Dubai’s RTA undertakes integrated transport project around Expo 2020 bus stations

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UAE
  • Date: 06/13/2021
  • Source: Gulf Business
  • Sector: Transport
  • Country: UAE

Dubai’s RTA undertakes integrated transport project around Expo 2020 bus stations

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has endorsed a project for integrated transport and flexible mobility around 9 Expo 2020 bus stations. The transport authority will undertake the project in collaboration with Nakheel, Dubai Silicon Oasis, TECOM, and Dubai Properties, official news agency reported. "The project aims to encourage the use of environmentally friendly alternative transport means such as cycling tracks and encouraging public to use pedestrian walking paths as well as public transport means, such as the metro, tram, marine transport and public buses,“ said Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, director-general, chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority. "Improvements include providing pedestrian pavements and addressing traffic safety requirements such as safe crossings, and traffic signals designated for pedestrians and cyclists. Accordingly, RTA has to ensure non-interrupted cycling tracks, address the mobility needs of people of determination to ease their accessibility to all mobility means in place, maximise the benefit from public and transport, and ensure the integration of public transport means with alternative transport means.“ "The project includes the enhancement and implementation of mobility and connectivity standards around 9 Expo 2020 Bus Stations at Al Baraha, Al Ghubaiba, Al Jafiliya, Business Bay 2, Dubai