Dubai Unveils Land Transport Strategy 2030: A Pathway to Economic Expansion

Dubai Unveils Land Transport Strategy 2030: A Pathway to Economic Expansion

By Staff Writer, 03 June 2024

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled the Dubai Commercial and Logistics Land Transport Strategy 2030, targeting a significant economic boost. Announced on June 2 by Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, the strategy aims to double the land transport and logistics sector's contribution to Dubai's economy, reaching AED16.8 billion ($4.5 billion).

The comprehensive strategy outlines 17 key projects designed to enhance sector growth and competitiveness through digital markets and platforms. Emphasizing the use of data and technology, the RTA plans to support high-potential companies, modernize vehicle operations, and promote innovative technologies.

Key projects include developing digital platforms for commercial transport and logistics, implementing value-added permits, issuing no objection certificates, creating a heavy freight services platform, monitoring driver behavior, and establishing an aftermarket platform. Additionally, the strategy involves constructing an equipment rental platform, a road freight data center, and upgrading heavy and light truck fleets.

The initiative also focuses on regulating and governing the commercial transport sector, identifying growth opportunities, and fostering private sector investment and partnerships. Aiming for environmental sustainability, the strategy seeks to reduce carbon emissions by 30%, boost technology adoption by 75%, and improve operational efficiency by 10%.

Al Tayer emphasized that these efforts will position Dubai as a leader in innovative and efficient land transport and logistics, driving substantial economic growth for the emirate.

Source: TradeArabia

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