New Driverless Pod Taxis To Operate In UP Soon

New Driverless Pod Taxis To Operate In UP Soon

The Uttar Pradesh government drove by Yogi Adityanath is good to go to acquaint pod taxis with peoples of the state as the taxi will associate suburbanites from Greater Noida to the Noida International Airport situated in Jewar.

Pod taxis are a mainstream driverless method of transport in numerous western nations and can oblige four to six individuals for each car at a time. To stretch out the network to far off territories, the Yamuna Expressway and Eastern Peripheral Expressway will before long be consenting to an arrangement with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).


Rs 1,250-1,500 crore assessed cost

"We as of now have Metro availability till Greater Noida yet Jewar is around 25 kilometres from Greater Noida city. To overcome this issue, pod taxis are being thought of. Pod taxis are a progressive method of transport generally being utilized in numerous western nations," said Dhirendra Singh, BJP MLA from Jewar in Greater Noida.

As per the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), the pod taxi administration associating Greater Noida and Jewar International Airport will be created by the DMRC and an enumerated project report (DPR) on a similar will be introduced soon. The assessed cost of the pod taxi project is an expected Rs 50-60 crore for each kilometre, which will bring the absolute expense to an expected Rs 1,250-1,500 crore.


Pointed toward decreasing travel time

"The forthcoming air terminal is effortlessly approachable through street from Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi and an enormous territory of Uttar Pradesh. To help lessen travel time, we are chipping away at pod taxis that will give an issue free travel insight to the commuters. Likewise, as the Film City will be created in Jewar region, the pod taxi administration will be of incredible assistance in availability," said YEIDA CEO Arun Veer Singh.

On February 17, 2021, Jewar Airport on its Twitter handle had shared a little video and had subtitled it writing, "Noida International Airport model in plain view at the UP Diwas 2021."

#NIAirport model in plain view at the #UPDiwas2021, 24th January. @jewar_airport
— Jewar_Airport (@jewar_airport) February 17, 2021


Proposal by Zurich Airport affirmed for project

Up until now, the impending air terminal in Jewar is associated through two significant expressways, the Yamuna Expressway and Eastern Peripheral Expressway, which interfaces northern and southern regions around the public capital area. In December of a year ago, the UP Cabinet had affirmed the offer by Zurich Airport International for the advancement of the Jewar air terminal.

Noida air terminal agreements with service, AAI prone to be marked for the current month @jewar_airport
— Jewar_Airport (@jewar_airport) February 6, 2021

In 2016, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari had said that a pilot project including Metrino Driverless Pod Taxis will interface Delhi and Haryana at an expense of Rs 800 crore.

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