The week started badly for the 15 Uber drivers whose cars were towed away by police on Monday.
Since the Supreme Court sided with the state in regulating Uber, drivers are being particularly cautious as police, transport officials and taxi drivers join forces against them.
Uber is staying in Yucatán despite a setback at the High Court this week.
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.
The arrest of an outlawed ride-sharing driver yesterday sparked a spontaneous protest on the Plaza Grande.
Uber takes advantage of a taxi strike and got new riders. That worked in Mérida, but backfired in New York City.
For the second time in less than a week, an Uber driver has been caught violating the law by providing transportation at the Mérida airport.
Reflecting higher gas prices, Uber Mexico has upped its rates by 7.5 to 18.2 percent depending on the city. Local rate hikes are on the lower side of the spectrum.