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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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 *Please see company website below for rates*

These are the ONLY TaxiExecutive SedanShuttlePedal Powered,
Horse Drawn CarriageLimousine, TNC (Transportation Network Companies) andTour companies legally permitted
to pick up passengers in Portland

(Updated 08/26/2016)


PLEASE NOTE: The taxi, limousine and tour, shuttle, executive sedan, TNC and pedicab company websites are provided as a courtesy intended to assist the public. The content on these company websites is not managed by the City of Portland and does not represent the views of the City of Portland.


Taxicab Companies

Taxi rates must be made available to the passenger prior to accepting the ride and must include the City of Portland Surcharge. Drivers are permitted to charge $1 for each additional passenger.  The vehicle must have a City of Portland Taxi Plate on the back trunk, which is white with red lettering. Only the following companies are permitted to pick up in Portland.



TNC Companies

Fare must be made available to the passenger on their smart phone via the App. Fares may fluctuate based on demand. Drivers and vehicles are required to be certified to operate in the City of Portland. Drivers can show proof on their smart phone. TNC vehicle insurance is accessible via their phone and as of January 2nd, 2016, via a hard copy kept in the vehicle. The vehicle must have a placard/trade dress indicating the TNC company.Transportation must be scheduled through the App and cannot be offered by the driver directly or street hailed by the passenger.


Limousine Companies

Reservation Required.


Tour Companies



Shuttle Companies

 Shuttles are allowed to pick up multiple passengers at a time.



Executive Sedan Companies

Reservation Required.



Pedicab and other Pedal Powered Transportation Companies 



Horse Drawn Carriage Companies

There are currently no Horse Drawn Carriage companies permitted to operate in the City of Portland 


Check back for updates or call 503-82-DRIVE for further information.