Center launched to improve Makkah’s transport sector

Center launched to improve Makkah’s transport sector
The Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites launched the Unified Center for Transport in Makkah. (SPA)
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Updated 20 April 2021

Center launched to improve Makkah’s transport sector

Center launched to improve Makkah’s transport sector
  • Unifying the planning of the transport sector under the center is aimed to ensure meeting the transportation needs of the city and the holy sites

JEDDAH: The Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites on Monday launched the Unified Center for Transport in Makkah.
A press statement said the center will serve as the main platform to study the transport infrastructure of the city and coordinate with relevant parties and authorities to implement different programs in the sector.
It will also oversee all activities and projects related to the transportation sector and form a basic framework to govern the sector. Unifying the planning of the transport sector under the center is aimed to ensure meeting the transportation needs of the city and the holy sites and facilitate the movement of pilgrims during the Hajj and Umrah seasons. The statement said the projects will also improve transportation solutions for residents of the city.
The chief executive of the commission, Abdulrahman bin Farouq Adas, praised the work of all teams involved in the project to improve the transportation sector in the city and around the holy sites.
The center will focus on ensuring the financial feasibility of the projects with special provisions for environmental sustainability.
The statement said the center will also ensure the implementation of measures to increase road safety.