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A Glimpse into the Future: THE LINE

New Era of Urbanization

Welcome back to FCI’s weekly newsletter! In this edition, we're exploring one of the most visionary urban development projects of our time - THE LINE, a central part of Saudi Arabia's ambitious Vision 2030. This initiative not only reimagines urban space but also signals a significant shift in how cities could evolve in harmony with nature and technology. Let’s delve into the essence of THE LINE and its implications for the future.

A Paradigm Shift in Urban Planning

THE LINE, envisaged as a 170 km belt of hyper-connected future communities, without cars and roads, presents a revolutionary approach to urban living. It is designed to have all essential facilities within a five-minute walk, prioritize pedestrian access, and integrate seamless transport solutions. This linear development is more than an architectural marvel; it's a blueprint for sustainable and human-centric cities.

Core Innovations and Environmental Sustainability

One of the most striking aspects of THE LINE is its commitment to environmental sustainability. It is set to run on 100% renewable energy, ensuring a zero-carbon footprint. The integration of smart technologies will create an urban space that not only preserves but also enhances the natural environment, setting new benchmarks in eco-friendly development.

Zero Cars, Zero Streets

The Line aims to eliminate the need for cars and streets within the city. Instead, transportation will be provided through a high-speed, autonomous, and zero-emission public transit system. This approach promotes a pedestrian-friendly environment and minimizes traffic congestion and pollution.

Focus on Nature and Recreation

The project aims to preserve and enhance the natural landscape surrounding The Line, including mountains, valleys, and coastal areas. This will provide residents with ample opportunities for outdoor activities, recreation, and a close connection to nature.

Economic Opportunities and Sustainable Tourism

The Line aims to attract investments and businesses from various sectors, including technology, healthcare, tourism, and entertainment. It is expected to create numerous job opportunities and contribute to the economic diversification of Saudi Arabia.


It will also be developed as a major tourist destination, offering unique experiences and attractions. It will showcase Saudi Arabia's rich culture, heritage, and natural beauty, attracting both domestic and international visitors.

The Line project represents a bold and innovative approach to urban development, combining sustainability, technology, and livability. It is expected to be a model for future cities and contribute to the realization of Saudi Vision 2030's goals of economic diversification and improved quality of life for its citizens.


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