RTA launches new weekend-only bus route on February 9

  • Date: 08-Feb-2024
  • Source: Emirates 24/7
  • Sector:Transport
  • Country:UAE
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RTA launches new weekend-only bus route on February 9



Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is introducing a new weekend-exclusive bus route, W20, which is set to commence on February 9, 2024. Operating from Friday to Sunday between 5 pm and 11 pm, this service will offer half-hourly departures, connecting Stadium Metro Station with Al Mamzar Beach. This service is run for the convenience of bus riders, especially Al Mamzar beachgoers. 
RTA also intends to optimise several public bus routes to elevate the daily transportation experience for passengers, ensuring smoother, more comfortable journeys to various destinations across the emirate. These improvements are set to streamline the mobility of bus commuters and reduce travel times. 
Improvements include renaming Route 11B as Route 11 to enhance the bus user experience. Additionally, Routes 16A and 16B are being rerouted and renamed to be Routes 16 and 25, respectively. Route 16 will start from Al Rashdiya Bus Station and head to Al Awir, while Route 25 will start from the Gold Souq Bus Station with Al Rashdiya as destination. 
More modifications will be made for certain bus routes to enhance the daily travel experience for passengers: Route F62 will be extended to include Dubai Festival City and the Al Garhoud neighbourhood. Route C04 is set to