Uber's license battle with London's transport regulator could take years

Transport for London shocked Uber in September by deeming it unfit to run a taxi service and refusing to renew its licence.

Uber’s appeal process against a decision by London’s transport regulator to strip the taxi app of its operating licence in the British capital could take years, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said on 16 November.

The Uber app logo is seen on a mobile telephone. Reuters

The Uber app logo is seen on a mobile telephone. Reuters

Transport for London shocked Uber in September by deeming it unfit to run a taxi service and refusing to renew its licence, a decision the Silicon Valley firm is appealing.“My understanding is that it could go on for a number of years,” Khan said at a monthly question session when asked about how long the appeals process could last.




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