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80% commuters prefer Ola, Uber to regular taxis: Survey

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An overwhelming 94 per cent of commuters feel they are harassed by refusal of “kali-peeli” (black-and-yellow-painted traditional autos and taxis) drivers, while 80 per cent are of the opinion that app-based Ola and Uber offer better options for travel. A total of 76,169 commuters participated in an online perception survey of app-based taxis conducted by Mumbai Grahak Panchayat (MGP) during August 27-31. Of these, 11 per cent use Ola and Uber service every day, 40 per cent several times a week, 15 per cent once a week, 13 per cent use once a month, while 21 per cent are not ...