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The benefits of using a reputable Edinburgh taxi company for travel

The Scottish city of Edinburgh is a beautiful one and there are many fantastic sights to see and places to visit. It attracts many visitors each year who enjoy being a tourist in the city, whilst the residents of Edinburgh also enjoy living in Scotland’s capital. The historical and cultural attractions ensure that it is the second most popular tourist destination in all of the UK, with London claiming the top spot. A few notable attractions include Edinburgh Castle, Old Town, New Town and the Fringe and Edinburgh International Festival….

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Uber, Lyft Hitting Los Angeles’ Taxi Industry Hard

Uber and Lyft are eviscerating the taxi industry in Los Angeles three years after they began operating in the city, officials say. Thanks to the ridesharing services, which enable independent drivers to offer rides via a smartphone application, “taxicab service demand indicators have dropped (total trips and dispatch trips) beginning in the second half of 2013 and increasing through 2015,” according to a report by Department of Transportation seen by AFP on Thursday. The number of taxi trips arranged in advance has dropped 42 percent while the total number of…

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Uber Starts Motorbike Taxi Service in Indonesian Capital

Ride-hailing app Uber on Wednesday launched a motorbike taxi service in the Indonesian capital where Southeast Asian rivals Go-Jek and Grab are already battling for dominance. Jakarta is one of the world’s most congested cities and motorbike taxis ordered from a smartphone app have exploded in popularity in the past 18 months as a way to beat the traffic. Uber said that its “UberMotor” service would provide cheap and reliable transportation for hundreds of thousands of people. The company used a local social media and YouTube star Arief Muhammad to…

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Uber Starts Motorbike Taxi Service in Indonesian Capital

Ride-hailing app Uber on Wednesday launched a motorbike taxi service in the Indonesian capital where Southeast Asian rivals Go-Jek and Grab are already battling for dominance. Jakarta is one of the world’s most congested cities and motorbike taxis ordered from a smartphone app have exploded in popularity in the past 18 months as a way to beat the traffic. Uber said that its “UberMotor” service would provide cheap and reliable transportation for hundreds of thousands of people. The company used a local social media and YouTube star Arief Muhammad to…

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Uber Starts Motorbike Taxi Service in Indonesian Capital

Ride-hailing app Uber on Wednesday launched a motorbike taxi service in the Indonesian capital where Southeast Asian rivals Go-Jek and Grab are already battling for dominance. Jakarta is one of the world’s most congested cities and motorbike taxis ordered from a smartphone app have exploded in popularity in the past 18 months as a way to beat the traffic. Uber said that its “UberMotor” service would provide cheap and reliable transportation for hundreds of thousands of people. The company used a local social media and YouTube star Arief Muhammad to…

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Taxi Drivers Block Streets in Buenos Aires After Uber Launch

Uber, the smartphone app that connects riders and drivers, launched Tuesday in Buenos Aires without authorization, triggering protests by taxi drivers who blocked major avenues and snarled traffic. “The Uber smartphone app will be available as of 4:00 hours today Buenos Aires time, and can be downloaded at the App Store,” the San Francisco-based company said on Twitter. Although ride-hailing apps have risen rapidly to become a booming industry, they face stiff resistance from traditional taxis and bans over safety concerns and questions about legal issues including taxes. Taxi drivers…

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