ITC, Abu Dhabi Cycling Club sign MoU to improve transport facilities
Agreement signed to improve mobility in UAE capital as part of the Abu Dhabi Walking and Cycling Master Plan
The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) and Abu Dhabi Cycling Club have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop walking and cycling facilities in Abu Dhabi.
According to UAE state news agency, Wam, the MoU was signed by ITC director-general, Abdulkarim Abdulrahim Al Raeesi, and Abu Dhabi Cycling Club's manager, Mohammed Khalil Al Hammadi.
The MoU is aimed at implementing infrastructure projects as part of the Abu Dhabi Walking and Cycling Master Plan, which was developed by the UAE government.
According to the MoU, both organisations will facilitate the implementation of the current strategic transport plan and improve pedestrian walkways and cycling paths in the main areas of Abu Dhabi.
Commenting on the MoU, Al Raeesi said: "The cooperation between ITC and Abu Dhabi Cycling Club accomplishes a number of objectives that will serve the public and increase the quality of life in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
"The MoU supports the efforts dedicated to developing the walking and cycling infrastructure in Abu Dhabi and will consequently encourage the use of cycling as one of the main transport modes for short trips."