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Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed the preparedness of the infrastructure of roads and mass transit networks for providing unique, smooth, and express mobility service to visitors of Expo 2020 from Dubai and other emirates across the UAE.
Thanks to the huge support and patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai,and the active follow-up of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, RTA has accomplished 15 projects to serve Expo 2020, costing more than Dhs15 billion.
The portfolio of projects completed is highlighted by Route 2020 of Dubai Metro running 15 km and connecting 7 stations, procuring 50 trains with roomy and stylish interiors, constructing roads spanning 138 lane-kilometres with 9 flyovers, deploying 200 public buses featuring top class specifications, designating 18 stations/stops for buses at hotspots in Dubai and other key cities of the UAE, deploying 15k taxis, limousines, managing 30k parking slots at Expo site, and using smart technologies, apps, and artificial intelligence to ease the movement of Expo visitors aboard the metro, buses and taxis.
Al Tayer: Thanks to the support of Mohammed bin Rashid and the follow-up of Hamdan Bin Mohammed, we succeeded in delivering exceptional mobility service to Expo visitors
Construction work under these two phases included a flyover linking Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road and Expo Road as well as two flyovers on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road to ensure a smooth traffic flow to and from the site of Expo. The project also included bridges extending 7km and roads extending 43km in addition to three interchanges.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has deployed 203 Expo Riders buses to serve and transport visitors free of cost to the exhibition from 18 stations, with 9 of them in Dubai.
126 buses are allocated to serve Expo visitors from Dubai out of 203 buses to serve visitors from all emirates; buses to run 1,956 to 2,203 direct daily trips, service frequency: 3 to 60 minutes. Two routes will be launched to lift Expo visitors from hotels directly to the site of Expo.
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