Dubai / WAM
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, chaired a meeting of an RTA Senior Leadership Team comprising CEOs, Directors and Deputy Directors. The meeting discussed future trends of innovation and how to shape them.
Al Tayer began the meeting by stressing the importance of preparing, planning and anticipating the trends of the future. “In the light of these variables, innovative initiatives have to be developed with the aim of supporting service excellence and addressing all customer needs. Changes are taking place faster than we are used to, and organisations are therefore required to shape the future and act accordingly,” he said.
“The RTA is keen on keeping abreast of fast changes in order to take a forward position can be achieved through introducing and adopting excellent ideas, and addressing future needs in project plans, especially in the field of roads and infrastructure. RTA has embarked on the trial run of the first self-driving vehicle in Dubai, and start to chart out plans for the next 15 years. It had also held an innovation lab entitled ‘RTA Path to 2030’, which concluded with the releasing of a host of future initiatives and projects which have been studied and programmed in a specific time chart. RTA has also endorsed a plan for corporate researches, and allocated a budget to carry them over seven years,” said Al Tayer.