The on-demand ride-hailing and the ride-sharing industry witnessed a transformational change with the inception of Uber and Lyft.
With the inception of Uber and Lyft, riders no longer had to wave at a taxi to get a ride, they simply had to enter their pickup and drop location and book the ride and within a few minutes, they get a ride at their doorstep and can reach their destination in the shortest possible time.
The App Contains Some Unique Features Like:
a. Ride Now or Later – With this feature, the user can book the ride for the same day or schedule it for a later date.
b. End of the Day Trip – With this feature, your driver can avail of the trip while taking the ride from the rider and earn at the same time.
c. Call Over Internet – With the aid of this feature, the rider and the driver can remain connected with each other by placing a call to each other over the internet and know each other’s location.
d. Real-Time Tracking – With this feature, the rider and the driver can track each other’s location and know each other’s whereabouts.
e. Push Notifications – With the help of this feature, the business owner can market new features and new services to the users and provide discounts to them too at the same time.
f. Multiple Payments – With the help of this feature, the user can choose from different modes of payment to pay for the ride booked by them, like cash, card or wallet.
Thus, through these unique features, the services of the Uber and Lyft have become quite popular among riders and budding entrepreneurs starting their own ride-hailing and ride-sharing industry.
It is, however, important to follow a few important steps during the creating of apps like Uber and Lyft so that the business owners can provide the best services to the riders and at the same time assist the driver to earn a good income along the way.
Below mentioned are the steps entrepreneurs should follow in order to create a ride-sharing app like Uber and Lyft.
Steps Entrepreneurs Need to Follow to Create a Ride-Sharing App like Uber and Lyft
The foremost component in a ride-sharing application is the geo-location integration. With this important integration, the rider and the driver can track the exact location of each other and know each other’s whereabouts.
With the aid of this integration, during the ride, the rider can know their ride-related details and receive notifications related to their ride, etc.
Secure Payment Gateway
With this integration, the rider can be assured that when they make the payment for the ride being availed of by them, the payment-related details will remain secure.
Responsive in Nature
With a responsive application, the user can avail of the ride services from platforms like android, iOS and the website.
Thus, if you follow these steps while creating a ride-sharing app, you can be assured that your solution will provide the best ride services to your riders and help your drivers provide the best services to the riders.
Author Bio: Anurag Rathod is an Editor of Appclonescript.com, who is passionate for app-based startup solutions and on demand business ideas. He believes in spreading tech trends. He is an avid reader and loves thinking out of the box to promote new technologies.