Dubai Declares Significant Sheikh Zayed Road Diversion for COP28
In preparation for the upcoming COP28 conference, the Dubai Media Office has announced a temporary traffic diversion on Sheikh Zayed Road.
Beginning on December 1 and continuing through December 3, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., a detour will be in place to redirect traffic traveling towards Abu Dhabi.
Alternative routes are recommended
Motorists are advised to use alternative routes during the specified period. These include Jumeirah Road, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, and Emirates Road. The diversion is implemented to facilitate the smooth flow of traffic and accommodate the special arrangements made for COP28.
COP28 Conference at Expo City Dubai
COP28, a globally significant event focusing on climate change, is set to take place at Expo City Dubai from November 30 to December 12. The conference brings together leaders, officials, and representatives from around the world to address crucial environmental issues.
RTA's Comprehensive Plan
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has developed a comprehensive plan to ensure efficient transportation during COP28. This plan aims to make travel easier, faster, and more cost-effective for residents and attendees.
Special Transportation Zones
As part of the plan, the RTA will establish transportation zones, including the Blue Zone for official delegations and the Green Zone for representatives of businesses and the public. These zones will contribute to better management of mobility and the seamless flow of traffic around the event site.
Utilizing various transit modes
To enhance transportation options, the RTA will deploy various transit modes, including the Dubai Metro, Dubai Bus, and taxis. This multifaceted approach is designed to provide convenient and accessible transportation for attendees.
Special Nol Cards for COP28 Delegates
A special edition Nol card will be distributed to COP28 delegates in an effort to encourage the use of public transportation. By utilizing these cards to access nationwide public transit systems at no cost, conference attendees may contribute to the promotion of sustainable and ecologically friendly modes of transportation.