Abu Dhabi’s transportation portal wins mapping application award

Abu Dhabi’s transportation portal wins mapping application award

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Abu Dhabi: Highlighting its endeavour to advocate the state-of-the-art GIS, the Department of Transport (DoT) in Abu Dhabi announced that its public DARB portal has won the Savvy Mapping Application Award at the 26th American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) GIS for Transportation Symposium, held recently in Boise, Idaho, the United States of America. Moreover, the DoT has won the Honourable Mention- Best Public Presentation Award- at the symposium for its Abu Dhabi Surface Transport Master Plan (STMP) map.

DARB has outperformed other applications by the American transport departments to win this award for its outstanding benefits, providing needed information for the itinerary DoT main sectors (Aviation, Maritime, and Land Transport) and their Divisions, throughout the Emirate of Abu Dhabi such as driving directions, car travel maps, bus travel maps, bus terminals, as well as the nearest point of interest (ATM or hospital etc.) besides, it offers users a geographic feedback facility as such feedbacks will be received by the DoT”s customer care department and action will be taken accordingly where needed.

Source: Ameinfo