Date of Post: 06 Dec, 2017
Hyderabad: Taxi app, Uber joined hands with Hyderabad Metro Rail in an effort to provide reliable first & last mile connectivity to the commuters, Uber said. Uber has set up its first kiosk at Miyapur Metro Station & will soon expand to other stations across the city, according to a press release.
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- It said, this partnership will also alleviate the demand for parking, thereby reducing congestion in the city.
- Bridging the first & last mile connectivity gaps, Uber aims to increase the use of public transit systems like the Hyderabad Metro, Deepak Reddy, General Manager, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, Uber said.
- Reddy said,”Our goal is to be a good partner to cities and its transit systems, thereby alleviating the need for parking and finally reduce private car ownership. Services like uber POOL that encourage ride-sharing and uberMOTO that save time are critical to envisaging the future of urban mobility.”
- It added, complementing public transit systems, driver partners in the city will also benefit from increased demand for rides starting or ending at metro stations.
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