The Emirate of Sharjah has witnessed a remarkable development in the last few years and became the Capital of culture & Tourism and a basic destination for prominent development & sustainable projects due to the sound futuristic visions of His Highness, Doctor Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah, May ALLAH Protect him. Hence, Sharjah Roads & Transport Authority establishes, develops and maintains a modern infrastructure together with a transport network in accordance with the best practices and development initiatives, with a view to enhancing the transport network in general and to issue legislations and policies aiming to achieve the highest rates of traffic safety for users of roads in the Emirate in order to match with its persistent development as well as urban expansion. In its strategy for developing the work performance, the Authority depends on a number of foundations, including creativity, innovation, future outlook and potential risks & crisis management in accordance with the highest & best international practices. In this respect, the Authority aims to enhance the concept of sustainable transport in the Emirate, believing that the sustainable transport constitutes a key element in achieving sustainable development, including all of its environmental, social and economical aspects.The Authority seeks to re-form and develop the transport system in the Emirate, which has become the urgent matter and an essential element in realizing development and prosperity.Furthermore, the Authority endeavors to persistently improve roads network as well as public transport and to encourage roads users to utilize the various means of transport and bolster integration among means of transport in order to enhance such vital and significant sector for all the different segments of the society.
Eng. Yousef Saleh Al Suwaiji
Chairman Sharjah Roads Transport Authority