Come 2023, You Can Ride E-Scooters In These Areas Too In Dubai

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by Ishita Agarwal 259

With the beginning of the new year 2023, you will be able to ride e-scooters in Dubai along with 11 more districts. The Honorable Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors Mattar Al Tayer made the noteworthy announcement. This will increase the number of places where e-scooters are allowed to operate to 21 districts, with e-scooter routes ranging in length from 185 km to an enormous 390 km. 

New Areas Where You Can Ride E-Scooters In Dubai 

The new locations to get permission for e-scooters to ride are Al Tawar 1, Al Tawar 2, Umm Suqeim 3, Al Garhoud, Muhaisnah 3, Umm Hurair 1, Al Safa 2, Al Barsha South 2, Al Barsha 3, Al Quoz 4, and Nad Al Sheba 1. In addition to the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai Internet City, Al Rigga, 2nd December Street, The Palm Jumeirah, City Walk, and a few zones at Al Qusais, Al Mankhool, and Al Karama, these districts will join the existing tracks in those locations as well. 

The choice of locations and tracks is based on technical research and data analysis of several Dubai districts. Furthermore, the evaluation is done on the basis of safety, traffic loads, infrastructure readiness, population density, and many more. 

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How Can You Avail Of The Riding Permit? 

 

RTA set up a portal where interested parties could apply for free licenses to use e-scooters on RTA-designated safe roads. You need to attend training sessions and pass an online test to avail of the riding pass. You can apply by clicking here.

The RTA has designated parking locations for shared e-scooters near transit hubs, tourism destinations, tracks, and other areas. Moreover, RTA requested users to leave their expected electric scooters in the approved parking spaces. To protect riders and other road users, parked scooters shouldn’t obstruct traffic, pedestrians, or the use of public parking for cars. 

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So, are you excited to ride e-scooters in Dubai for easy mobility? Stay tuned to Curly Tales for more updates. 

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