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35 schools in Dubai will go for RTA's smart buses

35 schools in Dubai will go for RTAs smart buses

About 50 of the smart buses will be deployed to lift pupils of private schools starting from the next academic year 2015-2016.



By Staff Reporter

Published: Thu 11 Jun 2015, 1:18 AM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:17 PM

Dubai — About 35 schools have expressed their intent to sign a contract with the Dubai Taxi Corporation of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) after being introduced to the school transport service and specifications of the new school bus.

RTA exhibited before a plethora of school administrators in Dubai its new environment-friendly school buses to acquaint them with the advanced technical specifications and designs featuring these buses. About 50 of them will be deployed to lift pupils of private schools starting from the next academic year 2015-2016.

To this effect, an induction gathering was held in the Head Office of the Dubai Taxi Corporation at Al Muhaisna in the presence of Mohammed Yousef  Salih, Acting CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation, Mansoor Al Falasi, Acting Director of School Transport, Abdullah Al Meer, Acting Director of Business Development, and several representatives of RTA’s Customers Council.

“About 35 schools expressed their intent to contract with the Dubai Taxi Corporation after being introduced to the school transport service and specifications of the new school bus. They have started the signing of transit service agreements as of the forthcoming academic year 2015-2016,” said Al Meer.

“Coordination is in hand with the concerned parties in the RTA to intensify media campaigns about RTA’s school transport service by transmitting promotional materials  at various schools with the start of the new academic year.

Ahmed Mahboub, director of customers service at RTA Corporate Administrative Support Services Sector and deputy chairman of Customers Council, said: “The RTA is keen on establishing solid cooperation with the public and beneficiaries of its services, be it individuals or entities. It always seeks to heed to their feedback on public transport services.”

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