Sensing this huge opportunity which awaits them, Ola has decided to start offering bus bookings on their platform. As per initial reports coming in, Ola will initially aggregate tourist and private bus operators and create a marketplace for such services.
If we talk about road transport, then bus travel constitutes 80-85% of the traffic volume, compared to private vehicles. And in most of the sectors, buses overtake railways, considering that roads reach smaller towns and villages which are inaccessible by trains.
As per anonymous source, Bus bookings on Ola will start by September, 2015. A new tab would be created on their app; and henceforth, customers will see three options for travelling: Cabs, Autos & Buses