For more than five hours, taxi drivers of the State of Mexico they blocked intermittently multiple roads in Ecatepec to protest against the provisions published in the Government Gazette of 20 March, in which they are obliged installation of a panic button, camcorder and GPS, They ensure that installing this equipment in the units costs them more than 12,000 pesos.
From 7:00 am, taxi drivers from different organizations They closed the circulation at the crossroads of Avenida Revolución, also known as the 30-30 and the via José López Portillo, in the limits with the municipality of Coacalco, as well as the Central Avenue, at the height of Subway station Nezahualcóyotl, on line B.
The demonstrators rejected "the pressure" exerted by the State Secretariat for Mobility to install the security equipment.
They also demanded a subsidy for the expired concessions and that they have no expiration date and economic support for sustainable projects such as natural gas or LP.
"We want economic support or funding for hybrid units and, above all, the cancellation of transnational companies that do not pay for the concession for public transport services," said one of the demonstrators.
the Secretary of the mobility of the state of Mexico He said that he will continue the dialogue with the carriers in order to realize a modern, orderly and safe transport system.