CityLab Daily: An Uber Battle Becomes a Street Fight

Andrew Small
CityLab Daily: An Uber Battle Becomes a Street Fight

Street fight: Is Uber a transportation company or just an app that connects riders with drivers? While many local, state, and national governments around the world have grappled with this question, in Buenos Aires, it’s a battle that’s playing out in the streets. Some have even faced attacks from taxi vigilantes called “Uber hunters.” Meanwhile, the government is demanding unpaid taxes from Uber and hindering credit card payments to the company.