350 more AC bus shelters operational

DUBAI - Around 350 more air-conditioned bus shelters are now operational and ready for use, said Jim Davis, the Director of Operations at the Right Angle Media company, on Wednesday in a Press statement.

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Published: Thu 28 Aug 2008, 10:01 PM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 5:11 PM

One of the bus shelters in Dubai. — KT file photoThe project, jointly undertaken by the company and the Roads and Transport Authority calls for constructing these bus shelters in different areas of the emirate in order to help the many people travelling on public buses everyday.

At present, 640 shelters are already operational in many areas. “The 350 bus shelters have been made operational in 250 mass transit locations like Deira, Al Wasl, Jumeirah, Bur Dubai and Al Qusais,” the official said.

For commuters, key benefits and conveniences of air-conditioned bus shelters include improved air quality, offering protection against vehicle emissions, as well as noise and air pollution all in an ambient temperature of 2 2 - d e g r e e s .

“ T h e environment also benefits at the air-conditioned bus shelters. Every shelter site is also fitted out with Right Angle Media’s recycling units.

“These units include separate bins for glass, metal and plastic waste, which encourage comm u t e r s t o b e e n v i r o n m e n t a l l y - conscious,” Davis added.


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