The Chennai Metro Rail Limited has collaborated with the Ford’s Corporate Shuttle Feeder Buses to launch Office Ride services keeping in mind the large chunk of IT employees traveling daily. The service has started from Alandar Metro Station.
This deal will link major IT offices with the Metro stations. in the beginning, the facility will be available from Alandur Metro Station to Elcot and Sipcot. Later on, other stations will be added like Anna Nagar and AG-DMS.
Office Ride also has an app through which commuters can enter their pickup and drop locations. The service functions on crowdsourced route suggestions to improve commutes.
CMRL has also added a lot of feeder buses which has improved the connectivity around Metro stations a lot. It has also launched share taxis and share autos at 13 stations on a trial basis. Rental cycles and bikes are also available. In addition to this, Metro Corporation has also tied up with Zoom cars for self-drive rental cars.