Dubai's core mobility objective is mobility that is innovative, people-centric, sustainable and inclusive, underpinned by autonomous and shared solutions by 2030.

It is a city piloting CAV and looking to push the boundaries.

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Sharing services less developed than some cities, but public transport use is growing. ‘First and last mile’ of mobility are of particular concern, given the hot climate.

High car dependence, but 70% of residents would favor CAV to increase productivity and eliminate the need to park and walk outside.

CAV trials, such as a shuttle service in Downtown Dubai, have 91% approval ratings.

A plethora of CAV initiatives, including autonomous police car fleet, mean citizens are exposed to the technology as it develops.

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The Dubai Autonomous Transportation Strategy sets clear CAV targets linked to economic and environmental outcomes.

The Dubai Future Foundation supports a Centre of Excellence for Autonomous Transportation Systems to build expertise.

A range of initiatives, like hydrogen technology, Hyperloop and drone taxis, are being considered.

Investment at national and city level. Open regulation, fast decision making and unified planning for transport, roads and traffic.

EV Accelerator Initiative in place.

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100+ EV charging stations and increasing.

Advanced traffic management systems and roads suitable for CAV.

Public transport integration is ongoing – metro integration with other modes of transport including trams, buses, taxis, park and rides, and walking.

The Nol Smartcard provides an integrated ticketing system for public transport.

5G rollout commenced.

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