His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Centre constructed by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). The facility is considered one of the biggest and most sophisticated traffic control centres worldwide in terms of smart technology use and the management of traffic systems.
Developed to meet the needs of Dubai’s rapid urban growth and the infrastructure expansion required for Expo 2020, as well as support current and future transport systems, the Centre was built at a cost of AED590 million.
A hub for managing traffic movement across the emirate, the Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Centre is a state-of-the-art technology platform that uses artificial intelligence, big data, internet of things and technologies of advanced communication systems. It connects with numerous devices for monitoring traffic, capturing data and running other smart services. Through intelligent traffic systems, the Centre has the ability to monitor and manage current and future roads network all over Dubai. Read more
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