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.
Zero-tolerance on drugs & alcohol is part of legislation
Uber, the highly anticipated, app-based ride service, got most — but not all — of what it wanted from the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission.
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.
Lyft cannot operate until a hearing Aug. 25 to determine whether to impose a permanent ban.
District Judge Brian Wimes on Wednesday denied the city’s request for a temporary restraining order against the San Francisco-based company.
Taxicab Commission director Ron Klein admits that ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber are very popular in other cities.
Kinder said he’s concerned about St. Louis losing the luster of its “start-up city” image.
The Metropolitan Taxicab Commission (MTC) is trying to prove that it has jurisdiction over Lyft and similar services.
The ride-sharing app is back in court today—possibly for the last time.