Unitsky Group Company, with uSky Transport as part of it, that operates development and promotion of uSky technologies in the Middle East, has prepared several options of uSky Transport & Infrastructure Technology practical application in Sharjah for the city’s best economic and social development.
The first option is a double-track ring line on the "Aljada – Airport – Sharjah Masjid – University" route with a total length of 38 km will have 11 stations and be served by 122 uBuses, with 16-passenger capacity each. At an average speed of 88 kph, uBus will need 30 minutes to cover the entire circular route with all stops. In rush hour, this uSky complex will provide service for up to 10,000 passengers/hour in two directions.
The uSky route will facilitate the motion of people around the city, reducing both traffic congestion and travel time. This will benefit both residents and visitors of Sharjah by making it a more attractive location to live and do business.
The uSky track will also contribute to Sharjah’s economic development. This line can and will attract new businesses and investments to the city, create jobs and boost the local economy.
The uSky route can improve social inclusion by making transport more accessible to all the residents, especially for those who cannot afford a private car. This will help decrease inequality and improve the well-being of people in the city.
Below is the visualization of passage through Tilal City and Al Zahia.
The second option is 45 km of double track connecting Aljada and Sharjah Safari via Airport and Al Rahmaniya. In the future, by building an additional 9 km, it will be possible to ride to the seacoast in the Sharjah Beach area. This route will be served by 43 electric uBuses with an average speed of 122 kph, which will allow you to travel safely from one terminus to the other in just 20 minutes with every stop.
The environmental benefits of this route include an opportunity to reduce the city's carbon footprint by encouraging people to use public transport instead of driving their own cars. Sharjah will have improved air quality and reduced traffic-related emissions as a result.
uSky line will spur economic development of the city, especially around the stations. This will attract new businesses and investments to the city, create new jobs and boost the local economy.
The uSky track will become an affordable and convenient means of transport for residents who do not have a car or cannot use taxi. This will improve social inclusion and help reduce inequality by providing convenient and affordable urban commute.
Below is the visualized uSky passage near Al Rahmaniya and Sharjah National Park.
The third option is the longest and most complex, as it connects the two seacoasts of Sharjah through the mountains. It operates between Tilal City and Kalba, stopping at Al Dhaid, Sharjah Safari and Sifuni. The total route length is 106 km, to be served by 103 uBuses. With an average speed of 140 kph, this ride from one coast to the other can take as little as 45 minutes. Later on, it can get 26 km extension to Sharjah Bus Station.
This uSky route will provide fast and efficient commute for international travelers arriving through the airport, as well as residents traveling to and from the airport. This will reduce travel time and traffic congestion, as well as being a convenient alternative to bus connections.
The uSky circuit can also help boost tourism in Sharjah on both seacoasts by providing visitors with a comfortable, economical and reliable means of transportation. This will attract more tourists to the city, as well as boost local economy and create new jobs.
Below is a visualization of the uSky passage near Sharjah Mosque, as well as on the road to Kalba near Al Dhaid.
The fourth option is a double-track passenger-and-freight route that starts from Hamriyah Port and runs through Hamriyah Free Zone, Emirates Industrial City to the Sharjah Inland Container Facility. The 45 km route will be served by 89 uBuses and the necessary number of uTrucks. One uTruck with payload of 5 tons (5 euro-pallets) is capable of transporting 170 tons of cargo per day in two directions along this route.
Sharjah is an important trading hub in the region, so this new freight transport system will make it easier to transport goods around the city and to other regions of the UAE. The result will be an increase in commercial and economic activity in the city, new business opportunities and creation of new jobs.
Shifting part of the city's cargo from roads to a specialized cargo transport system will reduce traffic congestion in the city and make the commute easier and faster.
The uSky cargo transport system is designed specifically for the transport of goods and certainly can be more efficient than trucks or other modes of transport by reducing transport costs, which will benefit both businesses and consumers.
Introduction of the uSky freight transport system will lead to reduction of trucks on the roads, resulting in reduction of accident risk for all road users, safety will increase.
Below is the visualized passage of the uSky route, starting at Hamriyah Port and ending at Sharjah Inland Container Facility.
Unitsky Group Company professionals will continue to develop projects of possible routes, both for Sharjah and for the entire region as a whole, having greater contribution to its prosperity and development in mind.