Jams cost Dubai $1.2bn
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Jams cost Dubai $1.2bn

Jams cost Dubai $1.2bn

Traffic congestion in Dubai costs the city's economy more than $1.2bn a year, or around 3.5% of GDP, reported Gulf News citing Dr Abdul Malek Ebrahim Abu Sheikh, the Head of Transportation Studies and Planning at the Roads and Transport Authority. Dr Sheikh estimated that by 2020 there would be 5.3m vehicles on Dubai's roads and already the city has more cars per 1,000 people than New York, London and Singapore.

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