London isn’t totally sold on Uber.
The city’s transportation authority, Transport for London, renewed Uber’s license Friday — but only for four months.
Uber’s current 5-year license, which it won in 2012, expires May 30.
Uber wants another five-year agreement — not a measly four-month extension. And Uber’s opponents aren’t thrilled about the short-term approval either.
“Uber has still not answered questions that TfL asked months ago. We say they are either safe to licence or they’re not. You can’t be a little bit pregnant. We think that TfL’s reason for this temporary licence is unlawful. This is totally unprecedented,” Steve McNamara, general secretary of London’s Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association, told The Guardian. Read more…