Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 28

UCG Meetings with LOCOG/ODA/TfL. PART 2

Questions for LOCOG / ODA / TfL NOTE: UCG Questions in Black – All LOGOG / ODA / TFL Responses in Red – UCG Response in Blue 1. Why will some lanes be operational from mid-July? We believe the reason for the games lanes was to ensure athletes, officials and the world’s media arrived at …

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Jun 26

Olympic Demonstrations Imminent?

The United Cabbies Group have had a series of meetings with LOCOG/ODA & TfL to discuss the Taxi trade’s exclusion from the Olympic Games Lanes. We posed a number of questions to the Olympic Games organisers and from the answers we have received it is clearly evident that the London Taxi trade does not feature …

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Jun 22

UCG Meetings with LOCOG/ODA & TfL

United Cabbies Group meetings with LOCOG /ODA/ TfL The United Cabbies Group recently attended a series of meetings with the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG), the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) and Transport for London (TfL) in regards to the London Taxi trade’s accessibility to the Olympic Route Network (ORN) and our exclusion …

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Jun 09

UCG Get ‘No Right Turn’ from Kings Cross Scrapped.

After pressure from the UCG’s Ranks and Highways team concerning the “No Right Turn” when leaving King Cross Taxi rank, Camden Council carried out a safety review and have now asked Network Rail to remove the ‘No Right Turn’ sign completely. As reported in the last issue of United Cabbies News we told how this …

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