Dubai RTA is celebrating the twelfth Public Transport Day on November 1 under the topic: Together to Expo 2020 Dubai.
The Emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority will have an treasure hunt contest, offering public vehicle users the chance to win 2,000,000 nol Plus focuses.
As a feature of its Public Transport Day celebrations, RTA said the test will be run through social media sites locales like Tik Tok and Instagram Reel and its site.
“It includes swiping the nol Plus card practically in a test meant to urge people in general to utilize public vehicle and go to a few pieces of Dubai to share their excursions with others,” said RTA in an official statement.
The competition will incite people in general to find a hidden treasure in public transport stations.
The pursuit is centered around the Dubai Metro Red Line and stations close to Expo 2020 site.
Eight victors will be chosen and every one of them will be remunerated with up to 2,000,000 nol Plus points to be added to their nol cards to be utilized later.
Events of the Public Transport Day, held as a team with Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), will start off under the subject – Together to Expo 2020 Dubai – on Monday, November 1.
“The event aims to encourage Dubai residents and visitors to use public transport means in their travel from and to the Expo site,” said the authority.
As a part of the celebration, artworks will be in plain view at a few metro stations specifically: Expo 2020, Dubai Mall, Jebel Ali, Dubai Investment Park and Al Ghubaiba stations.
The current year’s Public Transport Day drive incorporates exercises and occasions that will run all through November by RTA in participation with Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Expo 2020 Dubai office, and Keolis-MHI (administrator of Dubai Metro, Tram), Canon, Noon, Jumeirah Group and Flydubai.
Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, director-general, chairman of the board of executive directors of RTA thanked Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, for supporting the events of the Public Transport Day.
“The twelfth release of the Public Transport Day concurs with the facilitating of Expo 2020 in Dubai. From its inception, RTA zeroed in on the improvement of public vehicle network equipped for turning into the most secure and favored portability implies for all local area fragments,” said AlTayer.
Projects achieved incorporate Dubai Metro expanding 90 km and associating 53 stations, and the Dubai Tram running 11 km and connecting 11 stations. Dubai Metro and Tram are utilized by around 210 million riders each year.
“Improving and incorporating mass travel implies added to expanding the quantity of excursions made by open travel implies and shared vehicle from under six percent in 2006 to 18.1 percent in 2019, which implies a total increment of around 8.86 percent each year,” added Al Tayer.
Hala Badri, the director general of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), said, “Such participation addresses a piece of our essential relationship with the RTA pointed toward displaying the social and inventive picture of the emirate, particularly during Expo 2020 Dubai.
Badri said, “The drive adds to supporting innovative abilities in Dubai by exhibiting their works to a wide crowd, along these lines adding to the development of cultural and creative industries and accomplishing our vision of solidifying the emirate’s situation as a global centre for culture, a incubator for creativity, and a thriving hub for talent as well as the global capital of the creative economy.”
Expo 2020 Metro Station will be the focus of the photography challenge dispatched by RTA in October 2021 as a team with Canon Middle East, and Keolis-MHI marking Expo 2020.
Launched through social media platforms, the challenge intended to urge people in public to utilize public transport to and from Expo site.