Jun 12 2019
4 m riders during Eid Al-Fitr holiday 2019
The total number of public transport riders in Dubai during Eid Al-Fitr holiday 2019 reached 3,906,107 riders compared to 3,794,320 riders during Eid Al-Fitr holidays 2018, according to RTA’s official sources.
The breakdown of public transport ridership during the Eid holiday was as follows: Metro (1,589,912 riders), Tram (69,737 riders), public buses (1,218,945 riders), marine transport (213,926 riders), and taxis (813,587 riders).
It is noteworthy that RTA charted out a comprehensive plan for managing traffic during Eid Al-Fitr holiday, which normally witnesses intense vehicular traffic. The plan was tailored to ensure the integration of various public transit modes to ease the mobility of people celebrating the event in all directions.