Rapido announced its bike taxi services in Mumbai by becoming the first bike taxi operator in Maharashtra. Rapido aims to make first and last mile connectivity for customers and captains or driver partners in the city convenient and easily accessible. Fares for Rapido in Mumbai will be as low as Rs 6 per kilometer, making it the most affordable daily commute option for the city of Mumbai. Rapido is also offering up to 50% discount to customers on their first ride as an introductory offer.
Rapido recently announced several initiatives to maintain safety and follow guidelines to protect the customer and the captain, including innovative rear safety shields for bike taxi rides. Captains are required to disinfect and clean seats and all areas accessible to customers, post each ride, along with the mandatory use of masks during the entire ride by Captains and passengers. The company also introduced new policy support where the company provides free cancellation if captains or clients are unmasked.
To access Rapido, customers must download the app, log in to their account and book a Rapido ride, via their iOS or Android phones.
Aravind Sanka, co-founder of Rapido, said: “The pandemic has given us an opportunity. It left nearly 8 million Mumbai daily commuters looking for an alternative mode of travel. With the reconstruction of the city from COVID 19, there is a demanding need for an affordable, affordable and safe daily commuting option. We believe that Rapido with its innovative and successful model will be able to meet this need. “
He also noted that Rapido plans to provide earning opportunities to Mumbai youth and aims to board 2 lakh captains on Rapido’s bike taxi platform over the next two years.
Rapido introduced the bike-taxi concept to India in 2015 to fill the last-mile connectivity gaps that commuters face on their daily journeys. Rapido currently covers nearly 100 cities and has over 15 lakh registered captains or driver-partners.
Rapido will become the first bike-taxi player in Maharashtra with fares starting at Rs 6 per kilometer.
- Rapido has announced its bike taxi services in Mumbai.
- The bike taxi service waives up to 50 percent as an introductory offer.
- To access Rapido, customers must download the app, log in to their account and book a Rapido ride, via their iOS or Android phones.