News tagged "Transport"

Dubai to build advanced transport system for Expo 2020

Dubai to build advanced transport system for Expo 2020

16th July 2019

According to *ME Construction News report, Dubai is currently in the midst of building an advanced transport system through several vital projects that will serve an expected 25 million visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai, senior officials have said.[..]

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Dubai government’s investment in road and transport infrastructure totals US$ 27.2 Bn

Dubai government’s investment in road and transport infrastructure totals US$ 27.2 Bn

10th September 2018

According to *Constructionweekonline news report, the Dubai government’s investment in road and transport infrastructure totals $27.2bn (AED100bn), according to the director general of the emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). Mattar Al Tayer, who is also chairman of RTA’s board of executive directors, revealed these details as part of a study that calculated the direct and indirect benefits of Dubai Metro’s Red and Green Lines.[..]

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UAE leads in GCC rail, metro construction schemes

UAE leads in GCC rail, metro construction schemes

29th August 2018

According to *Constructionweekonline news report, as the roads get busier, alternative modes of transport, such as Dubai Metro, are gaining even more popularity in the emirate. During the first half of this year, Dubai Metro’s Red and Green Lines transported 103.3 million riders, a notable hike against compared the 100.5 million travellers noted in H1 2017. Meanwhile, Dubai Tram was used by 3.2 million riders, the emirate’s Media Office reported this August.[..]

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RTA outlines new roadmap to build smart transport infrastructure

RTA outlines new roadmap to build smart transport infrastructure

1st March 2017

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has outlined its new roadmap to build smart transport infrastructure over the next four years which will see the implementation of 34 projects ranging from autonomous drones, self-driving buses and taxis to smart lighting project and expansion of pedestrian crossings.[..]

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Saudi Arabia executing projects worth US$ 300 bn

Saudi Arabia executing projects worth US$ 300 bn

3rd October 2016

Defying the global and regional trends of recession, Saudi Arabia is currently executing projects worth $300 billion, spanning the power and water, transport and hydrocarbons and construction sectors, said a report.[..]

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