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RTA’s Recommendations For Using Public Transport in Dubai

RTA’s Recommendations For Using Public Transport in Dubai - Coming Soon in UAE
18 May 2020

The government announces the latest guidelines for using public transport in Dubai to stay safe and sound.

All public transport has been resumed after a long shut down due to the spread of the COVID-19. Now, Dubai Metro, trams, buses and marine transport systems have started operation, and the RTA has issued notes of precautionary measures for passengers when using public transport in Dubai.

• Elevators may carry two people at a time at Dubai metro and tram stations. Elevators should be reserved for people with mobility issues, and parents with a pram.

• Wearing a face mask is obligatory at all times. Provided not to follow this rule, an individual will face AED 1,000 fine.

• Social distancing in two meters apart is strongly required. There will be special markings in the stations and on the floor and seats of carriages and buses to keep a safe distance.

• Passengers are not obliged to wear gloves when using public transport in Dubai but should use hand sanitizer. It is also advisable to wash hands thoroughly after reaching a destination.

• It is expected to face delays due to the current restrictions. So, passengers should plan their outdoor activities and head to the station 30 minutes in advance. Ride-sharing services have also recommenced.

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