Mattar Al Tayer, director general and chairman of the board of executive directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), and chairman of Dubai Future Council for Transportation has chaired the second meeting of the Dubai Future Council for Transportation
The meeting reviewed future initiatives solutions by RTA, in addition to the ideas and practices of several international cities, as well as future transport initiatives and proposals across the world.
Al Tayer lauded ideas made by the representatives of RTA and initiatives contributed by members of Dubai Future Council for Transportation, which echo the directives of Dubai?s leaders to shape the future of transport, overcome challenges and keep pace with the successive turn of events of the industry.
The Council discussed an array of future transportation projects in Dubai such as shared transport systems, complete streets concept, smart electric scooters and the new solo transit pods. The meeting screened a list of initial projects and initiatives, which will undergo a further study to identify the potentials of future mobility.
?Innovation and forecasting have become major requirements in countries with robust economies as they are becoming main drivers of economic growth and a core ingredient of a sustainable economy driven by technology and knowledge,? commented Al Tayer.