Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), headed by Mattar Al Tayer has newly endorsed the award of an agreement for the structure of Air-Conditioned Bus Shelters Project Phase II.
The smart air-conditioned shelter gives a broad range of services to commuters as well as a free Wi-Fi internet connection powered by Du, Nol card selling and recharging, mobile phone top-ups, payment of bills of government departments, and power-charging of mobile phones.
Besides the Smart Kiosk, the shelter will show passenger information, proffer RTA services including promotional ads, plus screens showing information in relation RTA services, as well as the selling of snacks and refreshments.
The conformity which includes the construction of 400 air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned bus shelters, has been conferred to Right Angle Media Company on the basis of public-private-partnership (Design-Build-Operate-Transfer Model).
The project will be finished by the end of 2017, and will carry the total number of bus shelters to as many as 1295.
Phase II of Air-Conditioned Bus Shelters Project concludes the accomplishment of the first phase of the project, which dealt with the creation of 895 air-conditioned bus shelters circulated more than 656 bus stops.
Studies inquiring the views of users appeared a considerable multiply in the fulfillment with these shelters along with bus commuters.
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