Eight members of Mexico’s Supreme Court said that states, including Yucatán, are within their rights to regulate the ride-sharing platform.
The state government is violating Uber drivers’ right to work, charges Silvia América López Escoffié of the Citizens’ Movement in Yucatán.
Old analog taximeters are a thing of the past, the FUTV taxi union has declared. But their app hasn’t been updated in 10 months.
Still stinging from competition from ride-sharing platforms, FUTV taxis and vans in the city are testing out free wi-fi service for passengers.
Frustrated taxi drivers will strike again, while some quietly yield to ride-sharing platforms and “pirate” private-driving services.
The taxi strike ends today at 1, and Uber is responding by offering free rides well into the evening.
The FUTV taxi union is on strike until 1 p.m. today as drivers form a caravan looping around the city.
Hours after an Uber driver was beaten, the local taxi union announced a general strike to protest ride-sharing competition.
About 5,000 taxi drivers will meet Thursday to decide whether to participate in a huge work stoppage to protest the arrival of Uber, the app-based ride-share service.
The Attorney General’s office is investigating accusations from an Uber driver that a group of taxi drivers smashed his car with rocks and sticks.