Mexico city announces clampdown on Uber

There have been demonstrations against ride-sharing companies around the world and now authorities in Mexico City are introducing measures to control one of the most prominent, Uber.

Mexico city awaits new $9 billion airport. Image by Kasper Christensen / CC BY-SA 2.0

Mexico city. Image by Kasper Christensen / CC BY-SA 2.0

New rules mean that Uber drivers will have to have licenses, pay into a transport fund, and not be allowed to accept cash for journeys. The proposals come after taxi drivers criticised ride-sharing companies and urged the city government to do something about them. Read more: reuters.com

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