“Cabbies sue Uber in St. Louis over lost business”

“Four taxi drivers are suing Uber and seeking class-action status, alleging they’ve seen up to a 40 percent dip in business since the ride-hailing service began operating in violation of local regulations.” The suit seeks class-action status on behalf of other St. Louis cabbies. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch via Brian Doherty, Reason]


  • St. Louis Dispatch link goes to the Reason article.

  • Fixed now, thanks.

  • Oh, the poor buggy-whip makers!

    • No, no no, you have it all wrong. This is not about buggy-whip makers, it’s about carriage drivers.

  • “Rent seekers use local regulation to shut out competition.”