Dec 27 2017
Traffic Movement Management Plan for the 2018 New Year’s Event
The Roads and Transport Authority (The Traffic Movement Management and Operational Plans Handling during Official & Annual Events Team) in coordination with the Dubai Events Security Committee and Emaar, has finalised preparations for managing the traffic movement for the New Year’s event. A well-rehearsed traffic plan has been put together for the area, especially in Burj Khalifa District.
Engineer Maitha bin Adai, CEO of Traffic and Roads Agency cum of Head of Traffic Movement Management and Operational Plans Handling during Official & Annual Events Team, said, “All public transit means in Dubai will be monitored through the Enterprise Control & Command Center (EC3) of the RTA. The Center will be in direct coordination with the Main Traffic Lights Control Center and the Operation Rooms of Dubai Police, Emaar. RTA’s team will be at site as well as the control centres.
“The Plan comprises five pillars oriented to ensure a smooth traffic flow, and focus on RTA’s public transit means as well as other services. The Plan will be managed in full coordination with the Police, Emaar and other stakeholders with the aim of making concerted efforts towards the success of the event,” continued Maitha.