Global Village RTA Bus Routes
Dubai has a lot to offer in terms of fun and entertainment, and for an ideal family outing, Global Village is an age-old hub. It is an amusement park and cultural attraction that gives you thrilling rides and sights to see. You also get to eat different cuisines in the in-house restaurants, so you can plan an entire day to come here.
When to come?
The Global Village has opened to all from November 1, 2017, and will run till April 7, 2018. Their operating hours are from 4 pm to 12 am from Saturday to Wednesday, and from 4 pm to 1 am on Thursdays, Fridays and public holidays.
Mondays are family days, except public holidays. The entry fee is Dh15 and you can get the tickets online or from the counter after 3:30 pm
Where is it located?
Global Village was first launched in 1997 on the Creekside. It then shifted to Oud Metha and then to the Dubai Festival City, but finally settled on the Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road Exit 37 in 2005.
Bus routes to Global Village
Global Village is easily accessible by car. However, there are two new bus routes to make transportation easier. The Public Transport Agency by RTA has launched these bus routes of 102 and 106 on November 1, 2017.
The step has boosted more demand in the Global Village as visitors now have smoother entries into the vicinity.
The director of planning and business development of RTA said that the bus routes are going to manage more and more people come into the Global Village, and they can cope up with the crowd. He confirmed that the Route 102 starts from the Rashidiya Metro Station and goes straight into the Global Village, and the Route 106 starts from Mall of the Emirates Station and heads to the venue too.
The previous routes of 103 and 104 have been improved and re-operated. Route 103 starts from Union metro station, passes Al Rabat Street and heads to the Global Village.
Route 104 begins at Al Ghubaiba Station, passes by Al Jafiliya metro station and stops at the Global Village.
Results of the initiative
The new bus routes of 102 and 106 have seen an immediate response and the initiative has worked out in everyone’s favor. It fits in well with the growing crowd and makes connectivity better for people who want to be dropped off on the way.
RTA has been putting in their best to upgrade the public transportation networks and cope up with urbanization and demographic growth of the city. It is not just an aid to the locals but also to the increasing number of tourists every year.
The agency plans to have more bus routes apart from only making the accessibility better in the entertainment hub. It, in turn, attracts more and more people to choose public transport for their daily commuting need and leaves a positive impact on the traffic situation all across the city.
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