(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The
new Qatar transportation master plan will be based on an innovative
activity-based traffic model, Anwal Ali Shah, a senior expert in design
and infrastructure, told Qatar Urdu Radio's live show Haqeeqat
'The consultants of the project are American professors
who will carry out a detailed survey among as many as 10,000 people
before designing a model tailored for Qatar, he explained.
currently working on master planning and detailed design of Hamad Port
Phase 2 and the new Qatar transportation master plan.
conducted will take into account information such as when people leave
for office, at what time children go to school, where people go for
lunch among other details about the time people spend on the roads in
the country, he said.
'Many traffic and parking updates will be
available online once the new model is implemented. For instance, people
will be able to see the availability of metro station parking on their
mobile phones, he added.
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