Official New York City taxis are available just outside The Hotel Edison on 47th Street or down the block on Broadway. Taxis are easy to spot no matter where you are in Manhattan. Official NYC taxis are bright yellow or bright green, with an official NY Taxi logo on the door. Taxis come in many shapes and sizes, as the city provides accessible cabs, SUVs, vans, and standard smaller cars.
Taxi alternatives include Uber and Lyft, whose services are available throughout the five boroughs through these respective smartphone applications.