Bike service app Rapido on Friday announced the launch of its bike-taxi service here in Mumbai and said that it has plans to employ two lakh more bike drivers in the next two years as it extends its services.
Rapido has announced its bike taxi services in Mumbai which has become the first bike taxi player in Maharashtra. Rapido aims to facilitate first and last-mile connectivity to customers and captains or driver-partners in the city, as well as being easily accessible. Rapido fare in Mumbai will be less than Rs 6 per kilometre, making it the cheapest everyday commute option for Mumbai city. Rapido is also providing riders a fifty percent discount on their first ride.
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“The pandemic gave us an opportunity. It left almost 8 million daily commuters of Mumbai looking for an alternate mode of travel. As the city builds back from COVID 19, there is a demanding need for an accessible, affordable, and safe everyday commute option. We believe Rapido with its innovative and successful model will be able to address that need,” said Aravind Sanka, Co-founder, Rapido in a release.
The release also stated that Mumbai is a big city and Rapido sees great potential to grow here as the opportunities are huge. The release said that the Rapido fare in the city would be less than six rupees per kilometer and customers could avail up to 50 percent discount on the first ride as an introductory offer.