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Uber rolls out 'Movement' to help tackle city congestion

IANS  |  New Delhi 

With the aim to help minimise congestion and air pollution in major cities, -- a ride-sharing and company -- on Monday announced the rollout of "Movement", a free website that uses Ubers anonymised data on patterns.

In the beginning, "Movement" will be operational in Delhi, Mumbai, and only, but would later cover more cities of the country.

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"If you have cities which are growing at a pace at which Delhi, Mumbai, and are growing, everybody has to put their best foot forward," said Hardeep Singh Puri, (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, at the launch of the website here.

has provided access to civic authorities, local governments, researchers and urban planners to discover ways to apply data to address transportation, and infrastructure challenges.

"By providing data of Uber rides to the public at large, Uber Movement is supporting a data-led approach to urban planning," he added.

Uber Movement offers anonymised, aggregated Uber data to show across different times, days or months, and how are impacted by big events or road closures in a city.



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First Published: Mon, May 28 2018. 18:10 IST