Dubai Tourism

RTA future plan envisages 35 mega projects: Al Tayer

News   •   Sep 24, 2014 10:18 GMT

RTA: H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA, revealed at the International Trade Fair for Transport Technology (InnoTrans 2014) in Berlin that there were more than 35 mega projects envisioned in the future plan of the RTA. “Over and above the continued development of roads and transportation systems, the RTA is focusing on improving the efficiency of public transport system, and broadening the electronic service offering as well as smart phone applications. The RTA will design and undertake transportation projects necessary for Expo 2020 including the extension of the Red Line of the Dubai Metro, upgrading roads and junctions surrounding and leading to Expo site, and sourcing 39 additional trains up to 2020 in order to improve passenger services. The RTA is also planning to expand the bus network to cover 16 new districts, besides improving the service in 19 districts by 2020,” he explained.