Dubai Metro carries 60k passengers for Dubai Fitness Challenge

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) estimated 43% of participants used metro between 4:30am to 10:00am

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Dubai Metro carries 60k passengers for Dubai Fitness Challenge
Dubai Metro carries 60k passengers for Dubai Fitness Challenge

According to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), the Dubai metro carried 60,000 participants through the Dubai Fitness Challenge from 4:30am to 10:00am.

As many as 30,000 riders used the metro pre-event, while another 30,000 took the ride post-event.

RTA revealed that the metro had been the main mode of transportation for participants to reach the race site on Sheikh Zayed Road.

An estimated 43% of participants used metro to and from race site, 38% reached the site by private cars and the remainder used taxis or walked. 

RTA also provided 10 double-decker buses to transport the participants from Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and Zabeel Dubai Mall. More

By Zehra Farhan
https://www.constructionweekonline.com/