Dubai RTA launches new service to Al Quoz Creative Zone, buses get new identity
As part of the second phase of the Al Quoz Creative Zone development project, as envisioned by Dubai Culture, the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently launched a dedicated bus lane, according to WAM (Emirates News Agency).
The new bus service connects Al Safa metro station to Al Quoz creative zone.
The service frequency is 12 minutes and the route through Al Quoz Creative Zone is 6 km between three main roads: Sheikh Zayed Road, First Al Khail Road and Marabea’ Street.
The RTA has also finalized the new visual identity of the buses serving the Al Quoz Creative Zone to complement its creative nature.
The RTA project falls within the infrastructure priorities to ensure flexible mobility within the Al Quoz Creative Zone, which is included in the project’s implementation plan which aims to establish an integrated creative system that would meet to the requirements of cultural and creative talents and entrepreneurs to make the area a regional and global hub that welcomes talents to live and work.
“By embedding creativity and investment opportunities with distinctive returns, talents gain access to added economic value for their creative input,” said Marwan Ali Naqi, Director of Corporate Strategy and Excellence at Dubai Culture and project manager of Al Quoz Creative Zone.
“Dubai Culture appreciates its strategic partnership with the RTA, which has played a central role in the implementation of this project. This stop serves as a vital tributary to the Al Quoz region and a new addition to the characteristics of its thriving creative scene by giving it a distinctive identity and adding an aesthetic touch,” Naqi added.
Hussain al-Banna, Executive Director of Traffic, Traffic and Roads Agency, RTA and Deputy Head of Management Team and Head of Infrastructure Development Team of Al Quoz Creative Zone, said said the launch of the new pathway demonstrates RTA’s commitment to realizing the emirate’s leadership guidelines to rank Dubai among the best metropolises in all respects, including culture and innovation.
Al Banna said the initiative is part of a package to improve the infrastructure of the projects and integrate them with the transport network and soft mobility modes in Al Quoz. “It includes the provision of cycle paths, means of individual mobility, a pedestrian-friendly environment, a magnificent pedestrian bridge and a redefined exterior identity at the entrances to the district.
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