The electric bus trial, which will test opportunity charging technology for the first time in Dubai, will run until March 2022.
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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.
Monitoring of congestion, accidents and response times will be better managed throughout Dubai due to investments into a Smart Traffic Systems project.
For the first time, high-priority cargo could be transported on demand following the collaboration of Virgin Hyperloop One and DP World…
Abu Dhabi Department of Transport has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Masdar to improve the country’s public transportation and promote environmentally friendly vehicles…
Jointly developed by Masdar and Abu Dhabi-based Hafilat Industry a template for future sustainable public transport solutions has been revealed…
21 July 2017 | By Intelligent Transport
A delegation from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has visited France to check on progress in the manufacturing of 50 new trains for Dubai Metro.
17 March 2017 | By Intelligent Transport Magazine
Dutch technology firm, 2getthere, will deliver a new automated vehicle system in Dubai that will link the new waterfront living destination of Bluewaters with the city’s network of metro stations.
20 June 2016 | By Amr Ramadan, Senior Research and Partnership Officer, UITP MENA Centre for Transport Excellence
Despite political and financial instability, in an effort to combat endemic congestion and environmental challenges, cities across the Middle East and North Africa are still pushing forward with mass public transport projects including BRT, metro, light-rail and cable car transport. Most cities have laid out urban mobility plans to make…
12 February 2012 | By Alstom
The Roads and Transport Authority of the Government of Dubai (RTA) has awarded a 13-year maintenance contract for the Al Sufouh tramway in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, to a consortium comprised of Alstom and Cofely Besix Facility Management (FM).
8 March 2011 | By ASK
ASK, the worldwide leading provider of contactless cards for public transport, has successfully achieved the delivery of the first batch of 1 million cards in Dubai...