The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has built over 15 projects costing more than Dh15 billion to serve Expo 2020.
Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, director-general, chairman of the board of executive directors of the RTA, said the roads infrastructure and mass transit networks would provide express mobility services to visitors of the world fair from Dubai and other emirates across the UAE.
Take a look at the portfolio of projects that has been completed in preparation for the mega event:
Al Tayer said the projects have received immense support from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and active follow-up by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council.
The projects span a diverse array of transportation means:
Enterprise command and control centre
RTA’s preparations for the mega show also include the construction of the Enterprise Command and Control Centre. “It is one of the biggest and most sophisticated control centres in the world. We have constructed an Intelligent Traffic Centre that uses cutting-edge smart technologies in managing traffic movement,” said Al Tayer.
“From the moment Dubai announced it has the privilege to host Expo 2020, RTA focused on implementing the directives of Sheikh Mohammed to construct an integrated infrastructure of roads and transport networks to provide a unique, smooth and fast mobility service to visitors of Expo 2020 from the UAE and abroad,” Al Tayer added.
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