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Taxi Service

As of June 6, 2022 we have had to reduce days of service for lack of drivers. Our current days of operation is Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. We will return to normal operations as soon as we find drivers. Thank you.

The Taxi Service is part of the Mt. Vernon Transportation Department. A cab runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday with a lunch break from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. This service is primarily for senior citizens and handicap citizens as a way to get around the city. Cost: $1.00 per ride (one way).
We have a reduce fare pass for Senior Citizens (65 or older) or Handicap Citizens $.50 per ride (one way). Ask one of your drivers or stop by City Hall for the forms, they can also be downloaded from this website.

The Taxi Service does not run in inclement weather or on holidays when City Hall is closed.

City of Mount Vernon Transportation snow policy When Mount Vernon R-V Schools closes due to weather, for the safety of our drivers and our passengers, the City of Mount Vernon Transportation will close as well on the first day of the closure. If the schools close a second day, we will evaluate the roads and parking lots and try to start by 10 am.
A decision will be made by 9 am. Please follow our Facebook page for updates. Thank you for your understanding and support!

We now have two cabs running most days.

The City of Mt. Vernon does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, or age in employment or provision of services.

RIGHT TO FILE A COMPLAINT: Any person who believes they have been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin by City of Mount Vernon Transportation Department may file a Title VI complaint by completing and submitting the agency’s Title VI Complaint Form. Per City of Mount Vernon Transportation Department Civil Rights Title VI Plan 2022-2024, Title VI complaints must be received in writing within 180 days of the alleged discriminatory complaint.

Passengers with disabilities may request modifications to current service procedures to access the service. To make a request, please call us at 417-466-2122 or email us at or Please submit requests at least the day before the trip.

POLÍTICA de modificación razonable público información pasajeros con discapacidades pueden solicitar modificaciones a los actuales procedimientos de servicio para acceder al servicio. Para realizar una solicitud, por favor llámenos al 417-466-2122 o envíanos un email a or Por favor enviar solicitudes por lo menos el día antes del viaje.
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  • Notice to the Public: Notifying the Public of Rights under Title VI
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