Uber hearing in St. Louis canceled as suit moves to federal court

Photo courtesy of NY Post
Photo courtesy of NY Post

A hearing in a lawsuit aiming to ban Uber from operating in the St. Louis area was canceled Monday after the ride-hailing service moved the suit to federal court.

An attorney representing the St. Louis Taxicab Commission, which filed a restraining order against Uber last month, dismissed the move as a stalling tactic and said the case would be back in county court.

Uber filed its own suit last month against the cab commission, alleging anti-competitive behavior by the regulatory group. The San Francisco-based company sought a temporary restraining order to block the commission’s rules, but that request was denied.

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