Dubai Metro Eliminated About One billion Journeys in 11 Years

  • Publish date: Friday، 28 January 2022
Dubai Metro Eliminated About One billion Journeys in 11 Years
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Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) revealed that Dubai Metro has eliminated about one billion journeys on private vehicles from its launch date in Sept 2009 to the end of 2020.

He noted that the total cumulative benefits of the metro amounted to AED115 billion and that it had reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 2.6 million tons.

"RTA has launched numerous projects and initiatives to boost the public and sustainable transport to increase the proportion of journeys made by sustainable modes and walk from 30% in 2020 to more than 43% by 2030.

HE Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of #RTA revealed that Dubai Metro has eliminated about one billion journeys on private vehicles from its launch date on September 2009 till end of 2020.https://t.co/jvQYEPU1yW pic.twitter.com/HuU1Fa4MDM

— RTA (@rta_dubai) January 27, 2022

Besides mass transit means comprising the metro, tram and buses, mobility systems include taxi e-hail service, smart car rental (shared transport) service, bus on demand service, bike and scooter rental services besides expanding the use of smart technologies. For instance, nol card can be used in paying for purchases made at 12,000 retail outlets besides entry of Dubai’s public parks and museums."