Heading to downtown San Jose or Escazu today? Maybe rethink that for a bit, as taxi drivers and truckers, in two separate movements, will be blocking the streets of San Jose and the Ruta 27 (San Jose – Caldera) in the area of Escazu.
Photo of one of the numerous protests by the taxi drivers (in the area of the Escazu tolls on the ruta 27) for illustrative purposes. Foto DiarioExtra.com
The taxi drivers are continuing their protests against Uber, this time, however, against officials of the Ministry of Transport (MOPT), in particular, the Policia de Transito (traffic police) for not keeping their word.
Earlier this year, the MOPT committed itself to a hardline on Uber drivers. In the beginning, there were a spot checks to detect Uber