Feb 23 2016
RTA launches the first smart air-conditioned shelter for bus riders in Jumeirah
(RTA) has inaugurated the first smart air-conditioned shelter for bus riders in Jumeirah. The shelter, which is fitted with complimentary WiFi internet, offers several other services to the public. It is the first of 100 smart shelters to be constructed by the RTA in 15 districts of Dubai.
RTA has set a time chart for constructing 100 smart air-conditioned bus shelters. About 25 shelters are set for completion by the end of February, and the remaining 75 shelters are due for completion by the end of March this year. Locations of shelters were selected based on several safety considerations and the number of riders. These shelters would be distributed over 15 districts in Dubai including the Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Wasl, Jumeirah, Deira, Umm Al Romool, Al Quoz, Al Rashidiya, Al Qusais, Al Awir, Al Nahda, Al Satwa, Al Karama, Al Ras, Al Garhoud, and Al Jafiliya