12 marine transport stations to be built
Planned Date: Till 2018
RTA would build 12 marine transport stations at the Business Bay Canal and the Dubai Water Canal. Five of these stations are being built at the Dubai Water Canal project; which is currently underway, and the remaining seven stations will be built at the Business Bay Canal by 2018, Thus the total number of marine transport stations at the Dubai Creek, Business Bay Canal and the Dubai Water Canal will rise to 18 stations.
Keeping in note that the Marine transport sector is an integral part of the mass transit network in the Emirate with estimated ridership in the tune of 13 million riders per annum.