In size and shear numbers, it wasn’t exactly a sea of taxi cabs encircling City Hall, but dozens of angry Uber drivers still managed to get their point across this afternoon outside of Smith Tower.
Organized by an upstart group known as the Seattle Ride-Share Drivers Association, a collection of Uber drivers – upset over a fare reduction that they say has reduced wages – parked their cars in front of the iconic Seattle landmark and took their frustrations out via horn honking, sign waving, and plenty of hollering. Uber’s Seattle office is located in Smith Tower.
In case you’re out of the loop, we reported on the growing dispute between Uber drivers and the company earlier this week.
Here are a few scenes from this afternoon’s protest: