In the coming months, a self-service bicycle parking concept will be implemented at six bicycle sheds along the Amsterdam North-South line, namely: Buikslotermeerplein, Rokin, Ceintuurbaan, Ferdinand Bolstraat, Beursplein and Reguliersdwarsstraat. Siemens Smart Infrastructure, in collaboration with its partner IP Parking, has been appointed by the City of Amsterdam as the main contractor for the modernization project. The bicycle parking concept is consistent
The Amsterdam taxi organizations TAT and Taxistad are again instituting summary proceedings against the Municipality of Amsterdam after they have been unsuccessful today. According to the organizations, the municipality of Amsterdam incorrectly informed the judge. The summary proceedings were instituted after the taxi organizations no longer wanted to impose the minimum sanctions prescribed by the municipality.
On Friday, August 23, 2019, Taxistad and TAT filed preliminary relief proceedings against the municipality of Amsterdam at the College for Business in The Hague. The taxi organizations refuse to impose the prescribed sanctions on their drivers any longer. The Board has ordered the organizations to pay a penalty of 10.000 euros
The unrest in the taxi market has been fueled again by the arrival of the taxi app Uber and an influx of self-employed people. Attempts to promote quality through a reputation mechanism do not seem to be paying off yet, and established drivers find the lighter licensing requirements unacceptable for Uber. The authors of the review paper
The municipality of Amsterdam and Uber have made joint agreements about road safety, independent research, sharing data and sustainability. The agreements have been laid down in a so-called Social Charter, the outcome of the Uber Taskforce, which was set up at the beginning of this year after a series of accidents in the Amsterdam region in which drivers