Tuesday, October 3, 2023

RTA Lifts Over 6 Million Riders During Eid Al Adha

The holiday of Eid Al Adha 1444H (27-30 June 2023) saw a significant increase in the number of riders using public and shared transport, as well as taxis. The total number reached an impressive 6.396 million riders, marking a 14% rise compared to the same period last year when it was 5.615 million riders.

The metro played a major role in transporting passengers, with 2.388 million riders on both the Red and Green Lines. The tram served 104 thousand riders, while public buses carried 1.409 million passengers. Marine transport, including ferries, facilitated the journey for 260 thousand commuters. Taxis remained a popular choice, with 1.973 million passengers opting for this mode of transport. Additionally, shared mobility options catered to the needs of 261 thousand riders.

These figures demonstrate the efficiency and convenience of the transportation services provided by the RTA during the festive holiday of Eid Al Adha.

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