Lou Hamilton

St. Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commission members at their meeting on July 22, 2014. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Taxicab Commission Braces For Uber Crowds, But Proposal Is Still A Mystery

The embattled Metropolitan Taxicab Commission, sensing that there may be crowds for their vote involving UberX, is moving its Wednesday meeting to the theater at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park.

07/28/2015

BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 01:  In this photo illustration, the new smart phone app 'Uber' logo is displayed on a mobile phone next to a taxi on July 1, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Taxi drivers in main cities strike over unlicensed car-halling services. Drivers say that is a lack of regulation behind the new app.  (Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

UberX Plans Free Fourth of July Rides; Taxicab Commission Mulls Response

Smartphone-based ride service UberX plans to offer free rides in St. Louis City and County over the long holiday weekend, amidst regulatory stalemate.

06/30/2015

A driver for Lyft in St. Louis on Fri., Apr. 18, 2014. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Local Officials Respond To St. Louis’ Ban On Ride-Sharing Services

After a top tech CEO said it’s “embarrassing” that St. Louis still bans smartphone-based ride services like Uber and Lyft, KMOX is asking city and county leaders about the issue.

05/21/2015

Photo of an UberX driver, provided by the company.

Taxicab Commissioner Hopes for UberX Vote This Summer

Not one, but two St. Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commissioners are on the case

05/19/2015

Photo Illustration: David Ramos/Getty Images

Uber Rated an ‘F’ by Better Business Bureau

The failing grade is based on pricing techniques and misinformation.

10/17/2014

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

St. Louis Taxicab Commission Bans Pornography in Cabs

“It was all women in different situations touching themselves and, you know, nudity,” a woman, who asked to be identified as “Renee,” said of a video she saw.

06/24/2013

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