FYI Dubai just announced the release of 94 eco-friendly buses and they're fun sized!
Attention daily travellers! Seems like RTA recognized the increase in commuters this year and decided to come to the rescue.
With Dubai EXPO2020 just right around the corner, sustainable developments and adjustments are being made here and there. Just last week, RTA announced the changes made to the Dubai Metro to accomodate more passengers and control the rush-hour crowds and it appears they don't intend to stop there.
On July 6th, RTA introduced 94 eco-friendly buses that will be deployed on 17 routes, 8 of which are already existing.
HE said: “The new buses will be deployed on 17 routes: 8 existing routes and 9 new routes highlighted by metro link buses routes, low-demand routes, and routes serving residential areas which do not require the operation of large buses. For more details: https://t.co/qO4SHH0RoP pic.twitter.com/RCBXfz9dlZ— RTA (@rta_dubai) July 6, 2019
Unlike the usual RTA buses, these new ones are medium-sized with only one door but that's okay because these buses will operate on low-demand routes and residential areas.
Don't be fooled by its sized though. These buses can still accomodate 32 seated passengers and 8 standees thanks to the new front wheel design that allows more room for passengers.
These sleek buses are also compatible with the European Emission Standards (Euro 5) which means they emit lesser Carbon Monoxide and aren't as harmful to the environment yay!
Oh and the best thing, the buses have Wi-Fi and USB charging ports. Say what?