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Uber Back In The Streets Of Colombia

Uber restarted operations in Colombia on Thursday (February 20) after shutting down its app for almost three weeks. In a statement, the company said it had found “new alternatives” to work legally in Colombia. Uber returns to service in Colombia. The Ride-hailing app will operate...

Meet the Tico Competitors To Uber, inDriver and DiDi

Everyone knows Uber, Didi, and inDriver. They are the mobile applications for the transport of people most popular among Costa Ricans. But dd you know that in Costa Rica there way more app options to get around town? While the top three are international (U.S.,...

Taxi Drivers Give Legislators Ultimatum On Uber

The taxi formal drivers (red taxis) gave the Legislative Assembly an ultimatum on the reform of the system of paid transport of people and regulation of the companies of technological platforms of transport, such as Uber. The group of transporters met Tuesday afternoon with the...

Taxis prepare campaign to intercept Uber users

The formal taxi drivers (red taxis) will take new pressure measures to stop Uber in Costa Rica, leaving behind street demonstrations and road closures to go after user. The intention of the taxi drivers is to get in the face of users in the area...

Taxistas To Demonstrate Against Uber Today, Wednesday!

The formal (red) taxi drivers will take to the streets this Wednesday, May 8, in a new protest against the operation of Uber in Costa Rica. The movement, convened since last week, is scheduled to start at 9:00 am, concentrating on three major points: Paso...

Costa Ricans Have The Right to Choose Uber or Taxis

Costa Ricans have the right to choose the transport service to use, whether it be Uber, any other ride app or taxis, stated Juan Ricardo Fernández, president of Consumidores Libres (Free Consumers) before the legislative committee analyzes the draft bill to regulate paid technological...

Uber alerts customers that the government’s bill would limit vehicle supply and double waiting times

For over three years, Uber, the ride-hailing app, has been fighting for its place in Costa Rica, battling government inaction and the verbal and physical abuse of the red or formal taxis. This week, the government of Carlos Alvarado presented a legislative bill to formalize...

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,...

Uber’s New Cancellation Fee For Costa Rica Takes Into Account Time and Distance

As of today, October 2, 2018, the Uber's cancellation fee changes from a fixed fee to one calculated based on the time and distance traveled by the Driver Partner to arrive to the passenger. What changed? Now, if the app detects that the Driver Partner...

Should the people decide if they want UBER in the country? Association presents referendum request to the TSE.

The legalization of transport services such as Uber and other apps could be left up to the people if the initiative by the Asociación Víctimas del Estado (AVES) materializes. The group presented this Friday before the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) a request to put the...

Goverment tells Uber to stop its operation in Costa Rica

In an attempt to calm taxi drivers, the Government Council reiterated on Tuesday its request to the Uber company to stop its transport operation in Costa Rica, until there is a legal framework to regulate it. The request also applies to other ride app platforms. The...

Uber Drivers Protest In Front of Government House To Request Regulation

Around 600 Uber drivers and drivers of other transport apps protested outside Casa Presidencial (Government House) on Tuesday, demanding the government for a law that regulates the 'irregular' transport. The drivers also demand the fines levied against some of them be suspended while the government...

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