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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: Lyft to Operate in Kansas City Until Trial

District Judge Brian Wimes on Wednesday denied the city’s request for a temporary restraining order against the San Francisco-based company.

07/09/2014

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Talks Continue Over Ride-Sharing Apps Uber, Lyft

Taxicab Commission director Ron Klein admits that ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber are very popular in other cities.

07/07/2014

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Judge to Decide on Lyft at Hearing

A St. Louis judge is having a full hearing to determine, once and for all, whether the ride-sharing service falls under the taxicab commission’s jurisdiction or not.

05/14/2014

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

Lyft: No Notice Received to Appear in Court

The car service debuted in St. Louis on Friday, and yesterday, a judge told Lyft to park it, issuing a temporary restraining order.

04/22/2014

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St. Louis Company Offers Free Cab Rides

One local cab company is surprising customers with free rides this year.

02/24/2014

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Square Payments Now Accepted in St. Louis Taxis

The mobile payments system, Square, invented by two St. Louis men, will soon be available for local taxi drivers to use.

10/31/2013

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Cabbies Prepare For World Series: ‘It’s Like Three Mardi Gras in A Row’

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.

10/25/2013

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Cab Drivers Fear For Their Safety

Some say they can’t afford to refuse fares, another admits profiling.

11/12/2012

May 31, 2011-St. Louis cab drivers exhibit different levels of interest in the two-hour-long, mandatory session urging them to become better "ambassadors" for the city. They could lose their taxicab license if they don't complete the training. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

St. Louis Cabbies Attend Mandatory “Ambassador” Training

Keeping their taxicab license depends on completing the course.

05/31/2011

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