Uber Launches Its Bike Service UberMoto In India

UberMoto in India
UberMoto in India

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Popular cab service Uber has launched its new service UberMoto as the pilot project in Bangalore India. UberMoto is a motorbike ride service for short trips to save both time and money.

UberMoto is the most affordable Uber service with the base fare of Rs. 15 and then ride starts for Rs. 3 per KM. As of now, it is available only in Bangalore between 7 Am and 9 PM.

UberMoto

“uberMOTO is another step to help cut congestion in Bangalore by getting people out of cars when they don’t need to use them, and by encouraging motorbike drivers to share their ride. It follows the launch of Uber’s carpooling service, which is designed to get more people into fewer cars. By using today’s transportation infrastructure more efficiently, Uber’s technology can help the Government of Karnataka cut traffic and congestion at no extra cost to taxpayers,” Uber wrote in its blog.

How it works

It works similar to cab booking service. You need to use UberMoto option in the Uber app. Enter your pickup location and request for the ride. You will get drive’s details. It is worth to note that helmet is necessary, and drive will provide you helmet to wear during the trip. At the end of the trip, you can pay with available payment options.

Uber also confirmed that the service will be expanded in other Indian cities if receives good response during this testing.

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