A crowd of angry taxi drivers and their supporters aggressively smashed and vandalized Uber cars near the city's airport to protest the rideshare app service.
Mexico City's registered street cabs are notorious for shoddy service and robberies, creating an opening for taxi apps like Uber.
Taxi drivers reportedly began pursuing suspected Uber drivers during the demonstrations, and confrontations on the roadways grew heated and dangerous, stranding passengers.
Steve McNamara is so mad about plans to build a cycle superhighway through the city that he compared people on bikes to the most despised and feared terrorist cell on Earth.
They managed to bring the centre of the city to a standstill.
A recent lawsuit has resulted in free speech being restored in the giant "Clean Zone" around the Superdome, but the Super Bowl is still causing hardship for many, including food truck owners and cabbies.