n IMIESA - Africon's Dubai traffic study : public transport

Volume 33, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
  • Author
  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 33, Issue 10, Oct 2008, p. 22 - 28
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



The population boom, expected to reach 5 million by 2020, and issues consequent of such a boom, would bring with it a number of challenges, one of which would be traffic congestion. If not adequately and proactively addressed, chaos would prevail.

As such, the Emirates of Dubai's Road and Transport Authority (RTA) commissioned Africon to undertake a traffic study to find best-practice solutions leading up to 2020. This project, valued at AED 2 million (R4,4 million), and now complete, is a showcase of world-class transportation planning and the development of comprehensive solutions for modern evolving cities.

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