Transportation technology company Uber has announced the launch of its products UberACCESS and UberASSIST in Bangalore, supported by cognitive services provider Mphasis as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. The aim of launching these services is to address the requirements of senior citizens and those with accessibility needs.
Drivers to Assist Passengers
Uber Driver’s are trained and certified by Diversity and Equal Opportunity Centre (DEOC) and are equipped with required skills to assist passengers with accessibility needs as well as to those who need additional assistance during their ride.
Planning to Avail this Services in more Cities
“We at Uber believe in creating transportation options that fit every rider’s need. The launch of UberASSIST and UberACCESS shows our efforts in this direction….We aim to make these services available in more cities across the country,” Amit Jain, President, Uber India and South Asia said.
UberACCESS offers 50 retrofitted vehicles and UberASSIST has a fleet of 500 vehicles accommodate to foldable wheelchairs.