Uber is only legal in London for 4 more months
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