Abu Dhabi gets over 2,000 paid parking bays


Abu Dhabi gets over 2,000 paid parking bays

Abu Dhabi - Move will help cut down on illegal parking in the area.


Ismail Sebugwaawo

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Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018, 3:46 PM

Last updated: Fri 19 Jan 2018, 6:12 PM

The Integrated Transport Center (ITC) announced the implementation of 2,031 standard parking bays in sectors E39, W16 in Abu Dhabi.

The initiative will start from January 21, 2017 as part of the efforts dedicated to reduce congestion.

The ITC said the implementation included 1,426 parking bays in Sector W16, which includes six parking spaces for the people of determination. The sector is located in the area that is bordered by Al Bateen Street in the south and King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Street in the north and Sharqah Street, Hazza Bin Zayed and Al Yasat Street.

Six hundred and five parking bays have been implemented in sector E39, which is bordered by Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street in the south, Sultan Bin Zayed Road the 1st in the north, Salama bin Butti Street in the east and Lahana Street in the north. Parking permits are only for residents of the villas in the area, in addition to some other house owners.

Transport authorities said the aim of such implementation is to offer solutions to parking bays issues in which lead to maintain the traffic flow and decrease illegal parking issues.

Officials also warned that it is illegal to park on yellow and grey markings, in the middle of the road, double-parking, Drop off and Pick up points, pedestrian crossings, access points and fire hydrants. In addition to that, inspectors will be available in the aforementioned sectors to assure following the regulations.


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