Auto rikshaws in India. Pixbay Commuters in the nationwide capital can now view “auto-rickshaw” routes as well as fares on Google Maps app, tech huge Google Monday stated.
“Starting today, commuters in Delhi will be able to see a brand-new public transportation mode in Google Maps– auto-rickshaws. By selecting this mode of transportation, commuters will have the ability to see recommended paths for the trip along with the estimated auto-rickshaw fares,” Google stated in a statement.
The new feature will show fares based on the official fare design shared by the Delhi Traffic Authorities, it stated.
This function will be offered in the Google Maps app on the Android gadgets.
The idea is to include among a lot of typically utilized modes of public transportation in Google Maps and share transparent information about the rate of journey, Google Maps Product Manager Vishal Dutta said.
“Presently, for an unknown journey, commuters typically overpay and don’t have an idea about the range or finest path,” he added.
Dutta said the function will likewise help the users plan their journey better.
“… so they might take a look at the anticipated expense of the auto-rickshaw flight and choose whether they want to take it all the way, or perhaps take a various mode of transport instead– like a bus or the city,” he described.
Google Maps provides globally over a billion kilometres worth of transit results every day and has schedules for over 3 million public transit stops worldwide, the statement stated. (IANS)