For the benefit of Chennai users, Uber has launched its ‘Public Transport’ journey planning feature.
Soon, it would be possible for the residents of Chennai the option to plan their transit journey with service information and end to end directions all within the Uber app.
As an option, users would be able to view Public Transport plus various familiar modes like UberGo, premier, UberAuto, etc on their app. By using this new feature of Uber, the residents would be able to get overview of Chennai’s metro and MTC bus information. Details about the fastest and cheapest routes would also be available. For helping the users to make the smartest possible choices of their journey, schedules and directions to the nearest transit stops would also be available and it would be superb.
It is learnt that on entering a destination the Public Transport journey planning feature would give riders a chance to look at all the options available on Uber app. Chennai residents would be able to get all the details regarding metro train services and bus services on real time scheduling, arrival, departure times, rates, details about stops etc. The riders would be able to choose their preferred modes of transit and routes etc. The last mile connectivity would soon become better.
Information collected is that Uber has launched this new feature in Chennai after associating with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd. It must be recalled that Uber recently announced a global commitment to make all rides on its platform as 100percent emission free by the year 2040.