262m riders used public transport in Dubai in first half of 2014

H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority RTA, revealed that the number of riders using public transport Dubai Metro, public buses, marine transit modes and taxis in the first half of this year topped 262.569 million riders, compared to about 165,527,687 riders during the same period last year.

More than 262.5m journeys on Dubai public transport in last six months

“The share of public transport means grew from six per cent in 2006 to 13 per cent in 2013 and is expected to hit 14 per cent by the end of this year,” said Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman and Executive Director of the RTA.

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Get Free WiFi on Dubai Metro and Help the Needy During Ramadan

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Dubai Metro online Nol top-up may take 48 hours

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