Staying firm on their goal of ridding the country of Uber, formal taxi drivers took to the streets of San Jose this Tuesday morning, adding to the complications in traffic caused by the more than two-week-old strike by the public sector employees,
Paseo Colon in front of the Hospital San Juan de Dios
The taxi drivers union spokesperson Ruben Vargas said their demonstration is to pressure legislators to drop two bills before them that would regulate the so-called ‘collaborative transport’ which would eventually allow Uber and others to operate in Costa Rica legally.
The taxi drivers caused traffic congestion in the heart of the city in the area of the Legislative Assembly.
According to the Policia de Transito road affected by the national strike this Tuesday morning included the