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The Mall at the Abu Dhabi World Trade Centre will add thirteen new brand outlets over the rest of 2018, it has announced, in...
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on Tuesday honoured the winners of the 6th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) 2013, an initiative launched to encourage public and private sectors to help reduce traffic congestion and uphold environment conservation efforts.
PNC Menon, co-chairman of Meydan-Sobha Group, said: “Cityscape Global 2013 is one of the most vibrant events in the show’s history. The excitement and bullish mood at the show underscores the positive dynamism of Dubai’s property market and the return of investor confidence.”
Ahmed Mohammed Al Hammadi, from the Roads and Transport Authority, said: “The metro will be operating round-the-clock starting from 06:00 am on 31/12/2012 up to 01/01/2013 where it is anticipated to lift more than 132,000 passengers on that day. The service will be running every two-and-a-half minutes during peak hours and 8 minutes during off peak hours."
Almost half of the Trade Centre Bridges Project has been completed and is on track for the November 2013 completion target date, a senior Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) official announced yesterday. The Project comprises the construction of 22 precast concrete bridges, as well as another 120 metre-long concrete bridge added to serve traffic outbound to Al Maktoum Bridge, Al Garhoud Bridge and parallel roads.
The new stations started receiving passengers as the metro operations started early morning at 6am. The newly opened stations included: World Trade Centre, GGICO in Al Garhoud and Noor Islamic Bank (Al Qouz) on Shaikh Zayed Road.
Mattar Al Tayer, RTA chairman, said: “The consortium undertaking Dubai Metro project is set to complete work on the remaining 18 stations on the Red Line on April 25, 2010 and seven stations — Emirates, Airport Terminal 1, Al Karama, Emirates Towers, Dubai Internet City, Marina and Ibn Battuta — will be opened on April 30, 2010.
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