As app-based ride-hailing services become widespread in personal use, it's no surprise that corporate travel use is also increasing — even if some employers aren't fully on board yet.
This may not be the last thing tourism in France needs right now, but it's at the top of the list. And it's a sure way to get everyone on the side of management.
Price wars are welcomed by consumers when they appear and resented when they go away.
Uber is fighting entrenched special interests all over the world and sometimes, such as in France and now Indonesia, things get rough. Consumer demand will likely have a lot to do with how things play out in Indonesia.
China is Uber's number one international priority but you can't always get what you want.
Whatever criticisms one may have of Uber, you have to hand it to them for picking fights and winning on so many fronts all at the same time.
The medallion system was a failure before Uber and Lyft, and it's a tragedy now. The city should give benefits to the small operators yet leave the big ones to fend for themselves.
For a city that's long been defined by the sea of yellow cabs flowing through its streets, the disruption brought on by Uber makes a fascinating story. But maybe not quite so interesting if your livelihood depends upon it.
Medallions do little to make life better for cabbies or for passengers. Good riddance.
These rules seem to take what works in New York City and — along with the new app for existing cars — make them even better for Mexico City.