Over 11 million people used public transport in Ajman in H1 2022
22 Jul 2022
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The number of people who used public transport, taxis and buses in Ajman in the first quarter of 2022 totalled 11,752,280.
The Ajman Government's Transport Authority noted that the number of public transport users in the first half of 2022 totalled 1,832,907, compared with 1,115,748 in 2021, an increase of 64 percent.
The authority launched several public transport routes in the first half of 2022, including the "Dubai International Airport Line," which was launched as an external line directly linking the main station with the airport, as well as the local "Industrial Feeder Line," which aims to serve the UAE citizens and residents of Ajman and meet their needs.
The bus fleet was also updated with the addition of eight buses to meet the growing demand. The service includes two types of buses, which are buses with a 12-person capacity, and those with a 14-person capacity.
The number of people using taxis in the first half of 2022 was 9,858,306, and the total number of trips was 4,929,153, a rise of 37 percent compared to 2021.
The number of people using Abra Boats Service amounted to 28,802 persons in the same period, totalling 3,209 trips.