The project will ensure a more efficient way of transporting passengers and goods, by providing a comprehensive passenger and freight rail traffic forecast
update, said a statement.
Karlsruhe, Germany-headquartered traffic and logistics software technology company PTV Group will work with construction consultancy Khatib & Alami to implement a traffic forecast
study for GCC Rail's passenger and freight numbers, with the consultancy to use the PTV Visum software to deliver the project for Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf's Secretariat General (GCC-SG).
Current 'smart motorway' schemes have only used the hard shoulder at peak times or to deal with congestion, but the new plans would permanently convert hard shoulders into traffic lanes to increase capacity, with a 60% increase in motorway traffic forecast
The Cisco VNI Global Mobile Traffic Forecast
projects future mobile data traffic over cellular networks: for example, second-, third-, or fourth-generation (2G, 3G, or 4G) networks or radio networks.
By 2020, there will be 5.5 billion mobile users, representing 70 percent of the global population, according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast
(2015 to 2020).
During the AGM, the airline also briefed shareholders on the continuing success of its "Always Getting Better" (AGB) customer experience programme, which has enabled Ryanair to raise its full year traffic forecast
(previously 103 mln) to 104 mln customers, and its profit guidance by 25%, (previously e1/4970 mln) to e1/41.2 bln.
In terms of topline traffic growth, a recent Cisco VNI Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast
projects that global mobile data traffic will reach an annual run rate of 292 exabytes by 2019, up from 30 exabytes in 2014.
Thanks to technology advancements and lower costs, the number of mobile-connected devices is set to exceed the world's population by the end of 2014, according to Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast
Update 2013 - 2018.
With air traffic forecast
to increase by 50 percent by 2035 to approximately 14.4 million flights, Europe's aging air traffic control technologies and infrastructure will begin to undermine its position as a leading aviation hub if nothing is done to address it.
According to Desislava Terzieva, approximately 3 million people will benefit from the improved infrastructure and the traffic forecast
for 2020 is for nearly 18 000 vehicles daily.
ASM has led the way in air service development for the past 20 years, specializing in airline route development strategies, air traffic forecast
and air traffic delivery campaigns for airports and tourism boards around the world.
This is particularly pronounced in the Middle East and Africa, which will post the world's-fastest mobile data traffic growth rate from 2013-2018, increasing 14-fold by 2018, according to The Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast