The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority has recently underlined the importance of adopting innovative solutions for financing RTA’s future projects, establishing creative models for funding mobility projects, and boosting the public-private partnership, PPP.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has proposed its “end-to-end vehicle lifecycle management using Blockchain” project for the Dubai 10X Initiative.
When launched, the Hyperloop will travel between Dubai and Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes, and lift about 10,000 passengers per hour in both directions.
The new service, that currently operates on the Android RTA app platform only, is part of the Smart City initiative of the Dubai Government, and the ongoing efforts to deliver top and handy services to beneficiaries.
The 18-seater buses will operate on flexible routes and schedules, and bus drivers can know the service demand through the app to reach the nearest point to their destinations.
The RTA will hold the Dubai World Congress for Self-Driving Transport in October 2019 – a first of its kind event, due to be held in cooperation with Khalifa City and NewCities Foundation.
Achieving Dubai’s vision for the future of transportation will require the combined efforts of the public and private sector, Mattar Al Tayer, RTA Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, told delegates at the sixth edition of the World Government Summit.
Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA), in cooperation with Next Future Transportation, launched the first tests of the “world’s first” autonomous pods today, on the sidelines of the World Government Summit.
These workshops are part of the UAE leadership’s vision to harness AI technologies and innovation in leveraging the smart transformation towards ranking Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world.
The step stems from the keenness of both parties to support the Dubai government strategy of converting 25% of public transport services to driverless means by 2030.