Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder compares the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission and its swift actions against Lyft to “The Empire Strikes Back.” Local cab driver Umar Lee disagrees.
Umar Lee is a local taxi cab driver opposed to Lyft. Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder and St. Louis Alderman Scott Ogilve favor Lfyt.
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.