Carmel Car
5:25 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

New Way To Hail A Cab Approved: Taxi Commission Okays First Dispatch App License

Screen capture of Carmel Car's app, which will be available in St. Louis on Monday.
(Kelsey Proud/St. Louis Public Radio and the Beacon)

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.

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4:31 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Calling A Cab In St. Louis? You May Just Get A Free Ride

Lucky Lou
Courtesy St. Louis County Cab

If you call St. Louis County & 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  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.

It’s part of a promotion in honor of both the 250th anniversary of St. Louis and celebrating 79 years of business.

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