Lonely Planet Writer

Traffic chaos in Paris as taxi drivers block roads

A Parisien taxi.
A Parisien taxi. Image by Kate / CC BY-SA 2.0

Taxi drivers have taken to blocking roads in Paris on Monday causing traffic chaos in the city in what’s believed to be a protest over ‘unfair competition’ from the ridesharing service UberPop. Roads leading from the main airports have been blocked along with main roads and arterial highways leading into Paris. Read more: thelocal.fr