RTA, Dubai Police discuss ways to improve traffic in emirate
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, and Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, discussed boosting joint efforts to improve the security and safety of roads and public transit means in Dubai.
The recent meeting held at the premises of RTA in Dubai, is a follow-up of the Executive Plan of the 5-Year Traffic Safety Strategy 2017-2021.
The meeting reviewed preparations for Expo 2020 Dubai and focused on the secured movement of both exhibitors and visitors at the venue and traffic solutions developed by RTA to ensure safe and smooth mobility for all. RTA's plan is highlighted by Route 2020 project for the extension of the metro red line, a wide network of roads leading to the site of the Expo, improved mass transit routes and systems, and the deployment of taxis along with their associated parking spaces to ensure streamlined movement.
The Two parties discussed several projects including "Oyoon" smart security system, for preventing crimes, reducing traffic fatalities, monitoring negative practices in residential, commercial and vital spots, and taking immediate response to accidents before reports are filed, in addition to being able to anticipate incidents before their occurrence.
Al Tayer praised the excellent strategic partnership and active cooperation between RTA and Dubai Police in several fields of common concern. He also commended the importance of coordinative and periodic meetings in discussing new developments, traffic safety plans and enhanced security of community members.
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