The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), will launch on the first of February this year a new bus route and improve other routes in the Emirate of Dubai with the aim of enhancing the public transport network in keeping with the growing demand for mass transit services in general and public buses in particular.
Unveiling the new developments, Dr. Yousef Al Ali, CEO of RTA Public Transport Agency, said: “The new route, which is named (F48), will start off Danube Metro Station at Jebel Ali area and passes through Jebel Ali Industrial Area, Dubai Investment Park (1), Green Community and Dunes Villa complex at the Dubai Investment Park (2).”
“Starting from Feb 1st, we will also modify the path of the Route (F48), which links the Danube Metro Station with Jebel Area, by extending it up to the Dubai Investment Park (2) passing across the Dubai Investment Park (1) and the Green Community. The path of Route (F46), which links Ibn Battuta Metro Station with Jebel Ali area, will be extended to the Dubai Investment Park (2), passing through the Dubai Investment Park (1) and the Green Community,” he said.
“The path of Route (F53) linking Danube Metro Station with Jebel area will also be modified and extended to serve the new workers villages (1, 2 and 3) at Dubai Industrial Area, and the path of Route (24) starting off Al Nahda (1) to the International City at Warsan will also be amended such that it passes through Terminal 1 of the Dubai International Airport,” added Al Ali.
The CEO of RTA Public Transport Agency reiterated RTA’s commitment to broaden and upgrade the public bus network and make relentless endeavours to improve it to ensure that it perfectly integrates with other mass transit modes such as the metro and marine transit modes like the water bus and the water taxi. This in turn would make these modern transit means the best mobility option in Dubai Emirate, he concluded.