Taxi Operators Protest "Bandit App" Drivers In Los Angeles

Posted on June 26, 2013

LOS ANGELES -- Hundreds of taxicabs inched around Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday morning, horns blaring in unison, to protest against a trio of so-called high-tech bandit taxi companies that let smartphone users summon a car with the swipe of a finger.

Los Angeles Times article here

Related Topics: Los Angeles operators, mobile applications, mobile technology, regulatory enforcement, taxis, Uber, vehicle apps

Comments ( 1 )
  • RICK @ CSL Transport NYC

     | about 6 years ago

    I guess Uber is not welcomed in Los Angles, or any city they show up in. Uber has been posting fake reviews for themselves as well to upp the hype.

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