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140 new public buses in Abu Dhabi

by Out and About Mag.

The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) of the Department of Municipalities and Transport, announced the addition of 140 new public buses in Abu Dhabi, starting from 19 August 2020. 

According to ITC 112 buses will operating in Abu Dhabi City and 28 buses will operate in Al Ain City, to improve the quality of services offered to the public transport sector users. ITC announced that public bus services will resume working according to their schedule prior to the suspension of the services due to the COVID-19 virus.

ITC further stated that regular and extensive sterilising and cleaning regime will be conducted as part of its precautionary and preventive measures.


Abu Dhabi buses

In order to make public bus services more convenient and comfortable to meet the public need, new bus network development will be undertaken.

The frequency of eight selected bus services has been improved along with adding 146 daily bus trips in Abu Dhabi. The services are 7, 22, 23, 54, 56, 63, 94 and 102.

The community bus services will resume in Musaffah and Mohammed bin Zayed City including services to Abu Dhabi International Airport which are M01, M02, M03, M04, M05, A1, A2, A10, A20, A40, B43 and B45. All community bus services inside Musaffah, i.e. M01 to M05 will be operating as paid services under an integrated fare system with 328 trips a day.

Al Ruwais local and regional bus network will also be activated. Bus passengers will have a more optimised bus network in Al Ruwais which will provide route directness and more coverage area.

Passengers are required to follow safety measures by putting on face masks and leaving physical distance between them and others while using public buses.

ITC Public Transport Inspectors will be deployed to oversee the public’s compliance with safety measures.


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