MOTC Launches “Sila” Project to Connect Transport to One Network

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The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) has unveiled Sila, the brand that brings together the State of Qatar’s transport modes into one network. Currently, it includes the metro, bus, taxi and tram. Sila – which means ‘connection’ in Arabic – will be launched in phases, in collaboration with Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), Mowasalat (Karwa), Qatar Foundation and Msheireb Properties. By bringing together Qatar’s transport services, Sila aims to improve the accessibility of the country’s transport network.

Through the ‘Sila’ project, MOTC aims to bring together the means of transportation operating in Qatar under one umbrella, and to improve and facilitate the use of the public transport network, in order to facilitate the transportation process for citizens, residents and visitors. In the coming weeks, it will activate the trip planning feature on Sila app and its website, and this feature will allow transportation users to plan their trips in an integrated way.

The project also enables transportation users to look for the best routes and means of transportation that can be used and combined to reach their desired destination. The use of Sila app and website also provides access to information on public transportation, parking and station locations, general layout of stations, flight schedules and routes.

 

Source: Government of Qatar