Uber ban: What taxi app alternatives do Londoners have after yet another controversy?

The company has been embroiled in yet another controversy

Aatif Sulleyman
Wednesday 22 November 2017 09:50
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Uber has been embroiled in yet another controversy, with users announcing they will stop using the service.

The latest hack – which the company attempted to cover up – followed months of reports about questionable business practices, disputes with regulators and sexual harassment at its headquarters.

It followed Transport for London's announcement that it was revoking the company's license. It said then that the controversial taxi-hailing app company was “not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence”.

Fortunately, there are several alternatives to the app, for the times you don't fancy walking, cycling or catching the train, bus Tube or a black cab.

Here are the best alternatives available if you want to boycott Uber:

If you want to get rid of the Uber app and use an alternative instead, it's worth making sure you delete it fully. You can do that by following these instructions.

​Boycott Uber protests have spread across the world in recent months. They first came to major public attention in the wake of Trump's travel ban, after the app appeared to try and exploit travel chaos.

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