Uber Shuttle Buses To Hit Delhi Roads: Commuters Can Book Seats Via App, Track Trips In Real Time- All You Need To Know

(MENAFN- Live Mint) "Uber became the first aggregator to be licensed by the transport Department of Delhi to run Uber shuttle in the capital city. It will be a part of the Delhi Premium Bus programme the 'Uber shuttle' option on the Uber app, passengers in Delhi will be able to reserve seats in advance on the route of their choice Read | crude oil extends decline despite geopolitical tensionsThe app also lets users see the bus' projected arrival time, track its current location and route, and reserve seats up to one week ahead of time Read | Tata Power share price Today Live Updates : Tata Power Shares on the Rise TodayAn official from the Government of Delhi's Transport Department praised the initiative.“The Government of Delhi stays committed to improving public transport services and diversifying available transportation options to streamline commuting for Delhilites. We are pleased to extend an opportunity to Uber to utilise its global experience and technological skills to contribute to an elevated commuting experience for the people of Delhi,” the official stated Read | Can an AI co-worker really make work and life easier?The scheme was first tested in Delhi NCR, and since last year, it has been running in Kolkata thanks to an agreement with the West Bengal government programme has been developed in response to the demands of the city and will assist daily bus commuters in Delhi-NCR Read | 'Have you met next PM?' Industrialist Harsh Goenka makes a big statement
According to Uber, the move helps reduce traffic congestion and carbon emissions.“Uber Shuttle aims to provide tech-optimised mobility solutions using private bus fleets, addressing road congestion and reducing carbon emissions by encouraging shared rides,” the company said programme seeks to address traffic issues and cut air pollution by promoting shared rides through the use of private bus fleets Read | Cinemas extend run of films despite poor returns and OTT releasesAmit Deshpande, Head of Uber Shuttle in India, said, \"Following a successful pilot programme, where we witnessed significant demand for buses, we are thrilled to officially introduce the convenience of Uber rides to buses in Delhi,\"Also Read | Sensex, Nifty 50 end flat; BSE Midcap, Smallcap hit fresh all-time highsEach shuttle bus will have a capacity to carry 19 to 50 passengers. The buses will be operated by local fleet partners using Uber's technology.


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