As Ola and Uber join the fray, are bike taxis the next big thing in India?
March 3, 2016 - Uncategorized
Uber and Ola, the biggest ride-sharing companies in India, have started motorcycle taxis in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru. This is the first time that the two are offering the two-wheeler service in an Indian city.
Aimed at commuters looking for short-distance and affordable trips, this will be the cheapest service offered by both Uber and Ola. The simultaneous launch suggests a new focus on affordable forms of transport in India, in the absence of integrated public transport systems and last-mile connectivity in most cities. Two wheelers also constitute the largest number of vehicles in the country Read more…