Sheikh Mohammed reviews RTA projects

900 bicycle routes planned for development in the emirate by 2030, RTA chief tells H.H. Sheikh Mohammed

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H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai recently reviewed the various projects being undertaken by the emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), targeted for completion by 2020 in time for the expo.

Mattar Al Tayer, chairman of the board and executive director of the RTA briefed Sheikh Mohammed on projects such as the development of Dubai Creek routes, “Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram, buses, maritime transport and taxis.”

Sheikh Mohammed was also informed about the development plans for public transport; and that the number of bicycle routes in the city would be upped to 900 by 2030, as per the Ruler’s directives.

Al Tayer added the RTA’s plans include “the development and widening of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Street, and finding effective solutions to ease the traffic jam on this vital street through constructing bridges and new subways.”

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