11 August, 2019
11th August, 2019: While public transport throughout Dubai gets us most places, there are some destinations buses are simply too big for.
However, with this new bus from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), that will no longer be a problem.
The ‘RTA Solo’ has officially been launched in Dubai, an all-new compact 8.5-metre public bus that will be used in 17 routes throughout the city.
Developed by Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE) and RTA, the bus will be able to drive through places deemed previously inaccessible to normal RTA buses, and can hold up to 35 passengers.
“We are thrilled to be celebrating the launch of the RTA Solo, and to have played a central role in its entry into the RTA’s feeder service,” said managing director of ANGE Swaidan Saeed Al Naboodah.
“As a long-standing partner to the RTA, our mission has always been to introduce state-of-the-art products and services in the region while providing 24/7 operational support to our associates.”
Public transport in the emirate has seen a surge over the past year, with more than 296 million people already using Dubai transport this year. Check out the most used service here.
As for bus routes, RTA has launched three new ones make metro and airport transportation easier.
Plus, don't forget if you're travelling over Eid al-Adha, there are changes to public transport timings, check here for more.
For more information, visit www.rta.ae
Source: Time Out