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Uber vs. Taxicab Commission — Terms of a Treaty Could Come This Month

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Uber, the smartphone-based ride service, says negotiations with the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission have “gone dark,” something the commission’s chairman disputes. Uber’s Midwest general manager Sagar Shah says the last contact was about […]

06/10/2015

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Uber Driver Says St. Louis Can Find a Solution

A Kansas City Uber driver says the St. Louis ride-share debate is silly.

06/04/2015

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

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Taxicab Commissioner Hopes for UberX Vote This Summer

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

05/19/2015

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LockerDome’s Lozano Says Banning Ride Services ‘Embarassing’ for STL

“This is the equivalent of someone saying ‘we’re a high-tech area,’ and yet we block access to the Internet,” LockerDome founder Gabe Lozano says.

05/18/2015

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Ride-Sharing Companies Lobby in Jeff City; Taxi Commission Won’t Budge

Taxies are still your only choice in St. Louis, which is now the largest city in the country without any ride-sharing services, and Uber and Lyft are all the rage across the country.

03/19/2015

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

Illinois Lawmakers Pass Rideshare Rules

Zero-tolerance on drugs & alcohol is part of legislation

12/03/2014

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

Taxicab Commission Clears Way for Uber; Lyft Trial Delayed

Uber, the highly anticipated, app-based ride service, got most — but not all — of what it wanted from the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission.

07/22/2014

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Uber Giving Away Free Ice Cream Instead of Rides Today

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., you can just use the Uber app as if you were ordering a ride in another city, and you’ll get ice cream instead.

07/18/2014

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Judge Extends Temporary Ban Against Lyft Service

Lyft cannot operate until a hearing Aug. 25 to determine whether to impose a permanent ban.

07/15/2014

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