Car-Free Day 2017
An annual initiative credited to Environment Department in Dubai Municipality. The idea is to identify one day annually for the arrival of all employees to their offices in DM main building and other municipality centers by using any type of public transportation ( metro – public buses – Abra – water taxi ). The goal is to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emissions, preserving the environment by reducing the carbon footprint of Dubai Municipality , the deployment of mass transit culture among employees of the Department , to strengthen cooperation and areas of strategic partnership with government departments and the private sector in the field of environmental conservation. Implementation method is to use of public transport ( metro – public buses – Abra – water taxi ).