The attorney for the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission argued that Lyft’s background checks aren’t up to snuff, as witnessed by the weekend arrest of a Lyft driver on an outstanding felony.
The car service debuted in St. Louis on Friday, and yesterday, a judge told Lyft to park it, issuing a temporary restraining order.
The controversial launch—or lack thereof—of Lyft is a “make-or-break” moment for St. Louis, but for different reasons from different points of view.
Lyft plans a big launch in St. Louis on Friday, although the city—and its rules and regulations—could keep the red-hot car-sharing service grounded.
Lyft, an app-dispatched car-sharing service known for its fuzzy pink mustaches on the front of cars, is looking for interested drivers in St. Louis — but isn’t ready to hit the road.