Rickshaw is one of the traditional traveling media of Pakistanis. It is economical for the commuters and there are many drivers who are earning from this source but usually in summers, the drivers face serious challenges by traveling applications i.e. Uber and Careem. These apps connect the commuter with the vehicle person and commuters prefer AC cars over rickshaws. Here, the commuters are willing to pay more because they do not have any other alternative but this summer we can elevate the trend of traveling on rickshaws. Are you thinking, ‘how’? Then, keep on reading!
Rising Trend of Rickshaw:
We all have experienced traveling on Rickshaw and have some unforgettable memories. Some would be laughing at this moment thinking one of those memories and some would be thanking God that they do not have to travel on Rickshaw anymore. In both cases, we would accept that Rickshaw rides were always affordable for everyone. Due to which, its trend increased and many advertisers used Rickshaws to reach their potential customers. Usually, the low budgeted business found it helpful to showcase their products and services.
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The Rise in Traveling Applications:
Previously, the users were not much aware of these applications but now many commuters prefer these applications i.e. Uber and Careem to book their rides. It not only saves time for the commuters but it has developed an image of safe traveling. Above all, the commuter has the option to select from the traveling vehicles, according to their budget.
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The travelers have the option to travel via Rickshaw but they prefer AC cars over Rickshaws due to high degree temperatures.
Elevate Rickshaw Trend:
There are a few examples where Rickshaw drivers have installed an air cooler in their vehicles. It provides respite to the commuters from hot weather. According to those Rickshaw drivers, a huge number of travelers prefers them. Addition to this, people book them for pick and drop services too.
Moreover, they are hopeful that this small innovation in Rickshaws might elevate the trend of Rickshaws like it was before.
Pakistan has many engineers who can work on the project to make affordable rides for the commuters. The manufacturing companies should encourage innovation in the vehicles to facilitate more to the traveler.
Furthermore, the Rickshaw drivers who have implemented this change should be acknowledged and we should stimulate creativity.