Uber , the app specializing in transportation services, has officially launched the platform Uber Movement . A service that allows users to know the traffic in real time 450 cities served and therefore, a more efficient movement on the road network.
The right to confidentiality guaranteed for drivers
The company had so far decided to keep its information for herself. Now, drivers will have access to all real-time traffic information from cities. A better way to get around in cities heavily congested. Municipalities will also enjoy this gadget to better respond to the problems concerning transport and environmental degradation. Uber synthesized his tool in a few lines
“Because Uber is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we can compare travel conditions at different times of the day, days of the week or months of the year, and how travel times are Affected by major events, road closures and other things happening in the city. “
Also, the application assured a right to confidentiality, preventing the identification of the persons having access to this service:
“Maintaining the confidentiality of drivers is our number one priority. All data is anonymised and aggregated to ensure that no personally identifiable information or user behavior can be displayed through the Movement tool.
A first test on the occasion of the inauguration of Donald Trump
Washington will point to crucial test for Uber Movement. January 20, Donald Trump will officially become the 45th President of the United States. Uber said working with the US capital for several months and traffic, upset by this global event, will be a strong hint on the reliability of the tool.
Paris, which was the first city outside the US to host the application, the service will benefit of course, like other cities of France have adopted the company VTC, namely Lyon, Lille, Bordeaux, Nice, Toulouse, Nantes and Marseille.