Thursday, October 26, 2006

New York City cab fare Google Maps mashup

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Looking for a tool that will help you figure out the cost of a cab ride in New York City? is a Google Maps powered tool that can help! It's pretty easy to use. Just tap two points on the Google Map and wait for the tool to calculate. You can also enter specific address start/end points using a form toward the end on the left side. I tried it out starting from 7th Ave South and W Houston, going to 5th Ave and 42nd (BTW - I'm not from NY) and it provided me the following:

That cab ride would cost approximately $8.94. It is about 3.12 miles.

NYCCabFare notes the following:
Please remember that this number is estimated--many factors, such as traffic and weather, will affect the actual fare. Tips are NOT included in the fare, and they are appreciated. This tool does NOT yet take tolls into account, which are your responsibility. Sorry, this site does not yet support fares outside of the five Boroughs and Newark Airport.


Related: NYC Taxi and Limo Commission

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