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Metropolitan Taxicab Commission chairman Louis Hamilton (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Taxicab Commission Chair Says Uber Outrage is ‘White Privilege’

Louis Hamilton says he can’t compromise on background checks as a matter of Missouri state law.

07/02/2015

An UberX driver (photo: Uber)

UberX Cancels Free Fourth of July Rides, Blames Taxicab Commission’s Rules

Uber calls commission’s requirements “onerous” and calls them a “charade” to keep the service out.

07/01/2015

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)

UberX Plans Free Fourth of July Rides; Taxicab Commission Mulls Response

Smartphone-based ride service UberX plans to offer free rides in St. Louis City and County over the long holiday weekend, amidst regulatory stalemate.

06/30/2015

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)

St. Louis Expects Vote on Uber in July

The St. Louis Taxi Cab Commission asks for public opinion of Uber in the city before a possibly July vote.

06/24/2015

Photo of an UberX driver, provided by the company.

Uber vs. Taxicab Commission — Terms of a Treaty Could Come This Month

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Uber, the smartphone-based ride service, says negotiations with the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission have “gone dark,” something the commission’s chairman disputes. Uber’s Midwest general manager Sagar Shah says the last contact was about […]

06/10/2015

Photo Illustration: David Ramos/Getty Images

Uber Driver Says St. Louis Can Find a Solution

A Kansas City Uber driver says the St. Louis ride-share debate is silly.

06/04/2015

Photo of an UberX driver, provided by the company.

Uber and St. Louis Taxi Commission Resume Meetings

Uber general manager says St. Louis is the largest area in the country without UberX service.

06/03/2015

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

Local Officials Respond To St. Louis’ Ban On Ride-Sharing Services

After a top tech CEO said it’s “embarrassing” that St. Louis still bans smartphone-based ride services like Uber and Lyft, KMOX is asking city and county leaders about the issue.

05/21/2015

Photo of an UberX driver, provided by the company.

Taxicab Commissioner Hopes for UberX Vote This Summer

Not one, but two St. Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commissioners are on the case

05/19/2015

Photo courtesy of Lyft

LockerDome’s Lozano Says Banning Ride Services ‘Embarassing’ for STL

“This is the equivalent of someone saying ‘we’re a high-tech area,’ and yet we block access to the Internet,” LockerDome founder Gabe Lozano says.

05/18/2015

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