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Dubai has reported high levels of ridership on its transport network in 2020, which the RTA says is down to preventative measures designed to combat COVID-19.
Nearly 100 per cent of transactions made with Dubai RTA were digital according to the authority, with mobile apps making up a large chunk.
Dubai’s RTA has been experimenting with AI in order to ease congestion on the city’s metro during peak hours.
Dubai's transport authority signs another Memorandum of Understanding, this time with tech giant Cisco, in a bid to protect fare revenues.
Numerous initiatives and employee benefits have been introduced by RTA Dubai in the hope to encouraging a positive working environment for bus drivers.
AI-enabled cameras are helping the RTA to analyse the facial expressions of passengers which then allows decision-makers to take actions to rectify the situation.
Dubai Metro proves to be the biggest carrier across the city's boost in passenger numbers, which the RTA attributes to its drive to offer integrated and smooth transit solutions in the emirate.
RTA Dubai has become the first government body in the Middle East to use VR technology in driver training and rehabilitation in bid to improve the passenger experience.
74 green economy initiatives form part of Dubai's strategy to optimise resources and energy, with a focus on driving public transport with green and sustainably fuelled vehicles.
With the integration of new bus routes, and the upgrade of existing ones, Dubai's RTA aims to boost the integration of bus, metro and intercity services across the city.
Dubai launches new eco-buses, the first of their kind in the UAE, which are compatible with European emission standards.
Major improvements are envisaged on the Dubai Water Canal, upgrading marine transit across the city's water transport network through a 10 year plan.
Contactless payments across Dubai have been well received as the RTA recorded more than three million single-tap payments in the first quarter of 2019.