One local cab company is surprising customers with free rides this year.
The mobile payments system, Square, invented by two St. Louis men, will soon be available for local taxi drivers to use.
Laclede Cab has 140 drivers at its disposal, all of whom will be out this weekend. Still, delays and call center jams are to be expected.
Some say they can’t afford to refuse fares, another admits profiling.
Keeping their taxicab license depends on completing the course.