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Uber Technologies and West Bengal Government Collaborate to Transform Kolkata’s Transportation

Kolkata: Uber, the world’s largest ride-hailing service, and the West Bengal government have formed a ground-breaking agreement to improve transportation services in Kolkata, India. With this partnership, ‘Uber Shuttle,’ a revolutionary bus service that combines Uber’s technology know-how with local fleet partners’ experience, will officially debut.

Uber Shuttle is revolutionizing urban mobility

Uber Shuttle’s launch represents a major advancement in urban mobility as it tackles the pervasive problems of traffic congestion and provides commuters with an easy, dependable, and environmentally responsible way to get about. This new service would run 60 air-conditioned buses on pre-planned routes at first, successfully linking residential regions and Kolkata’s busy business sectors.

A Dedication to Sustainability and Financial Inclusion

A shared commitment to economic development and environmental sustainability lies at the heart of our cooperation. Uber Shuttle has the potential to drastically lower carbon emissions by enticing more people to choose shared mobility. Furthermore, over the course of the next five years, it is anticipated that this project will create about 50,000 new livelihood prospects in Kolkata, promoting inclusion and economic progress.

Using Technology to Provide a Smooth User Experience

Uber Shuttle will make use of Uber’s state-of-the-art technologies to offer commuters an unmatched level of user experience. With the Uber app, passengers can conveniently reserve their seats up to one week in advance, making for a hassle-free and stress-free travel. Uber Shuttle’s frictionless experience is further enhanced by cashless payment choices, real-time bus tracking, and live predicted arrival timings.

A Combined Effort to Change the Transportation Scene in Kolkata

Uber and the West Bengal government have partnered in a historic way, demonstrating their common goal of revolutionizing transportation in Kolkata. Through the use of technology, economic growth, and sustainability, this partnership has the potential to redefine urban mobility in India.

Important Aspects of the Uber Shuttle Program

  • introduction of Uber Shuttle, a bus service designed for everyday travel
  • 60 air-conditioned buses are operating on designated routes for the first time.
  • seamless pre-booking, real-time tracking, and cashless payment connection with Uber’s technology
  • dedication to encouraging shared mobility as a means of lowering carbon emissions
  • About 50,000 new jobs are anticipated to be created in Kolkata.
  • A Lighthouse of Innovation and Ecological Transportation

Uber’s constant dedication to innovation and sustainability is demonstrated with the launch of Uber Shuttle in Kolkata. Through this relationship with the West Bengal Government, a future of shared transportation and technology that empowers people and promotes environmental sustainability is made possible.

 

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