Taxicabs

Research report

23 Mar 2017

This report looks at the ‘new economy,’ (peer-to-peer markets) - specifically, ride-sharing services, and outlines options for regulation and taxi industry compensation.

Findings:

Ridesharing services are operating without licences and without being subject to regulation in...

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Research report

02 Nov 2016

The WA Government is formulating ‘on demand’ transport reforms due to the emergence of ridesharing. To fully realise the benefits of ridesharing, these reforms require a framework that ensures safety and consumer protection, without unnecessary barriers to entry. In developing a regulatory model...

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Research report

20 Oct 2016

Uber’s entry into the Australian market has been met with a delayed legislative response from state governments. The primary issue of contention in regulating Uber has been in creating a level playing field for Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) and the taxi industry, which has long adhered...

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Research report

20 Jul 2016

There is a lack of publicly accessible evidence to support the argument that compensation should be paid. Governments should release modelling that justifies their decision to compensate.

Consumers should know who is being compensated. There is a lack of publicly accessible date on...

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15 Feb 2016

On 30 September 2015 Andrew Barr MLA, Chief Minister, and Shane Rattenbury MLA, the Minister Assisting on Transport Reform, announced reforms to the taxi and on-demand transport industry. The announcement follows a review that investigated how emerging technologies and new business models can...

Research report

17 Aug 2015

Overview

The emergence of ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft offer a potentially useful addition to Canberra’s urban transport options.

Canberra faces unique transport challenges. Car ownership rates are higher in the ACT than in most states, despite almost...

Research report

11 Apr 2014

This report argues that taxi fares in Victoria must increase by an average of 12.5 per cent (with some variation between different tariffs).

Introduction

On 2 February 2014, the Minister for Public Transport issued us a terms of reference, under the Transport (...

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