Smart monitoring saves $54m for Dubai Public Bus service

March 22, 2015:  According to the Roads and Transport Authority, Smart monitoring of Dubai's public bus service has saved them over $54m (AED 200m).


The Dubai RTA in it's statement said that it's Automated Vehicle Movement (AVM) system has improved the customer service satisfaction and efficiency of service, through the better control and communication between buses and the control centre.

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) says: "It contributed to increasing the efficiency and generating savings in excess of 200 million dirhams, increased bus compliance with timetables, and brought added happiness to customers. In 2014, bus compliance with on-time exiting of depots was as high as 99%."

The AVM synchronised the communication between control centre and bus drivers by electronic tracking 1,568 buses movements across all 252 routes.This  makes accurately following of schedules possible, resulting higher customer satisfaction.

Source: ArabianIndustry
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