Wednesday 10 August 2022 – 16:49
DUBAI, 10th August 2020 (WAM) — The Roads and Transport Authority, represented by the Unified Control Center, won the “Best Business 2022” award in the Best Innovative and Creative Use of Technology category.
Dubai Roads achieved this new achievement through its participation in the award for the Unified Control Center, which is one of the largest and most modern control centers in the world in terms of the use of smart technologies and its ability to achieve integration and control in all means of mass transport, which includes Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram and public transport, taxis, sea transport as well as traffic control centres, as well as proper transport planning to meet the various transport challenges in the emirate.
The unified control center is developed with flexibility procedures to manage a transport network consisting of 5,000 kilometers of roads, 1,700 public transport buses, more than 10,000 taxi vehicles and the movement of 129 metro trains with a total of 645 vehicles and 54 metro stations, including 7 stations for the 2020 track and 11 trams with 11 stations in addition to the central control room, which includes a giant screen of 53 square meters and is linked to more than 34 technical systems within the authority, where the integration between them can be achieved in real time.
Wam/ Salma Al Shamsi/ Assem Al Khouli