‘Get Uber out of Colombia’: 10k taxis block traffic in Bogota in protest against app

Thousands of taxi drivers in Bogota protested unfair competition from online taxi app Uber on Wednesday. A caravan of the distinctive yellow taxis drove slowly through the city’s streets bringing traffic to a standstill. Out of the 52000 taxis in the capital, the National Taxi Drivers’ Round Table estimated that 10000 took part in the event.

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