If it’s not bad enough for taxi drivers to be treated as second class citizens, in being the only businesses in Ireland being compelled to take credit card payments and therefore having their suitability to carry out their business, at the mercy of their credit rating. Now, Geraldine Herbert, Motoring Journalist and founder of “Wheels for Women”. Writing in the Sunday Independent, 8th March wants to ban taxis from bus lanes. This is part of a magical cure for inefficient public transport failures! That amongst other things that this will mean for the elderly and mobility challenged passengers, going to their hospital appointment etc. protracted delays and higher fares, is apparently a fair price for them to pay! And as for tourist, sure won’t they want to take the scenic route anyway!
Now, Geraldine Herbert makes a truly pertinent comment about removing filter lanes that encroach on Bus lanes, In the same article.