Discovering the Cheapest Taxi Providers in the City

* Note that the figure is based on analysis done on past user data. Exact savings may change depending on market conditions.

The Application

Minimal Design

Our interface shows only whats important for the user.

Focus on Savings

We help you discover the cheapest taxi company in the city considering your personal trip preferences.

Geolocation Technologies

Get your GPS position with the press of a button. Automated address discovery support.


Get a quick response on current taxi prices exploiting real time data.

OpenStreetCab's Collaborators

Stefano Zaborra


Stas Sychev


Desi Hristova

Data & Design

Jon Crowcroft

Prof. in Comms, Advisor

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Press Coverage

MIT Technology review

Data Mining Reveals When a Yellow Taxi Is Cheaper Than Uber
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Which Is Cheaper To Use In NYC: Uber Or A Taxi? Big Data Will Solve The Dilemma
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When taking a taxi is cheaper than an Uber
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Data scientists have isolated the exact times a Yellow Taxi is a better deal than an Uber
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And many others...

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Interested in details on the Science behind OpenStreetCab?

Read our research paper.