The Routing Company (TRC), a global on-demand vehicle routing and management platform, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (UAE MOEI) to work together on projects aimed at providing innovative shared on-demand transit services within the country.
The Routing Company to provide on-demand transit in UAE
The agreement involves the development, testing, implementation, and evaluation of transportation innovations supported by federal funding. The service is anticipated to launch in late summer 2023.
The MOU was announced during the World Government Summit in Dubai, where UAE MOEI unveiled its nationwide Smart Mobility Initiative and think tank. The partnership between TRC and UAE MOEI aims to further the technology and smart-mobility initiatives of UAE MOEI, which is crucial in driving the UAE National Smart Mobility Strategy Implementation.
James Cox, Chief Executive Officer of TRC, expressed his excitement about the project, saying, “The Routing Company is honored to partner with UAE MOEI on bringing this project to life, and providing innovative shared on-demand transit services in the United Arab Emirates – the fifth country our Pingo technology will deploy in.”