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ASDEPP Buses - Ajuntament de Sa Pobla 10/07/2021

Taxi drivers have mostly accepted the bus services but they are against Uber.


Resort bus services to start and taxi drivers are protesting again

Some 500 taxi drivers in Palma are expected to stage a protest today against law which could open the way to services such as Uber.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/04/2017 00:00

Bus passengers are planning on "striking".


Bus passengers to "go on strike"

"It's an issue of demanding an improvement to the island's public transport, which has many deficiencies".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/04/2017 00:00

A happy minister and some happy taxi chappies, except for one.


One of the taxi-driver associations threatens protests

As agreement was reached to call off actions up to and including Easter, any new ones would be scheduled for after Easter.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/03/2017 00:00

One of the many meetings between taxi drivers and the transport ministry.


Proposal for taxi-driver referendum on government plans

The document the government wants representatives to sign is so "ambiguous" that only the whole sector can decide.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/03/2017 00:00

Transport minister Marc Pons with taxi-driver representatives.


Taxi drivers expect to sign bus services agreement next week

Alterations to the bus routes mean that they will stop in places such as Algaida, Arenal, Marratxi and Portals Nous.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/03/2017 00:00

The taxi-drivers' dispute is over, but now the legality of the tourist resort bus services is being questioned.


PP claims that tourist resort bus services are not legal

Meanwhile, taxi-driver representatives want time for their legal advisors to look over the plan. They didn't ratify the agreement yesterday, as had been expected.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/03/2017 00:00

Yesterday's meeting at the transport ministry achieved a breakthrough in the taxi-drivers' dispute.


Taxi drivers call off strikes and protests

One of the routes has been dropped, fares will increase and frequency of service will be lower.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/03/2017 00:00

Taxi drivers' protest on Wednesday.


Taxi drivers critical of Armengol for not meeting them

The main outcome of yesterday's meeting was the announcement of further protest action on 6 March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/02/2017 00:00

Taxi drivers' protest in Palma yesterday.


Taxi-driver protests have less impact than had been predicted

The regional director-general for transport believes that, given the number of passengers using the airport, there will be no "disaster" for taxi drivers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/02/2017 00:00

Traffic chaos.

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Taxi drivers bring chaos to the centre of Palma over airport to resort bus service

Hundreds of taxi drivers protested through the streets of Palma this morning to protest against plans to introduce an airport to resort bus service.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/02/2017 00:00

Taxi drivers have been known to take protest action previously.


Taxi-driver protests set to bring Palma to a halt today

The protests are due to last from 11.00 until 13.30. Both culminate with marchers and drivers gathering in front of the presidential headquarters.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/02/2017 00:00

Taxi drivers planning on bringing roads to a standstill.


Taxi drivers planning to bring roads to a standstill

The most drastic of the measures being proposed is to flood main roads across Majorca and streets in Palma with cars.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter31/01/2017 00:00

An image from two years ago at Son Espases, when hospitals were overstretched because of the flu.


Buses, beggars and hospital beds: the week in Majorca

Public transport joy for tourists going to certain resorts, more possible joy for travellers via a cut in airport charges, zoning for rentals, begging crimes and the flu "epidemic".

Andrew Ede15/01/2017 00:00

Transabus, a "foreign" company that is based in Madrid.


Tourist resort bus services under "foreign" ownership

Four of the five bus routes to tourist resorts are controlled by businesses from outside Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/01/2017 00:00

More buses, more users and greater frequency in the future.


Transport minister planning a 25% increase in bus users

In announcing the plan for Majorca's road public transport, the minister also mentioned the opposition to the tourist resort services.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/01/2017 00:00