In an initiative launched on buses, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) hopes to inspire more women to work in the transport sector.
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Dubai's RTA has now completed 80 projects as part of its drive to digitise services for the fourth industrial revolution, including the 3D printing of metro parts, automated fare collection on marine transport services and the completion of a high-tech traffic management centre.
ERTICO was founded in 1991 at the initiative of 15 industry leaders and the European Commission to fill the gap between research and deployment of mobility services on roads.
Hosted via virtual meeting, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) officials met with the UK Minister of State for Transport to discuss COVID-19 responses and how they can collaborate to develop future mobility solutions.
The Authority announced that it saved up to 102 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent through over 40 sustainability projects and initiatives in 2019.
The "digital remote laboratory” hosted over 80 stakeholders involved in smart technology and passenger experience decision-making.
Dubai's RTA has stated that the uptake of digital transactions represents an increase in customer happiness as the authority looks for ways to ease the process of travel in Dubai.
The training programmes focus on traffic safety guidelines, time management and work pressure, optimal interactions with users, internal regulations, and adapted regulations and policies.
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed a project using big data which aims to allow it to better predict seasonal patronage of its marine transportation services.
Dubai aims to convert 25 per cent of all mobility trips into self-driving trips across various modes of transportation by 2030.
During the trial period, Dubai's RTA gave questionnaires to users in a bid to best determine their needs, opinions and visions for the service.
The operation of 'sky pods' is said to occupy land area several times less than conventional means of the same capacity, as well as being power-efficient, small in size, light in weight and mounted with steel wheels that run on suspended rails.
Collaboration with Google Maps brings in-app real-time updates for Dubai's bus routes in an open data first for a Middle Eastern city.
Careem will operate a total of 1,750 bicycles and 175 stations during the first two years of the contract, which will rise in the next five years to 3,500 bikes and 350 stations.
The partnership aims to develop a programme that will boost the skills and knowledge of drivers, promoting future innovation.