Missouri Taxi Companies Say Proposals Too Easy on Uber, LyftBut taxi companies and some local regulators told a House panel Tuesday the proposed legislation allows ride-sharing companies to duck some of the most expensive rules on the industry, creating a system that puts traditional companies at a disadvantage.
St. Louis Judge Dismisses Suit Against Car-Ride Service LyftNow, the Taxi Cab Commission has guidelines in place for the smartphone-based ride services, they just have to apply for a certificate.
Slay Endorses UberX's Background Checks; Stenger More CautiousSlay says he has looked at Uber's own background checks, and thinks they're sufficient.
UberX Plans Free Fourth of July Rides; Taxicab Commission Mulls ResponseSmartphone-based ride service UberX plans to offer free rides in St. Louis City and County over the long holiday weekend, amidst regulatory stalemate.
Uber Driver Says St. Louis Can Find a SolutionA Kansas City Uber driver says the St. Louis ride-share debate is silly.
Ride-Sharing Companies Lobby in Jeff City; Taxi Commission Won't BudgeTaxies 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.
Taxi Cab Commission to Consider Allowing Uber's Black Car ServiceThe service is different from uber-X, which lets non-professionals use their own cars.
Judge: Lyft to Operate in Kansas City Until TrialDistrict Judge Brian Wimes on Wednesday denied the city's request for a temporary restraining order against the San Francisco-based company.
Lyft: No Notice Received to Appear in CourtThe car service debuted in St. Louis on Friday, and yesterday, a judge told Lyft to park it, issuing a temporary restraining order.
Ready for Lyftoff? Taxicab Commish Aims to Shut-Down Car ServiceThe 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 App May Not Get Off the GroundA ride-sharing app launches tonight, but with a close eye on them by the police department.