Rapido, a bike taxi service, has started services in Mumbai, the financial capital of the country. Rapido also said that Mumbaikars can book bike taxis for a safe daily journey.
The fare for the two-wheeler sharing service starts from Rs 6 per km. The company also offers the most affordable daily commute to Mumbai.
Rapido also announced an initial offer for users in the city. Rapido customers in Mumbai can get up to 50 percent discount on their first ride.
Rapido aims to make the first and last mile connectivity convenient and easily accessible to city customers and captains (driver-partner).
The company also offers young people the opportunity to earn an income as additional financial aid. In Mumbai, Rapido has 2000 captains ready for operations.
The company aims to ship more than 2 lakh captains across the country in 2 years. Rapido Bike Taxi service is currently available in more than 100 cities in India. It currently has over 15 million customers in India.
Customers who want to avail of the service need to download the Rapido smartphone app and complete the registration.
Once registered, they will start getting a bike taxi service at a reasonable price. The app is available for iOS and Android users.
Rapido has recently announced a number of initiatives to maintain safety and adhere to guidelines to protect the customer and the captain. This includes innovative ‘back shields’ for bike taxi rides.
Captains will thoroughly clean the seats and all areas where customers can enter, and captains and passengers must wear masks on all voyages.
The company has also introduced a new policy where travel can be canceled if captains or customers do not wear masks. The report says that even if the trip is canceled, the money will be refunded.