taxis http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Way To Hail A Cab Approved: Taxi Commission Okays First Dispatch App License http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-way-hail-cab-approved-taxi-commission-okays-first-dispatch-app-license <p>St. Louisans will soon have a new way to hail cabs in the region. The Metropolitan Taxicab Commission on Tuesday approved a license for Carmel Car and Limo to start offering its smartphone app in St. Louis.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 23:25:52 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 33989 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Way To Hail A Cab Approved: Taxi Commission Okays First Dispatch App License Calling A Cab In St. Louis? You May Just Get A Free Ride http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/calling-cab-st-louis-you-may-just-get-free-ride <p>If you call St. Louis County &amp; Yellow Cab Company for a taxi ride this year, you will have a small chance of getting a free ride. That’s because one of the company’s &nbsp;fleet of 250 cars has been designated “Lucky Lou” throughout 2014 – with a mission of surprising passengers with bow ties, beats and a trip to their destination free of charge.</p><p>It’s part of a promotion in honor of both the 250<sup>th</sup> anniversary of St. Louis and celebrating 79 years of business.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:31:43 +0000 Camille Phillips 33902 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Calling A Cab In St. Louis? You May Just Get A Free Ride