The transport department is planning to introduce bike taxi service that will pick up and drop passengers on bike, in Rajasthan. The idea which is in at preliminarystage is aimed at reducing traffic congestion while generating employment opportunities.
Formalizing the draft policy to regulate private taxi aggregators, the department had also considered to cover bike taxi services which are gaining ground in metro cities. The proposed policy `Rajasthan On-Demand Information Technology Based Transportation Aggregators’ has been kept open ended for the inclusion of such services in near future.
To view its feasibility , services will be launched from selected areas as pilot project.According to the officials, with constant traffic congestion in the city , bike taxis will prove helpful for ferrying a single person.
rajasthan patrika epaper 10/10/2016 : http://epaper.patrika.com