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Wheelchair Taxis in Washington, D.C.
Wheelchair accessible, ADA compliant taxi vans with rear entry wheelchair ramps are available within the Washington metropolitan area and are charged at the same meter rates as a normal taxi. Wheelchair taxis can be ordered on demand within the city and at all three area airports, but wait times can be up to 45 minutes.
Although Uber advertises a wheelchair accessible taxi service in Washington, D.C., it’s really just a smokescreen. You’re better off ordering a taxi directly from one of the companies listed below.
District of Columbia Wheelchair Taxis
The following companies are authorized to make pick-ups within the District of Columbia:
Rates for pick-ups within the District of Columbia (this does not include Reagan National Airport — DCA — which is in Arlington, Virginia) are below:
Flag Drop & first 1/8 mile — $3.25
Each additional 1/8 mile — $0.27
Waiting time (per hour) — $25.00
Passenger surcharge — $0.25
Each additional passenger — $1.00
Telephone dispatch charge — $2.00
Arlington, VA Taxis (Including DCA & IAD)
The contact and meter/fare rate information for the wheelchair accessible taxi company [...]