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Thousands of taxi drivers take to the streets of Mexico City in repudiation of the use of mobile applications such as Uber, Cabify, Easy Taxi, Didi.
It is an opportunity to talk about the quality and safety of the mobility alternatives offered today in Mexico.
Technological progress in geolocation, automated collections, profile control for service providers and other benefits must be taken into account.
Again, this Monday thousands of taxi drivers from Mexico City and the State of Mexico take to the streets of the capital to demonstrate against the use of mobile applications such as Uber, Cabify, Easy Taxi, Didi and other brands that offer alternatives Mobility other than concessioned taxis is under discussion.
It is not the first time that the public transport concessionaires of the capital and other cities of the country have demonstrated against this mobility alternative, for this Monday it is expected that around 10 thousand taxi operators and their vehicles arrive in the area Mexico City center.
In the midst of the discussion held by the providers of this kind of services and the authorities, what remains in the middle is the quality, opportunity and safety of the mobility alternatives offered today and this is also on the consumer radar of concessioned taxis.
#Taxists the problem is not #Uber pic.twitter.com/R3aJVEqam6
Andres (@ andyfumo69) October 7, 2019
But in addition to the issue of quality in service, a topic of greater relevance, that of security, is always under discussion, since the incidence of assaults on board public transport has been enhanced in recent months and this has permeated not only in the concessioned taxis, but also in the mobility services through social networks.
This is reflected in social networks, which as good thermometers and indicators of concerns and topics of interest to the opinion, allow to collect.
I would like not to feel anguish when I had to leave my family in a taxi.
(@ CalaveraK3) October 7, 2019
The events that occur today, in addition to generating the discontent of the inhabitants of the CDMX for the demonstrations and closures to the roads by the taxi drivers, can become an opportunity for all who provide this kind of services, become aware of the the urgent need to provide security and know how to adopt the benefits that technological advancement brings in aspects such as geolocation, automated charges, profile control for service providers and other benefits offered today by the different brands that provide transportation services through of mobile applications.