E-Metropolis techies can hop on for a free bus journey, Auto Information, Automobilnews
By Iffath FathimaGood response for shuttle service has prompted ELCITA so as to add 2 buses to its fleet
An initiative to encourage folks to go away their automobiles at residence and begin utilizing public transport to their work locations, the Electronics Metropolis Industrial Township Authority (ELCITA) has began its free shuttle bus service.“This service has been prolonged to folks, who work in numerous firms. It’s a part of our infrastructure growth challenge. It helps the residents to journey with out visitors congestions by dropping their automobiles at residence and taking the bus,” stated an official from ELCITA.
The buses will ply between the West Part and East Part of E-city. On the finish of December, ELCITA had began a trial to examine if it really works effectively with the staff and after they obtained a superb response, they began the bus service. From January, two shuttle providers have been plying and on March 25, ELCITA added two extra providers.
“We have been getting a superb response from the staff. It’s 26-seater bus, however extra folks would rush in. The bus would get crowded and uncomfortable. So we added two extra in order that they don’t face any drawback,” stated an official from ELCITA.Additionally learn: Electrical 2W, 3W should produce public transport allow to avail FAME-II sops: Govt
Staff who wish to use this service should present their worker ID earlier than boarding and alighting the bus. “This service might be built-in with our citizen app the place within the worker login ID could be authenticated utilizing the corporate e-mail id. Scanning QR code will make boarding the bus and alighting simple,” he stated.
The buses will even have GPS, which can allow to trace the place of the buses from the app. It additionally has CCTV cameras for the security of the passengers.
The buses will arrive at an interval of 15 minutes on the pick-up factors.
The ELCITA official additionally disclosed that to have a free shuttle service was necessary as there have been no BMTC providers across the space. “They have been no BMTC feeder buses.
The auto rickshaws right here cost exorbitant costs, even to go a brief distance and the drivers are impolite too.”