Dubai: Emirates Transport Media Dept.
Emirates Transport (ET) have concluded preparations of its university transport fleet in readiness for the start of the 2018/19 academic year for universities and colleges.
The fleet, belonging to ET’s Emirates Centre for Transport & Rentals, now boasts a total of 720 buses transporting more than 18,000 students to-and-from locations such as the Central Region, the East Coast and Ras Al Khaima.
Some of the educational institutions served by the Centre include Sharjah University, Dubai campus of Zayed University, the American University in the Emirates, as well as the Higher Colleges of Technology.
Tariq Ziad Al Sedawi, manager of the Emirates Centre for Transport & Rentals, said the increasing numbers of the Centre’s transported students over the years is a reflection of ongoing growth in the Unit’s services.
He said: “As well as expansion of services to existing universities and colleges, we are in talks with a number of universities in Dubai International Academic City and expect to be come to an agreement with some of them in the near future”.
It’s worth noting that the Emirates Centre for Transport & Rentals, which has a fleet of over 6,000 vehicles and 3000 drivers, serves more than 150 clients in both the public and private sectors, including Emirates Airlines, Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme and Americana.
Emirates Transport (ET), the largest school transport provider in the UAE, in cooperation with the Emirates Schools Establishment, has launched the pilot