Addison Lee

Taxi Drivers v Apps

Dapo Adesanya | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Tech
Dapo Adesanya

Taxi fares in London are some of the most expensive in the world (you can quote me on this). And due to the iconic nature of the the black cabs, their drivers are a protected species of some sort.

Gay Couple 'Thrown Out Of Addison Lee Cab For Holding Hands'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

Addison Lee has suspended one of its drivers following reports a gay couple were thrown out of a taxi because they were holding hands. The driver, ...

Can Technology Throw a 'Hailo' on the London Cabbie?

Bruce Daisley | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Tech
Bruce Daisley

Hailo is an interesting business because drivers tell you that already 7,000 of the network of 23,000 cabs are using the service. But it's very much on their own terms. Want to pay cash for a cab in the middle of the day? A driver will pull up in two minutes. Want to pay by credit card in the evening the app often struggles to find a single taker.

Addison Lee Boss 'Could Face Prosecution' Over Cycle Lane Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK

The boss of taxi firm Addison Lee could be prosecuted after he urged his drivers to illegally use bus lanes in London. Chairman John Griffin sent a...

Is Cycling the Future for More of us in the Capital?

Eleanor Besley | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK
Eleanor Besley

In central London pollution levels are on the rise, more than twice the number of people killed each year in road traffic accidents are killed by pollution from cars. Do we want a London where we breathe in harmful gases as a matter of course everyday?

Taxi Firm Which Urged Drivers To Use Bus Lane Loses Government Contract

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK

Minicab company Addison Lee, which urged its drivers to use bus lanes, has lost its government contract, it was announced on Friday. Due to expire ...

Cycling – A Deadly Serious Issue

John Griffin | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Politics
John Griffin

I'm glad that the issue is being debated. If anyone has more ideas for improving safety for cyclists, I would be delighted to hear them. In the meantime, I will continue calling for compulsory training and compulsory insurance for bicycle users.

Addison Lee Boss John Griffin Blames Cyclists For Being Killed

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

Addison Lee boss John Griffin, chief of one of Britain's largest cab firms, has caused outrage again this week after claiming that cyclists injured on...