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Dubai RTA Unveils Extensive Bus Route Overhaul for Enhanced Commuting

The RTA of Dubai has announced a major redesign of numerous public bus routes beginning November 20, 2023.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced a significant revamp of several public bus routes, effective November 20, 2023. 

These alterations aim to streamline commuting experiences for riders, facilitating hassle-free journeys across the emirate.

Route Restructuring Details:

The modifications involve the restructuring and renaming of various bus routes:

  • Route 11A will transition to Routes 16A and 16B, serving a journey between the Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department, Al Awir Branch, and the Gold Souq Bus Station.
  • Route 20 will be replaced by Routes 20A and 20B, catering to trips between Al Nahda Bus Stop and Warsan 3 Bus Stop.
  • Route 367 will transform into Routes 36A and 36B, covering travel from Silicon Oasis High Bay Bus Stop to Etisalat Bus Station and vice versa.

Additional Changes for Streamlined Travel:

Further adjustments will be implemented on various routes to optimize travel:

  • Route modifications for 21, 24, 53, F17, F19A, F19B, and H04 aim to reduce travel time and ensure swift destination arrivals.
  • Metro Max Bus Stop relocation to shorten walking distances for Routes 10, 21, 27, 83, 88, 95, 32C, 91A, X28, X92, and X94.
  • Shifts in the Metro Max Stop location for Routes 29, 61, and C26 to Al Jaffiliya Bus Station.

Enhancing Journey Times:

The RTA’s Public Transport Agency is focused on improving journey times for 33 additional bus routes. 

These efforts underscore the RTA’s commitment to expanding and integrating the public bus network with other modes of transport like the metro, tram, and marine transport.

These comprehensive changes aim to create seamless connections between transport modes, making public transportation the preferred choice for commuting within Dubai.

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