Open Taxis is Now Open for Business!

Open Taxis, the new centralized dispatch for all Chicago wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAV), is now up and running by Open Doors Organization.
Call 24/7 to request a WAV cab for immediate pickup or to pre-arrange a trip at 1-855-WAV-1010 (1-855-928-1010)*.

- You may also reach us at the following number: 773-657-3006 
- You may text us at the following number: 773-609-5321
- You may email us at:

*Very Important Notice: If you're ever unable to reach us over our toll free number (1-855-928-1010) due to technical difficulties then please use our alternate number (773-657-3006) instead.

You may now place your order and track your WAV driver using our App on Google Play and The App Store

Open Taxis App on Google Play
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Open Taxis App on The App Store
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City of Chicago Taxicab Placard & Meter Rates:


Flag Pull (Base Fare) $3.25
Each additional mile$1.80
Every 36 seconds of time elapsed$0.20
First additional passenger*$1
Each additional passenger after first passenger*$0.50  
Vomit Clean-up Fee$50
Airport Departure/Arrival Tax$2

*Passengers aged 13 through 64 years old are charged an additional passenger fee.

+ Tolls are an extra charge to the passenger.

+ The fare does not include a tip.

+ There is no extra charge for baggage, baggage handling, or payment by credit/debit card.

+ If your driver voluntarily chooses to assist you, tipping is appropriate.

TRIPS TO SUBURBS, NOT FROM AIRPORT: The rate of fare is STRAIGHT METER to the city limits PLUS ONE-HALF the STRAIGHT METERED FARE from the city limit to the suburban destination.

TAP CARD USERS: TAP (Taxi Access Program) card users are responsible for any fare amount exceeding the TAP allowance of $13.50.


A $2 airport departure/arrival tax is charged per trip, not per person.

TRIPS TO SUBURBS FROM AIRPORTS: Trips from the airports to all suburbs, except those listed below, are STRAIGHT METER PLUS ONE-HALF the STRAIGHT METERED FARE from the airport to the suburban destination. The following are straight meter:

Alsip, Bedford Park, Blue Island, Burbank, Burnham, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Cicero, Des Plaines, Dolton, Elk Grove Village, Elmwood Park, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Forest View, Harwood Heights, Hines VA Hospital, Hometown, Lincolnwood, Merrionette Park, Niles, Norridge, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Park Ridge, Riverdale, River Grove, Rosemont, Skokie, Stickney, and Summit.

SHARED RIDES FROM AIRPORTS: Two or more strangers may choose to share a ride from a designated airport cab stand to the same destination for a flat rate per person. Shared Ride rates:

From: To:  Rate per Person:
O’Hare AirportDowntown  $24
Midway AirportDowntown$18

“Downtown” is 22nd Street to Fullerton Avenue, Ashland Avenue to Lake Michigan, and includes McCormick Place.

For mor information, please click here to visit the City of Chicago's website.
How is your ride? Compliments or complaints? Contact 311 or Outside Chicago? Call 312.744.5000.

Drivers, you may now view and download our new zoned map online by clicking here.

Open Taxis
8623 W Bryn Mawr, Suite 508
Chicago, IL, 60631


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