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Dubai (UAE), June 6 (ANI/WAM): Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has reiterated its interest in engaging with global initiatives by celebrating World Environment Day by encouraging individuals to take initiatives aimed at reducing carbon emissions and promoting sustainable development. Environmentally friendly mobility.
RTA encouraged community groups to adopt healthy habits and taught them to use flexible means of mobility during leisure and exercise.
On the day to promote awareness and action towards environmental protection, RTA, in partnership with Karim, announced that it will offer free Karim bike rides to customers at 186 docking stations across Dubai. Unlimited journeys as long as a journey does not exceed 45 minutes.
This offer will be valid on Saturday 10th June 2023 on World Environment Day which is celebrated on 5th June every year.
The initiative is an excellent example of public-private partnership (PPP) to fulfill the government’s directive to make Dubai a cycle-friendly city. This is in line with RTA’s strategy and objectives to play a pioneering role under the sustainability framework by initiating community initiatives supporting environmental issues.
Customers can avail the free rides on Saturday, June 10 through the Careem app by selecting “BIKE” under the “GO” section on the home screen. Customers can choose a “one-day” pass with the code “FREE” which gives them 24-hour access and avail free travel. Participants will be required to enter their card details, but will not be charged.
Karim Bikes are available at 186 stations across Dubai.
Since its launch in February 2020, Careem BIKE has displaced more than 2.5 tonnes of CO2, the equivalent of 713 cars emitting CO2 for the entire year. Careem BIKE also aims to encourage more customers to use the service by providing a sustainable solution for companies to offset carbon emissions by purchasing employee or customer bulk subscriptions. (ANI/WAM)
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