Guwahati: Rapido, a bike taxi service, is offering free rides to voters in Guwahati, Assam during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 23. Rapido has introduced this initiative to ensure that every voter can exercise their ‘right to vote’ by helping voters to reach their polling station on time.
Users will have to book a Rapido bike through the app using the coupon code ‘IVOTE’. The offer is applicable only in Guwahati.
Suman Acharjee, city head, Rapido, said, “We are offering this service to each and every voter so that they can reach out to the polling station and cast their valuable votes. The offer will be active only during the normal voting hours on polling days in the respective cities.”
The Bengaluru-based organisation offers a novel take on an age-old concept of transportation by replacing conventional four-wheeler taxis with bikes. Commuters across India face challenges like heavy traffic, crowded public transport, and low availability of transportation options. Rapido solves these issues through its bike taxis, which provide a faster and economical option to navigate traffic snarls and reach one’s destination on time.
Rapido is now operational in more than 40 cities across 16 states in India. Rapido’s vision is to provide an economical, cost-effective, fuel-efficient and time-saving transportation mode to commuters. With over a million customers and 30 million-plus rides, Rapido serves a large number of people every day and improves their daily commute experience. Rapido’s customer base includes a diverse set of people ranging from students and professionals to international tourists.