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

Taxicab Commission Clears Way for Uber; Lyft Trial Delayed

Uber, the highly anticipated, app-based ride service, got most — but not all — of what it wanted from the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission.

07/22/2014

Photo Illustration: David Ramos/Getty Images

Taxi Cab Commission to Consider Allowing Uber’s Black Car Service

The service is different from uber-X, which lets non-professionals use their own cars.

07/22/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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

Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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

Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Lyft in Court: We’re NOT A Taxi Service

The Metropolitan Taxicab Commission (MTC) is trying to prove that it has jurisdiction over Lyft and similar services.

05/19/2014

Photo courtesy of Lyft

Lyft to Call Witnesses at Hearing

The ride-sharing app is back in court today—possibly for the last time.

05/19/2014

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

Ready for Lyftoff? Taxicab Commish Aims to Shut-Down Car Service

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.

04/21/2014

Photo courtesy of Lyft

Car-Sharing App Plans Friday Launch

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.

04/16/2014

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