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.
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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.
The daily average number of users of mass transportation and taxi vehicles also increased to 1.63 million compared to 1.61 million in 2018.
The legislation states that RTA will monitor the compliance of the concerned parties, certify vehicles that have passed the trial run and then prepare the appropriate infrastructure and logistics.
The virtual assistant, which uses AI and machine learning technology, is said to be a step towards improving the experience of employees as well as the 'Smart Dubai' initiative.
The overall objective of the decision is to regulate the operation of transport rental activities in Dubai, including specifications of the number of permitted vehicles in operation.
Developments in Dubai's smart apps have yielded many positive results, the transport authority has said, including improvements in customer experience.
The step is said to be in line with the 'My Community... A City for Everyone' initiative which aims to transform Dubai into a ‘people of determination-friendly city’ by 2020.
This initiative, which is available through the RTA Dubai smart app, is said to be based on raising customer’s satisfaction and happiness rating, which aims to increase bus ridership as a result.
Using drones is said to enable a precise and fast inspection of the condition of assets, saving inspection time, enabling accessibility to arduous spots and generating highly accurate reports about the condition of tunnels.