Taxi drivers’ strike in Barcelona: time of the demonstration, route and effects on traffic


The sector of cab protest again today against the VTC licenses (car rental with driver) in a strike called in Barcelona. All the taxi drivers from Catalonia are called to participate in unemploymentwith which several affectations in the streets of the Catalan capital.

The taxi drivers they denounce that the Generalitat “does not contemplate respecting” the rate of a VTC authorization for each 30 taxis in the new decree law that prepares the Department of Vice-Presidency, Digital Policies and Territory.

Slow march down the Diagonal

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According to Elite Taxi, STAC Y Taxi Companiesorganizations conveners of the strike, the stoppage is scheduled between 10.00 and the 2:00 p.m.. In that time interval, the taxi drivers will carry out a Slow marchwhich will start at Grand Via with the balmes street and will go to the Parliament. So the Diagonal will be the area with the largest affectation in normal vehicle traffic.

For now, the organizers assure a high grade of participation, since the strike has received the support from all associations and entities of the sector.



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