Bus System in Dubai

29 February 2020 / By admin

Dubai is an instance of tourist paradise on the earth. It is a lively city in the United Arab Emirates growing as the top-notch tourist city in the world. The emirate is situated south-east of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula. It's densely populated emirate in the United Arab Emirates as well as the second-largest land territory in the country.

The emirate has modern means of transport linking Dubai with other towns and cities. It has a large bus system maintained by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). RTA is responsible for providing the requirements of roads, traffic and transport in Dubai. Dubai has 193 routes on weekdays serving more than 300,000 passengers weekly. Main routes include E 11 (Sheikh Zayed Road), E 77 (Dubai-Al Habab Road), E 311 (Emirates Road), E 66 (Oud Metha Road) and E 44 (Dubai-Hatta Highway). There are over 2,100 buses offering first class services to people. The city has launched air-conditioned Passenger Bus Shelters to encourage the use of public buses. Buses in Dubai meet the highest security and safety standards. There are several sizes & models of buses in the city loaded with modern technologies like passenger counting system, voice announcement of the next stop, internal & external display monitors and bus-positioning system linked with the RTA Control Centre. To ease passengers, the government has issued plastic, easy to swipe "e-go" cards. Passengers are also provided seasonal discounts and period passes. Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has stringent rules for school buses, which cannot speed over 80 km/h and must have RTA - approved speed control devices. Each bus has a GPS system, a first aid kit and a female attendant.

Dubai is the king of public bus system. The buses are custom-built having many features like air-conditioning, computerised fare equipment and electronically operated destination display system. All buses have maximum 51 seats and allow 10 standing passengers. A few smaller capacity buses serve passengers of inner CBD routes. A fleet of buses are maintained at two high-tech bus depots - Al Awir and Al Qusais.

To explore various Dubai attractions, nothing is better than Wonder Bus, which is equipped with countless features like full internal decoration, air-condition, Sound system, Internal bathroom, TV and DVD player, etc. This bus tour provides a professional tour guide, who speaks both English and Arabic. Wonder Bus routes include Burjuman centre, Sheikh Khalifa road, Abra, Dubai creek, Emirates NBD and Sheikha Mariam's Palace and Al mina road, etc. Big Bus Company offers another sightseeing tour of Dubai covering the city's major landmarks from Burj Al Arab to traditional gold and spice souks.

If you are planning to visit Dubai, then don't forget to take a bus tour. Before packing bags, avail flights to Dubai to come here.

Source by Michael M Thornton
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