Heard Of Bike Taxi? It's Soon Coming to NCR!
BENGALURU: The business for online taxi services in India has surged up remarkable in recent years. Indigenous sites like OLA and Taxi For Sure have been heavily competing with the U.S based Uber. But they have been providing car taxi services. Now it’s time to introduce a compact version of the taxi.
Down goes the complete story as reported by CarAndBike.
Baxi! Ever heard of it? In simple words its nothing but bike taxi, you read it right! National Capital Region (NCR) is all set to make most of the baxi services, which is a new concept in the country.
It was first the Goa government to approve license for the bike taxi system, and recent development says that the Haryana Government has also approved bike taxi and it is no wonder if you find yellow bikes soon in and around the NCR region.
Though this kind of services may seem new to the Indian population, but not to those who have visited Sweden, China, Cameroon, Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Brazil. Since, bike taxi is already in service in these countries.
Baxi is a company that has obtained the license from the transport authorities and is owned by the Ashutosh Johri, an IIT-Delhi alumnus, who is also the managing director of the company, said, "Our pilots (drivers) will be trained in hygiene, etiquette, safety and other aspects to make passengers comfortable with using our service. They will carry helmets and hair nets for pillion riders. Our bikes will be easily visible from a distance and all our pilots will be wearing uniforms."