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"The project is part of RTA's Master Plan to upgrade mass transportation on buses with the aim of attracting new commuters and hence contributing to easing roads congestions. These highly sophisticated buses feature top quality specifications, affordable fare and wide geographical coverage, and as such provide a big boost to the integration of mass transit modes spanning public buses, Dubai Metro and marine modes.
“From inception RTA has been engaged in upgrading mass transit systems to make them the ideal public choice of mobility in the Emirate with the aim of increasing the share of public transport ridership from 6 per cent in 2006 to as much as 34 per cent by 2020. Under this drive, the RTA constructed the Dubai Metro project; billed as the world’s longest driverless train ever constructed as a single project, and the first phase was opened on 09/09/2009.
“From the start, RTA has been keen on developing mass transit systems to make them the first choice of commuters in the Emirate with the aim of increasing public transport ridership from 6% in 2006 to 34% by 2020. Under this drive, RTA has constructed the Dubai Metro project, the longest driverless metro line undertaken as a single project worldwide, and the first phase of the project was opened on 09/09/2009.