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Legislature Will Begin Discussion On Uber Next Week

The bill presented by the Government through the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT) - Ministry of Public Works and Transportation - to regulate the service provided through digital platforms, such as Uber, will begin discussion in the Legislative Assembly next week. Given that...

New Ride App Bee Go Sets Goal Of 10,000 Drivers In A Year

On Monday, the recruiting of drivers began and in 15 days Bee Go will be the new player in the market of "collaborative mobility and public transport", challenging Uber. And of course the informal (piratas) and formal (red) taxi drivers. The company, of French capital,...

New Ride App Rep: “Taxi Drivers Should Support Modernization”

While Rubén Vargas, representative of the Unión de Taxistas Costarricense (UTC) - Union of Costa Rican taxi drivers  - assures that the arrival of new applications similar to Uber would provoke "violence in the streets", César López, representative of the new transport platform Beego,...

‘App’ Will Alert Tourists About Insecurity in Costa Rica

An app(lication) with warnings and safety tips for tourists would be ready in December, at the beginning of the peak tourist season, reported Friday the Tourism Board - the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) The application will have geolocation to alert the user about the...

Aresep in the process of developing an application for taxi drivers

The controversy generated by the incursion of Uber in Costa Rican has one more episode, as the Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (Aresep)  - regulator of public services -  works on an application (app) to improve the service provided by taxi drivers. Earlier this...

Is This The End For Uber in Costa Rica?

Following a day of protests in the streets, tortuguismo in many areas and five hours of 'intense' negotiations, the taxi drivers and the government came to an agreement on Wednesday. After a long day, both parties signed, on Wednesday night, an agreement to end the...

Peru Fines Uber for Failure to Disclose Information to Consumers

(Q24N) Peru’s National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Intellectual Property Protection, Indecopi, announced that it has sanctioned Uber for “not fulfilling its obligation to provide consumers with relevant information.” The penalty imposed by the Consumer Protection Commission is $50,625 Peruvian soles, or roughly...

Website/App Helps User Find The Best Beach In Costa Rica For Vacation

Q TRAVEL - GoPlaya is a new app created by two friends who leave the beaches of the country, for tourists and nationals to find the best beach or beaches for their vacation. Using GoPlaya users can create routes to well known or unpopular, out-of-the-way...

Understanding the real innovation behind the iPhone

When the iPhone emerged in 2007, it came with all the promise and pomp of a major Steve Jobs announcement, highlighting its user interface and slick design as key selling points. We know now that the iPhone transformed the mobile phone business, the internet...

Government Shelved Plan To Regulate UBER and ‘Collaborative Transport’

Q COSTA RICA  - In April 2016, ruling party (PAC) legislator, Franklin Corella, introduced a bill to regulate UBER in Costa Rica and services offering "collaborative transport" by way of Apps (Internet-based applications). A year and month later, the bill remains stalled, awaiting political will. Although...

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