City of Alexandria Ordinance 4784, enacted on January 22, 2013, establishes the amount of fare to be charged as follows:
For the initial meter charge
For any item placed in the cab trunk or rear of vehicle if handled by the driver not to exceed
For each additional one-sixth mile or fraction thereof
Airport Surcharge – When an airport surcharge is paid by the driver, that surcharge may be added to the fare for the trip.
For each 52 seconds of waiting time beginning three (3) minutes after scheduled pickup
Snow Surcharge – When authorized by the city manager and posted in the taxicab, a snow surcharge may be added to the fare for each trip
For the second and each additional passenger 5 years of age or older
Fuel Surcharge – When authorized by the city manager and posted in the taxicab, a fuel surcharge may be added to the fare for each trip to cover an increase in the cost of gasoline.
For Each animal – There will be no charge for guide or service animals assisting persons with disabilities
For Questions or Taxicab Service Complaints, Please Call a Member of Management at 703-836-2500
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