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St. Louis Taxicabs: Part One

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Taxicab drivers usually spend hours waiting just south of Lambert Airport for a fare.

By Tom Weber, KWMU

St. Louis, Mo. –

When travelers fly to St. Louis, their trip rarely ends at the airport. Taxis get many people to their destination.

Currently 12 cab companies do business at the airport, but the drivers there have encountered a bit of a crisis in the past few years and are fighting for their livelihood.

In the first of a two-part series on St. Louis's taxicabs, KWMU's Tom Weber looks at why people want to change the cab system at Lambert Airport.

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