Uber

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

Documents Reveal Uber Rift is Widening

Today is the day local leaders hoped to have an ‘Uber summit,’ to break the stalemate that, some say, is making St. Louis a national embarrassment.

07/31/2015

Members of the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission during their July 29th, 2015 meeting. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Uber Effort Stalls at Taxicab Commission

With warring proposals flying until the last second, Metropolitan Taxicab Commissioners didn’t vote Wednesday on rules for ride-share services like UberX. The meeting began with a bang but ended with a whimper.

07/29/2015

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

Taxicab Commission Braces For Uber Crowds, But Proposal Is Still A Mystery

The embattled Metropolitan Taxicab Commission, sensing that there may be crowds for their vote involving UberX, is moving its Wednesday meeting to the theater at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park.

07/28/2015

Photo Illustration: David Ramos/Getty Images

STL Business, Civic Leaders Apply Pressure to Pro-Uber Movement

“300! There are 300 cities who have been through this,” one leader said on KMOX’s Charlie & Debbie program.

07/23/2015

Photo of an UberX driver, provided by the company.

Uber Vows to Recruit 2,000 Drivers, Enlists NAACP To Help Make Regulatory Case

Uber says it is partnering with the NAACP and the ‘Ferguson 1000′ organization to recruit UberX drivers.

07/21/2015

BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 01:  In this photo illustration, the new smart phone app 'Uber' logo is displayed on a mobile phone next to a taxi on July 1, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Taxi drivers in main cities strike over unlicensed car-halling services. Drivers say that is a lack of regulation behind the new app.  (Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Three Weeks and No Documents From Taxicab Commission Sunshine Request

It’s been 21 days since KMOX submitted a Sunshine Law request for messages relating to the contentious Uber debate.

07/20/2015

BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 01:  In this photo illustration, the new smart phone app 'Uber' logo is displayed on a mobile phone next to a taxi on July 1, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Taxi drivers in main cities strike over unlicensed car-halling services. Drivers say that is a lack of regulation behind the new app.  (Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Taxicab Commission Announces Uber Concession, Doesn’t Tell Uber

“What does Uber think about all of this?” KMOX reporter asks. “I haven’t talked to them,” MTC chair responds.

07/17/2015

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Slay Endorses UberX’s Background Checks; Stenger More Cautious

Slay says he has looked at Uber’s own background checks, and thinks they’re sufficient.

07/08/2015

UberX drivers deliver boxes, including one with letters, to the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Is This Watergate or Boxgate? Uber Delivers Letters, Bottled Water to Taxicab Commissioners

Uber representatives delivered nine boxes to the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission. One box had letters in support of the ride service. The other had bottles of water.

07/07/2015

BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 01:  In this photo illustration, the new smart phone app 'Uber' logo is displayed on a mobile phone next to a taxi on July 1, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Taxi drivers in main cities strike over unlicensed car-halling services. Drivers say that is a lack of regulation behind the new app.  (Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Since Taxicab Commissioners Aren’t Accepting Emails, Uber is Delivering Letters

Ride service UberX is still banned from picking up passengers in St. Louis, but there’s nothing preventing it from picking up letters.

07/06/2015

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