Dubai’s transport authority says it wants a quarter of journeys in the UAE city to be smart and driverless by 2030, as it launches the second edition of its Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport competition.
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Keolis, along with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Mitsubishi Corporation, will take over the running and maintenance of Dubai’s Metro and Tram network.
Dubai has vaccinated more than 40,000 frontline transport staff as it races to jab half of its population by the end of the month.
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.
Cameras in the RTA's customer happiness centres will now use artificial intelligence to check whether customers are wearing masks.
E-scooters arrive at Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai Internet City, 2nd of December St, Al-Rigga, and Jumeirah Lake Towers in Dubai.
A series of workshops have identified 140 projects where artificial intelligence can play a part in boosting efficiency for RTA.
Gheed El Makkoui, General Manager of Careem UAE, details the current safety measures implemented across Careem’s ride-hailing services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dubai RTA and Dubai Police came together in a meeting to coordinate on safe cycling, new cycle tracks and the safe trial of e-scooters throughout the city.
Dubai's RTA will install 151 smart screens to deliver bus time information to passengers, and is looking to install the first nine before the end of 2020.
RTA's Bus On-Demand service delivered more than 84,000 trips for passengers in a little over 18 months with a fleet of just five vehicles.
In a bid to improve passenger experience and cut down on unnecessary emissions, the machine learning algorithms map routes depending on peak time usage and bus stop popularity.
Dubai's RTA and the Dubai Air Navigation Services will take part in workshops and activities to develop research and related innovation, define potential air routes for vehicles and explore safety and security measures.