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The Mi Taxi service within the Mexico City App is an important part of Getting Around Mexico City. The tool allows passengers to travel more safely – and with a more direct connection to authorities who can help in an emergency. It’ll even allow you to permit a friend to track your voyage in real time through any smart phone.
Mi Taxi comes standard with the TheCity.mx app. So you need to download and install it, and generate a username and password.
To simply hail a cab on the street, you can:
Second, Mi Taxi lets you hail a taxi from your phone, just like other ride-hailing apps.
Both ways of going will let you:
The other major advantage for lots of users, is that the Mi Taxi system will still let you pay cash for your trip. Fares are still calculated by the onboard taximetro, the Mexican term for the meter.