Urban Mobility Innovation

Introduction

On 28 August 2016, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum, the crown prince of Dubai, announced the launch of the first Urban Mobility Innovation Index (UMii).

The project, initiated and sponsored by the Roads & Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA), is being implemented by UITP in partnership with Connected Places Catapult.

Urban Mobility; Human-centred Design; Smart Cities

The main objective of the project was to develop a playbook and recommendations that enables city stakeholders to improve innovation in the urban mobility arena across three dimensions:

  • readiness of the innovation ecosystem,
  • deployment of innovative solutions, and
  • liveability, looking at the impact of such innovations

On Thursday 9 November 2017, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the first report of the UMii that features 30 urban mobility innovation profiles of  global cities:

Urban Mobility; Transport Technology; Sustainable Urban Environments

Abu Dhabi, Abuja, Amman, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Casablanca, Chicago, Delhi, Dubai, Geneva, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Lisbon, London, Los Angeles, Manchester, Mexico City, Milan, Montréal, Munich, Nairobi, New York, São Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, Vienna, Warsaw.

The UMii Report and Position Paper aims at empowering city leaders to embrace innovation in their urban strategy and to enable sustainable, resilient and inclusive mobility solutions.

For more information about the project visit umi-index.org

To read about the Connected Places Catapult UMii Case Study visit click here.

About UITP

UITP vision is to enhance quality of life and economic well-being by supporting and promoting sustainable transport in urban areas worldwide.

About RTA

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is responsible for planning and executing transport and traffic projects in Dubai, preparing legislation and strategic plans, developing other integrated solutions of road system and marine network that are safe and in line with the city’s economic development plans at the highest international standards.

Related Resources
Urban Mobility Innovation Index (UMii) report

On 28 August 2016, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum, the crown prince of Dubai, announced the launch of the first Urban Mobility Innovation Index (UMii). The project, initiated and sponsored by the Roads & Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA), is being implemented by UITP in partnership with Connected Places Catapult.

Urban Mobility Innovation Index (UMii) position paper

This position paper aims at empowering city leaders to embrace innovation in their urban strategy and to enable sustainable, resilient and inclusive mobility solutions.

Urban Mobility Innovation Index (UMii) brochure

On 28 August 2016, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum, the crown prince of Dubai, announced the launch of the first UMii. The project, initiated and sponsored by the Roads & Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA), is being implemented by UITP in partnership with Connected Places Catapult.

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