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In urban areas, many of us follow a daily ritual of hopping on a bus, catching a cab or boarding a train. When these activities become routine, we have a tendency to get comfortable. We may forget all about the importance of personal safety. After all, you do this every day and nothing bad has happened yet. Well, all it takes is a few seconds and an unforeseen danger can change the rest of your life!
Why people do find surge pricing acceptable for airlines and the Indian Railways, but not for taxi services? This could be due to two factors: (a) the dynamicity of the price fluctuation which is highly unpredictable and (b) because of the extent to which public relies on these services. Fortunately, there are several possible solutions to the surge pricing conundrum.
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The only way ahead is to build a system where there are seamless options to take the metro, the bus, the para-transport vehicle and the bicycle. It has to be done on a scale that will make a difference. It has to be done immediately and together.