Hubryde, a public transport system designed to alter the operation of public transportation in the country has been introduced.
Hubryde, a bus-hailing service company, was recently unveiled in Lagos.
The service is poised to revolutionize public transportation systems and operations in Africa, albeit one city at a time.
The transport service commenced operation in January 2020. It started with Ikorodu to the Island (VI, Lekki & Ajah) as a pilot route.
In other to understand the market, the company drew its Consumer insights from a comprehensive market survey.
The survey revealed that a chunk of commuters within Lagos metropolis and suburbs experience major commuting challenges such as endless-queuing, waiting tirelessly at the bus stop, boarding 2-3 buses to their destination, unreasonable price hikes particularly during peak travel hours, and struggling to secure a seat on the few available rusty buses.
Hubryde became very uncomfortable with this unpleasant situation and decided to provide a reliable, safe, comfortable, and seamless means of commuting for Lagosians particularly corporate employees who experience this challenging situation every day.
To ease the patronage, they created a digital platform that allows asset owners to utilize and optimize their buses without burdening them with unnecessary paperwork and fostering reliable access to prompt payment, stable and consistent revenue.
Their service offerings include Ridesharing, Corporate-Service, and Short-Hire. These products were conceptualized, modelled to address the dynamic travel demands of commuters, and carefully developed to create and improve customer experience.
The Co-Founder/COO, Charles Mathews said in less than 6 months of operation, hubryde has completed over 1500 trips
He also revealed that over 1300 Mobile App downloads on Google Playstore had been made.
“We also got selected for the Forbes 2020 Digital Start-up Accelerator Program and expanded our route of operation to Ogba & Ojodu-Berger despite the ravaging effect of the global pandemic” Mathews revealed.
“Our ultimate goal is to help millions of people commute safely and comfortably within cities. It will be done in a manner that suits their style and budget” affirms Mathews.