Point to point industry participants can now apply to become an Authorised Service Provider. The new law allows providers to adopt new technologies, establish more flexible business models and set more competitive prices.
The inaugural Point to Point Transport Commissioner, Barbara Wise, has assumed responsibility as the new regulator for taxis, hire vehicles and rideshare services under the NSW Government's point to point transport reforms.
Point to point transport provides flexible and convenient options for our customers to get from A to B via the route they choose at a time that suits. It refers to vehicles with 12 seats or less, including the driver.
The new point to point transport laws in NSW include changes to the driver licensing process and the introduction of new responsibilities for drivers as well as the taxi and hire vehicle businesses they work for.
The NSW Government’s reforms to the point to point transport market give customers greater choice and flexibility by encouraging taxi and hire vehicle, tourist, rideshare and similar service providers to innovate to meet customer expectations.