Uber, the highly anticipated, app-based ride service, got most — but not all — of what it wanted from the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission.
The service is different from uber-X, which lets non-professionals use their own cars.
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.
Taxicab Commission director Ron Klein admits that ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber are very popular in other cities.
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.
The 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 plans a big launch in St. Louis on Friday, although the city—and its rules and regulations—could keep the red-hot car-sharing service grounded.