Call us at 202-544-1212 / 202-TAXICAB

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Online Booking

Click to book your immediate and advanced requests using our new application. The user friendly application with Google Addressing allows you to track your request online and see your assigned vehicle in real time. You will also receive a text message when the request is scheduled in advance, when the assigned vehicle is dispatched and when the vehicle arrives at your pickup location.

Mobile Booking App

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Download our New Mobile App!

  • Free!! No Hidden Fees or Surcharges!!
  • Book immediately (E-Hail) or future trips (Prebook)
  • Receive push text when the taxicab is assigned and arrived
  • Track the taxicab progress in real time
  • Book a trip from previously saved information in two taps
  • See vehicle availability before booking
  • Get Fare estimates

Corporate Accounts

Corporate Accounts are a convenient and efficient way to handle all of your transportation needs. Your calls will have the highest priority in our incoming call queue and automated dispatch system. You can request a taxicab online using our WebBooker and MobileBooker applications for immediate and pre-scheduled pickups. You can also request a specific driver, check the status and modify or cancel the request online.

Call us at 202-544-1212 / 202-TAXICAB or Click To Order A Cab
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CareersYellow Cab Company of DC is a growing transportation company. We are expanding our services to include Limousine, Paratransit and Delivery Services.

 We are always looking for part-time and full-time Calltakers and Dispatchers with previous work experience in a computerized taxicab dispatching operations.  The three operating shifts are: 6:00AM – 2:00PM, 2:00PM – 10:00PM and 10:00PM to 6:00AM.

We currently have no openings.

Contact Information
Yellow Cab Co. of D.C.
1636 Bladensburg Rd. N.E.
Washington D.C. 20002
202-546 7900 (Main)
202-546 0999 (Fax)


Coming Soon – Sedan Services


Sedanbanner The launch of our sedan service is delayed because pending new private sedan legislation is being considered by the City Council.  We will provide more details on this new level of service when regulations are final and published.

District of Columbia taxicab rates effective June 1, 2013


- First 1/8 mile:                                              $3.25

- Each additional 1/8 mile:                         $0.27

- Wait Rate per hour: *                                $35.00

- Hourly Contract Rate **                           $35.00


*Wait Rate begins five (5) minutes after time of arrival at dispatch location. No wait time charged for premature response to a dispatch. Wait time charged while taxicab is stopped or slowed to less than ten (10) miles per hour for longer than sixty (60) seconds. Wait time charged for delays or stopovers at the direction of the passenger.

**Hourly Rate of $35.00 for the first one (1) hour or fraction thereof, $8.75 for each additional fifteen (15) minutes or fraction thereof.


  • Taxicab passenger surcharge per trip                                           $0.25
  • Dispatch Fee                                                                                          $2.00
  • Additional Passenger (regardless of number)                             $1.00
  • Declared Snow Emergency Fee                                                        $15.00
Calculate Fare

Use the FARE ESTIMATOR tool to calculate the estimated fare. Please note that the calculated fare is an estimate and is not reflective of time, weather, traffic and other conditions.  The actual fare calculated by the in-vehicle time and distance taximeter is the official fare for your trip.


  • Group or Shared Riding: as each passenger arrives at his or her destination fare due shall be paid by passenger(s) leaving the cab.
  • Shared Riding Venues: Union Station, Verizon Center or Nationals Park or other locations designated by an administrative order of the Office of Taxicabs
  • Airport Surcharge or Toll Paid: if any, amount charged shall be the same amount that was paid.
  • Delivery Service: same rate as single passenger unless vehicle hired by the hour


Yellow Cab Co. of DC is converting to a new digital dispatch platform in response to our customer service expectations. Over the next couple of month you can expect to see technological and service improvements from the new platform. Some of the improvements include:
•Advanced mobile booking and Web online applications with real-time vehicle tracking
•SMS text messaging on the status of your transportation request from trip confirmation, vehicle dispatch and vehicle arrival
•Track your trip request and dispatched vehicle in real-time from your smartphone, tablet or personal computer
•Communicate to the driver directly through SMS (text) or by phone
•Get a trip summary and receipt at trip completion when an email address is added to your profile
•Advanced credit card system with the ability to “tap and pay” and secured EMV
•Rate the driver during or end of the trip

Lost Luggage Returned!

I just had a great experience with a Yellow Cab driver, and I wanted to pass along the feedback, partly to compliment your company and partly so that he can get some recognition. Unfortunately, I don’t know his name, but I hope to give you enough details that you can track him down for me.
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