibilities of the Read more…

The tax authorities do not look at self-employed constructions for taxi drivers

8 July 2020 Gerrit Saey

If you as a consumer do not want to buy clothes from factories in countries such as Bangladesh, where people work under very poor working conditions, don't let Uber drive you around. In recent months we have seen a lot of misery among freelancers in the Read more…

Mobility platform Bolt now also operational in Amsterdam

from the editors

The taxi platform Bolt, formerly known as Taxify, is a European transport platform that offers rides by car and scooter sharing services. The company was founded by Markus Villig and launched in 2013. It is the company's mission to do it Read more…

What are the corona rules for the car and public transport as of 1 July

6 July 2020 Marleen de Boer

As of July 1, the coronavirus has been relaxed again. But what do these relaxed rules actually mean for transport. So much information has been released that we can no longer see the forest through the trees. What Read more…

Zombie companies are not helping the taxi industry after the crisis

4 July 2020 Mesal Hikmet

For years, we have known the phenomenon of startups in the taxi sector that focus on bringing in money with great ideas. Investors who see their venture capital burn are regularly found. The Dutch company Get-E International BV, which has run a booking platform for business trips for years, has Read more…

Dutch startup Swapfiets expands in European countries

5 July 2020 Marleen de Boer

Swapfiets was invented by a group of friends, after a period of tinkering with bicycles, they eventually designed their own bicycle with the famous blue front wheel. You can rent these bicycles for a fixed amount per month. You can Read more…

Claudia Zuiderwijk new general manager of GVB

4 July 2020 from the editors

Claudia Zuiderwijk has been appointed by the General Meeting of Shareholders as the new general director of GVB in Amsterdam. As chairman of the board of GVB, Zuiderwijk will lead the transport company that transports more than 900.000 travelers every day Read more…

Zombie companies are not helping the taxi industry after the crisis

Mesal Hikmet

For years, we have known the phenomenon of startups in the taxi sector that focus on bringing in money with great ideas. Investors who see their venture capital burn are regularly found. The Dutch company Get-E International BV, which has run a booking platform for business trips for years, has Read more…

Swapfiets reaches milestone of 200.000 customers in four countries

23 June 2020 from the editors

Swapfiets reaches the milestone of 200.000 customers in four countries. More than a year ago, the counter was still at 100.000 bicycle subscribers. The popularity of the subscription for bicycles with the recognizable blue tire is particularly noticeable in cities outside Read more…

Target group transport slowly creeps out of the deep valley

2 July 2020 Gerrit Saey

Eindhoven-based Censys BV knows better than anyone how bad things stand in terms of numbers in the taxi sector. Every day, graphs indicate what happened in the sector and which transport flows within regions are starting up. Now the easing since 1 Read more…

Crisis requires modification of the taxi software at the central

28 March 2020 Gerrit Saey

No difference, whether it is a small taxi center with a few dozen trips or a large traffic control with more than 7000 trips per day. It makes sense that these companies now have other things on their mind than taxi software. Read more…

Antwerp no longer wants station taxis in the city

1 July 2020 Carlo Scheir

The Antwerp city council is likely to give the green light for new city regulations for taxi services. Based on the design texts, the city seems to be undertaking a large experiment, the side effects of which are insufficiently known today. The Antwerp Provincial Read more…

Flemish metropolises are again flat on the stomach for Uber

27 June 2020 Carlo Scheir

With the introduction of the new Flemish taxi decree at the beginning of this year, the red carpet for Uber was rolled out. Antwerp, Ghent and Leuven joined the #TrueCostofUber Coalition in an open letter. This coalition states that Uber must join itself by 2025 Read more…

Taxi companies are no longer protected by moratorium

17 June 2020 Carlo Scheir

Taxi companies that felt safe in recent months and could not expect the arrival of the bailiff are no longer automatically protected from bankruptcy from tomorrow. The so-called moratorium on bankruptcies ends tonight. That meant companies Read more…

