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Ride-sharing app Uber is launching its affordable line of UberX cabs in Mumbai, Chennai and Pune on Monday. It will also slash prices for its flagship line Uber Blacks in Delhi, one of its fastest growing markets in the country, by as much as 25%, a company spokesperson said.
With the new tariff in place — Rs 21 for taxis and Rs 17 for auto rickshaws — the night charge is expected to be a good 25 per cent more than the normal fare
The city's newest mass transit system, the Mumbai Metro, has notched up a tally of one crore commuters, in less than a month since it began its operation.
Now, even travelling in a tourist bus on Pune-Mumbai Expressway is not safe. A passenger of a tourist bus lost Rs18.65 lakh while travelling to Mumbai from Ahmednagar on June 19.
Institutes, corporate houses and individuals from across the country called up the twins as well as mid-day yesterday and offered to help fund their education. "People from our management read about the brothers and we are very keen on helping them.
Rickshaw unions in the city are planning to approach the Bombay high court seeking a state government directives for a rickshaw/taxi fare hike. Some of these unions held a meeting with transport authorities, including transport commissioner VN More, on Monday to press their demand for fare hike.
Mumbaikars have embraced the newly opened Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro in huge numbers, having finally got a mode of transport that doesn’t take them hours to cross the suburban divide. Their new preference has cost BEST and auto rickshaws dearly.
The Research Design & Standard Organisation (RDSO) has finished conducting safety tests on the corridor and will soon send a report to the commissioner of the Metro Rail Safety with its observations.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has clarified the rise in costs of the 12-km Versova-Ghatkopar metro phase-I project and the threefold fare increase sought by Reliance Infrastructure’s arm Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL) were separate issues.