Taxi Protests Against Uber Disrupt Commute Across Europe

Major cities across Europe faced epic traffic jams on Wednesday, June 11 as taxi drivers organized an international protest against Uber, the highly successful U.S. based car service. The streets of London, Berlin, Paris, and Madrid all experienced major demonstrations. Paris taxi drivers slowed traffic on busy commuter routes in and around the city, blocking […]

Uber’s Fight Against the Taxi Unions: The Changing Transportation Model in Paris

There is a new transportation model taking France by storm. The French call it the VTC (voitures de tourisme avec chauffeur), which refers to an American model of car service that lets people reserve and pay for a car using a smartphone app. Foremost within this industry is the San Francisco based start-up Uber, which […]