The inauguration of the lane follows the completion of a trial period of the lane which contributes to improving the bus journey time by as much as 24 per cent and delivering better services to public transport riders.
The ITC authority emphasised that it will intensify field inspections as well as install cameras to detect driver’s wrong practices in which will result in a fine of Dhs2,000 for entering or occupying a prohibited area for public means of transport or its infrastructure.
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on Saturday announced the completion of Al Jaffiliya, Etisalat and Union public bus stations at Al Jaffiliya, Al Qusais and Deira.
A masterpiece of modern engineering design, the bus stations are integrated with multi mass transit means including the metro, marine transport and taxis.
The campaign aimed to spot and eliminate malpractices inside these shelters as well as identifying any faults in the air-conditioning system, screens, doors and others.
Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, announced that construction of the two model public bus stations at Oud Metha and Al Satwa had reached 77 per cent.
The first is Route E306 where buses will start from Al Ghubaiba Bus station in Dubai and head to Al Jubail Bus Station in Sharjah via the dedicated bus route of Al Mamzar, at a frequency of 20 minutes. Six double-deck buses will be deployed on this route.
In the latest move aimed to expand the internal bus network, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will launch a new bus route in Dubai from Sept.9. SM1 the new route, will start from the Gold Souk Bus Station to Souk Al Marfa at Deira Islands.
During the month of Ramadan, customer happiness centres will open from Monday to Thursday from 9:00 to 17:00, and on Friday from 9:00 to 14:00. RTA’s Head Office will operate as usual around the clock.