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Dubai Public Transportation
Using the public transportation system in Dubai as a wheelchair user is extremely easy. City buses and trains are completely wheelchair accessible, making it one of the best transit networks I have reviewed. Be sure to take advantage of the tips I’ve outlined below, as they’ll make your journey in, through and around Dubai hassle- and stress-free.
The Dubai Metro is a fully-automated, driverless rail transportation system. The metro consists of two lines, Red and Green, which serve 49 total stations. Future expansion is planned, and will add three new lines to the network. Transfers between the Red and Green lines are possible at the Union and Bur Juman metro stations.
Many of the city’s top tourist destinations are within 1 kilometer walking distance of a metro station. Stations offer connections to city bus routes, which expand the reach of the public transportation system to all parts of Dubai. Trains operate both above and below-ground, depending on the area. All stations are enclosed and air conditioned. Some feature enclosed, elevated walkways to nearby attractions, such as the one connecting the Dubai Mall station to the mall [...]