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How Dubai plans to turn into a 'walkable city' in 4...

Walking around the city will become a breeze sooner than you think as Dubai begins to implement its plans of becoming a "compact city".

More than three million used Dubai airport during August

Almost 3.5 million passengers passed through Dubai Airport last August, according to a Ministry of Interior official.

The street in Dubai Metro’s path is back in business

Crowds gathered in front of makeshift stalls on the pavement. Tourists went past in horse-drawn carriages, taking in the sights and sounds. The atmosphere was lively. People queued for rides at a small carnival park and the roads were busy with traffic all the way over the nearby Al Maktoum Bridge.

Metro's Green Line to open 10/10/10 – sources

The Dubai Metro’s second line is likely to open on Oct. 10 next year, or 10/10/10, as the city’s transport authority continues with its theme of catchy launch dates, sources have told Maktoob Business.

Transport experts emphasise Metros

Speakers at the UTIP Congress, organised by Mowasalat, have stressed the need for Metro rail and similar systems in cities of the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) facing traffic congestion. The meet was held at Grand Hyatt Hotel yesterday.