On Monday, transportation Technology Company of real-time transit tracking, arrival predictions and proximity alerts, TransLoc Inc., has announced a partnership with International ride-hailing company, Uber, in order to associate both private and public transportation for a genuinely unified mobility.
Riders can now consolidate diversified modes of conveyance, which includes public transit into commutes. Both companies hope to tie the gap by providing the inevitability and consistency that commuters need to carry out on their trip in a manner that has not once been done, until now.
According to Businesswire, Uber is currently building its first-of-its-kind partnerships between Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) and transit agencies. This approach is distinct that creates a seamless connection between Uber and public transit so that more commuters can easily access it. Users simply input their destination in the Rider app to receive a personalized journey that incorporates the optimal combination of walking, transit and Uber. The app instantly plans a route that will get them where they want to go cost-effectively, quickly and easily.
“It is exciting to see technology companies and public transit agencies work together to test new ways for making trip options convenient and complete,” said President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Public Transportation Association, Michael Melanipy. “As private sector innovation accelerates, such partnerships will enhance the attractiveness of public transportation, with the traveling public being the prime beneficiary.”
“Our mission is to take public transit from last resort for some, to first choice for all. The partnership with Uber will help advance us toward this goal,” said TransLoc Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer, Doug Kaufman, “and make public transit a viable option for everyone, not just people who live close to a transit stop.”