Authorities have already rolled out a comprehensive plan to ensure public health and safety as well as a smooth flow of traffic around the Downtown Area for the gala event. Dubai Police and RTA have also mapped out a detailed traffic plan to ensure smooth traffic flow in the vicinity of Burj Khalifa.
44 sign boards
Maitha Bin Adai, CEO of Traffic and Roads Agency at RTA said the plan will focus on public transport services provided by RTA, in cooperation with Dubai Police, Emaar and strategic partners. There will be 44 sign boards to guide the public in the Burj Khalifa area.
The use of public transport is highly advised on New Year’s Eve and New Year. RTA has allocated 170 buses free of charge to transport visitors from the event venue to Metro stations, in addition to designating taxi parking spots in each of the parking lots of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), Musallah Al Eid hall in Al Mankhool and Al Wasl Club.
The Red and Green Lines of Dubai Metro will be in operation from 8am on Friday (December 31) to 2.15am on Sunday (January 2).
Trams will be operational from 9am on Friday (December 31) to 1am on Sunday (January 2, 2022).
RTA has urged the public to call 8009090 for any enquiry.