With Dubai opening the Arabian Peninsula's first urban train network on Wednesday in a bid to ease congestion local residents of the United Arab Emirates discuss the impact of the project and whether people will be willing to give up their cars.
People are generally positive about the metro which will eventually become the world’s longest driverless train system but how might a metro system change the Emirati car culture where residents love their cars as much as they love their camels?
Will Metro Change Dubai Car Culture, BBC, 11 September 2009.
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