Cashless taxi payments approved

Local Democracy Reporting Service

Tom Davis

All taxis and private hire vehicles in Coventry must be able to accept card payments after a policy change was approved by the city council.


While some already accepted card payments, they were not obliged to.

But at a meeting on Monday, the authority agreed to make cashless payments mandatory.

Tuk-tuks and pedicabs, which are set to be introduced in Coventry ahead of its 2021 City of Culture status, will also be obliged to accept card payments under the change.

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