The breakdown of ridership was as follows: Metro: 958,161 riders (compared to 640,175 last year), Tram: 49,855 riders (compared to 34,672 last year), and public buses: 395,930 riders (compared to 331,837 last year).
Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai was a pioneer in launching initiatives to overcome challenges faced by individuals and businesses, which had a significant positive impact on minimising the economic impact of the pandemic."
On Sunday, Dubai government employees will resume work at a rate of 100%, after an absence of three months, during which work was done remotely as part of the precautionary measures applied to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.
In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, issued new legislations aimed at increasing the efficiency and flexibility of Dubai government entities.
RTA celebrates the New Year by starting the operation of Route 2020, which serves densely populated districts inhabited by 270k persons such as The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan, Jumeirah Golf Real Estates, and the Dubai Investment Park as well as the site of Dubai Expo.
Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued Executive Council Resolution No. (24) of 2020 on tourist camps in Dubai.
Jumeirah is one of the UAE’s most popular venues for New Year celebrations, and Nakheel is working closely with the Dubai Police, Dubai Municipality and RTA to prioritise safety and convenience, and ensure smooth traffic flow.
A 23 years-old Asian worker was arrested and referred to criminal court by the Dubai Public Prosecution for attempting to steal a bike that was placed near a metro station in Dubai.
In a move, which is intended to keep pace with the latest international practices of the industry, RTA has decided to assign numbers to the platforms at the Metro Stations.
A total of 43 Dubai Government entities taking part in the Strategy have succeeded in digitalising their internal and external processes. Collectively, they offer more than 1,800 digital services and boast over 10,500 key processes.