Colombia tech company gears up to make taking taxi safer

Posted on November 26, 2013 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Internet, TRAVEL reported that a Colombian tech company is making it easier and safer to catch a taxi in Colombia, which could help combat the country’s notorious “millionaire rides.” Every day in Colombia, there are 1.3 million taxi journeys taken in about 200,000 taxis, but catching a taxi off the street can be difficult or even dangerous. “Usually you have to hail off the street or wait on the phone with an operator to get a taxi. With our free app, GPS tells the nearest taxi driver exactly where you are and there are other features that make it safer for both driver and passenger,” Tappsi co-CEO Juan Salcedo said. Read Article

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