Can meter taxi's and uber drivers co-exist?

The meter taxi industry in Cape Town has vowed to make things work for the industry, despite it's frustration with Uber operating in the city.

Speaking to John Maythem, Aldino Muller from the ‘Western Cape Metered Taxi Association’ (Disbanded) also said government needs to find a way that both entities co-exist peacefully.

Uber is not the only contender out there.

Aldino Muller, ‘Western Cape Metered Taxi Association’ (Disbanded)

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This article first appeared on 702 : Can meter taxi's and uber drivers co-exist?


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