Excellent thread on Uber vs taxis in Istanbul, where (unlike in most other markets) Uber is competing on quality not price. https://t.co/sAXBRFzLea
— Alexander Christie-Miller (@AChristieMiller) March 12, 2018
The president of the Chamber of Istanbul Taxi Businesses has accused Uber of being a targeted attack on his industry carried out by what he called “the Jewish lobby”, Turkish Jewish newspaper Şalom said . “The global thieving Jewish lobby is carrying out commercial taxi piracy in Turkey,” Eyüp Aksu
A group of taxi drivers gathered early on March 12 outside Istanbul’s Çağlayan Courthouse to protest against Uber ahead of the second hearing of a lawsuit opened against the transport company by the United Taxi Drivers Association.
An Istanbul court on Monday began hearing a case against Uber brought by the city’s taxi drivers seeking to have the ride-hailing app blocked, as tensions mount in Turkey over its popularity. The suit brought by the main association representing taxi drivers for Istanbul is the latest legal headache for the …
More than 50,000 drivers using Istanbul roads received fines within a month’s period between February and March after traffic violations were spotted by the Electronic Traffic Control System (EDS), which has recently been put into effect. Some 50,304 drivers were given a total penalty of 11,148,000