The touringcar sector in Belgium can get back to work

16 June 2020 Gerrit Saey

While the Federation of Belgian Bus and Coach Entrepreneurs (FBAA) is enthusiastic about the agreement that coach companies have reached to be allowed to drive at full capacity in Belgium, it remains a headache file for the trade association KNV Bustransport Netherlands in the Netherlands. Read more…

Eindhoven Central

More technology and behavioral change is the future

4 July 2020 Marleen de Boer

Tania Rademaker, Sales & Business Manager at 9292, looks at the current mobility network from her public transport perspective and then sees a lack of space. During rush hours it is too busy in public transport, and during off-peak hours it is certain Read more…

Partial transport supplier gives opinion in publication

2 July 2020 Marleen de Boer

Tarik Fawzi provides his vision on mobility from his partial transport expertise in the recently published book: Vision on Mobility: Towards 2050. Tarik Fawzi, co-founder of Hely, is responsible for setting up partnerships. Hely supplies from 20 Hely Read more…

e-bike

The electric bicycle or e-bike is indispensable

14 June 2020 Mesal Hikmet

The corona crisis contributed to the fact that the trips were considerably shorter and taking the bicycle was a better option than the car. Cycling is a good and healthy solution to get around because of the corona virus, Read more…

flash detector

Germany prohibits devices that display flash messages

May 22th 2020 Mesal Hikmet

The new German traffic rules prohibit the use of devices that provide filter reports. Most national and local governments believe that the flash alerts make driving safer. French law does not allow flash notifications but instead Read more…

Market consultation Municipality of The Hague for Electric Taxi Transport

7 July 2020 Gerrit Saey

The Municipality of The Hague wants to be well-informed about drawing up the schedule of requirements for a European Tender for Electric Taxi Transport. Today, the market consultation was held to give the municipality more insight into the possibilities of the Read more…

Bicycle advertising VanMoof is banned from French TV

1 July 2020 from the editors

VanMoof's first television commercial has been banned from French TV because it creates 'a climate of fear'. It is the first time that a bicycle advertisement has been banned from broadcasting. In the commercial, cars reflect the rat race of the past, making the viewer Read more…

Peak tax is more effective than flat kilometer tax

30 June 2020 Mesal Hikmet

According to the CPB, mobility will increase due to a further increase in the population and an expected moderate economic growth. The already planned expansion of the main road network is sufficient to bring the congestion approximately at the level of 2018 Read more…

Rintel

Marjan Rintel succeeds Roger van Boxtel at the NS in October

23 June 2020 Gerrit Saey

On the nomination of the Supervisory Board, the Minister of Finance, Mr Wopke Hoekstra, has appointed Marjan Rintel as the CEO of NS. Rintel has been working at NS since November 2014. As Director of Operations and member of the Council of Read more…

Air traffic at Schiphol is increasing again this month

9 July 2020 Marleen de Boer

Air traffic is gradually increasing again at Amsterdam Schiphol. Since June 15, many countries are accessible again in terms of travel and many people can and want to travel again. You notice that difference from weeks ago at Schiphol. According to the Read more…

Airlines are raising luggage prices considerably

7 July 2020 Marleen de Boer

Holidaymakers who travel to Europe by plane from the Netherlands this summer should take into account higher prices than in previous years for luggage. Taking a suitcase on vacation has increased by nine percent since last year. Read more…

What are the corona rules for the car and public transport as of 1 July

6 July 2020 Marleen de Boer

As of July 1, the coronavirus has been relaxed again. But what do these relaxed rules actually mean for transport. So much information has been released that we can no longer see the forest through the trees. What Read more…

KLM Bus resumes a step-by-step network to and from Schiphol

2 July 2020 from the editors

As of July 1, KLM will resume the KLM Bus network step by step and in accordance with the RIVM guidelines. This means that the KLM Bus can travel to and from Schiphol once a day from Maastricht, Maastricht Read more…

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