The carpooling service in Bangalore increases the ridership and decreases tons of carbon footprint.
The startups that offer carpool service is more geared towards the employed people. There has been an increase in the ridership of daily office commuters from 74,000 to 86,000 as apps like quick ride and s ride provides a convenient private pool service.
Karan Jaiswal, quick ride commuter says, “I have been using this app for the past one year and have no issues with regards to the safety concerns. It is cost-effective because I have saved 18, The quick ride platform is cost-effective because it charges Rs 3/km and is 50 % cheaper than other apps like ola and uber, says a daily commuter.
The app has verified drivers and proper identification is done to ensure the safety of women working in the private sector enterprises. The quick ride platform is cost-effective because it charges Rs 3/km and is 50 % cheaper than other apps like ola and uber, says a daily commuter.
Mr Biraj Patnayak, HR of Quick ride app says, “As of now, quick ride is the only app that is providing such a facility of cost-effectivity and accessibility. We have 86,000 riders per day this year. It is convenient for the riders because it charges Rs 2-4 per km and reduce carbon emission.”
Mr Pratik Diwan, Traffic Consultant says, “Carpool is a viable mode of transportation for the commuters because it gives the flexibility to use shared assets with people who are travelling in the same direction and not pay the surge prices that the ola and uber charges for. It is a good medium unless the Indian laws kick in that regulates carpooling as a service”
With the growth in ridership, the quick rider app aims to increase the carpooling facility to 1 million and control the traffic by reducing the number of cars across the city.