A congested road in Dubai © 123RF
A congested road in Dubai © 123RF

Dubai traffic gridlock costs $800m a year

10 May 2016

Dubai’s campaign to encourage greater use of public transport seems to be bearing fruit with an estimated 8m passengers using these services in 2015, according to Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

The RTA estimates that gridlocks on the emirate’s roads cost the local economy more than $800m per year through lost productivity.

To read the rest of this article you need to sign in:
Don't have an account? Register here


Not a CIPS member? Why not join CIPS to access a full range of benefits, including:

  • Access all areas of the CIPS Knowledge on-line library including tools and templates and Supply Management stories.
  • Enhance your network and get connected to a global community of 120,000 in 150 countries.
  • Stay in touch and up to date through member only events and branch meetings.
  • Annual subscription to Supply Management magazine.
  • 10 per cent discount on all training courses, workshops, seminars and conferences.
  • Up to 15 per cent discount on books from the CIPS book store, including course books and a range of further reading text books.

And much more. Click here to join >

Falmer, Brighton
£33,797 rising to £40,322 per annum
University of Sussex
Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
CIPS Knowledge
Find out more with CIPS Knowledge:
  • best practice insights
  • guidance
  • tools and templates