First batch of trams for Education City arrive in Doha

A first shipment of trams has arrived in Doha, making it one step closer to transforming Education City into an environment-friendly ‘smart-city’.

Education City’s smart city is set to boast a car-free zone with reduced carbon emissions, and is part of a wider plan to ensure that sustainability is an integral part of the day-to-day lives of local residents.

“We have firmly placed sustainable development at the top of our agenda,” Engineer Saad Al Muhannadi, president of Qatar Foundation said, according to local daily The Peninsula.

“We are delighted that the first shipment of trams has arrived. We are now one step closer to the QF Tram System launching in Qatar.

“And with the trams having the potential to be one of the most energy-efficient forms of public transport, the ground-breaking system will fulfil our ultimate goal of transforming our development, Education City into a smart city,” Muhannadi added.

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Source News: Qatar Living