Connecting the last mile: Apps to look at for last mile connectivity

Last Updated: Sat, Jun 23, 2018 17:53 hrs

[India], June 23 (ANI): Completing the last-mile commute, the final leg of your daily travel, need not be a harrowing and hassled experience. With the successful introduction of dockless bicycles in India, everyday commuters have a number of options to complete short distances, perhaps reaching the metro station from your place or the office from the metro station.

Besides, in addition to effortless short-mile commute, these apps also help users get their daily dose of physical activity. Thus, without wasting much time, let's look at 5 innovative apps solving the last-mile connectivity conundrum for daily commuters.

Mobycy

India's first dockless bicycle sharing start-up, Mobycy has come a long way in ensuring adequate last-mile connectivity. Already present across six Indian cities, Mobycy further enjoys a deep-rooted presence around various hub points in Delhi and NCR regions. Mobycy app users commuting in North or South Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Faridabad etc will be able to find a smart bike parked in the vicinity. Unlock the bike by scanning the QR code, hop on and pedal freely to your destination. Upon completion of the ride, just safely lock the bike in the vicinity and voila! Short-mile connectivity and today's dose of fitness exercise, all sorted by Mobycy.

The start-up has associated with Paytm to offer easy digital payments and offers rides as low as Rs. 5 for 30 mins and Rs 10 for an hour. Besides, under the monthly or annual subscription plans priced at Rs. 99 and 999 respectively, users will be able to enjoy unlimited rides.

Ofo

The world popular Yellow bikes from Ofo are now present in India as well, offering comfortable solutions for covering shorter distances. Priced at up to Rs. 10 for half an hour of biking adventure, the bikes can be hired from the Ofo app and parked anywhere safely, once the ride is completed.

Yulu

Present in Bengaluru and Pune, Yulu helps you cover shorter distances, without breaking into a sweat. Struck in a busy lane or would like to enjoy the quaint settings while traveling back home and get some physical exercise done as well? Download the Yulu app and enjoy convenient last-mile commutes.

Zoomcar's PEDL

After offering Indians with convenient options for ride sharing and community commuting, Zoomcar has launched PEDL. A dockless bicycle sharing app, PEDL is present across Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai and Kolkata. Access the app to find bikes parked at convenient distances. Unlock these bikes from the app and cover shorter distances without breaking into a sweat - well, not literally.

Ola's Pedal

India's very own taxi hailing company is also venturing into dockless bicycles. Now, just like hailing cabs, one may also hail a smart bicycle, unlock it through the app and use it to cover shorter distances. Once the ride is complete, simply park the bike in the vicinity and go about enjoying your day. (ANI)



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