Based on the success of the pilot in Gurugram, Uber may form similar partnerships with public transportation organisations in other cities
Uber and Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Limited (GMCBL) on Thursday entered into partnership to facilitate booking and paying for seats on Gurugram’s public transport buses using the aggregator’s app.
This pilot will start with Gurugram CNG AC buses on the top-two routes during peak commute hours. Commuters will be able to pre-book seats, follow the live location and route of the bus, and know its expected time of arrival (ETA), just like they can do with an Uber cab.
“We think this is going to encourage public transportation even more and help people shift from private vehicles to shared transportation,” said Nitish Bhushan, head, central operations, Uber India and South Asia. “We’re really hoping that through the learnings of this
First Published: Sep 08 2022 | 7:47 PM IST