Dubai sees its highest daily public transport ridership since the start of pandemic, according to Dubai RTA statement.
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Dubai has recorded its highest daily public transport ridership since the start of the Covid, with more than 1.3 million passengers recorded on Thursday across various means of transport, the emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said on Friday.
Dubai Metro served 458,060 passengers on Thursday, which included 311,090 passengers on its red line and 146,970 on its green line while 15,932 passengers used the tram. Public buses saw 254,420 passengers while 21,502 used marine modes of transport and 66,590 passengers used E-Hailing and Car Sharing services. Thursday also saw a total of 516,409 taxi passengers.
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai, said the record number of public transport passengers reflects the community’s confidence in the precautionary measures and safety levels offered by all of the emirate’s public transport systems.