Dubai, Oct 14 (IEBusiness) Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the launch of a host of smart initiatives & services as part of RTA’s participation at GITEX 2018.
The event will witness the test run of the first ‘Autonomous taxi’ in the region, and the Customers Loyalty Program known as nol Plus. Exhibits include Dubai Metro spare parts manufactured through 3D printing, AI-based automated Chat Bot system, Robotic Cleaners for Dubai Metro stations along with a diverse cast of other smart initiatives.
The launch of these new initiatives and smart services are in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform Dubai into the smartest city worldwide by providing services to the public 24/7 via mobile phones.
The new initiatives also contribute to the implementation of the Dubai Smart Self-Driving Mobility Strategy that aims to transform 25% of Dubai’s total journeys into self-driving transit means by 2030, besides integrating mass transit modes, and bringing happiness to people.