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RTA makes modifications to routes and schedules

Dubai’s RTA makes changes to bus routes and schedules

The changes are aimed at expanding and integrating the public bus network with other public transport modes such as the metro and marine transport

Dubai announces new speed limit on Al Ittihad Road

Dubai: Speed limit on Al Ittihad Road starts from November 20

The decision is based on a recent study that reviewed the number of entrances/exits, proximity of intersections and recurrence of traffic accidents

RTA instant passenger driver permit

Dubai’s RTA introduces instant passenger transport driver permit initiative

This initiative is part of RTA’s broader digital transformation strategy for permits for commercial activities

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Dubai: RTA announces free digital parking permits for senior Emiratis, people of determination

The smart parking permit enables users to add five vehicles

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Dubai Taxi Corporation launches digital transformation strategic plan 2022-2025

The strategy seeks to accomplish a host of strategic goals highlighted by digital mobility, excellent operation, financial sustainability, people’s happiness and shaping the future

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Dubai’s RTA updates nol Pay app with 4 new features

The official payment platform seeks to improve the transportation experience in Dubai for residents, visitors and tourists

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Dubai: RTA digital channels bring in Dhs3.5bn in 2022

In 2022, RTA recorded 814 million digital transactions up from 676 million in 2021


Go electric: Dubai’s RTA unveils new initiative for e-scooter stations

The stations are designed to provide a range of flexible transportation options, including bikes, mountain bikes and e-scooters

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Dubai’s Salik warns investors against ‘high-return’ scams on social media

The toll operator has advised the public to exercise caution and vigilance when being targeted by such offers


RTA signs three agreements to drive sustainable mobility in public buses

RTA inked the agreements as part of ongoing search for innovative transport solutions through enhanced collaboration with the private sector

RTA reveals net zero operations plan image RTA

Here’s how Dubai’s RTA will transition to zero-emission operations by 2050

The strategy will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 10 million tonnes and contribute to financial savings worth Dhs3.3bn in comparison to current operations

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Dubai announces free parking during Eid Al Fitr 2023

The Roads and Transport Authority has also announced the hours of operation of its services and revised timings for public transport operations

Dubai RTA opens two bridges, one tunnel

Dubai’s RTA opens two bridges, one tunnel under $1.4bn traffic plan

The project is aimed at easing traffic flow between Al Khaleej Street, Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road and Al Ghubaiba Road

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Dubai’s RTA introduces Comprehensive Digital Experience Lab

The RTA lab will improve both the quality and design of services from a customer’s perspective and also support its employees

Dubai pilots autonomous food delivery robots

Dubai trials food delivery robots

Three robots will serve the residents of Cedre Villas, a gated community in Dubai Silicon Oasis

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Dubai’s RTA receives ICXS certificate for Dubai Metro and Tram

The ICXS is the only standard in the world that focuses on optimising the entire passenger journey while considering individual interaction and interface points essential for a multi-system

RTA announces opening of Phase- I of Sheikh Rashid-bin Saeed Corridor Project

Phase I of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor Project opens

Upon the completion of the two phases, the capacity of Ras Al Khor Road will jump to 10,000 vehicles per hour

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Dubai’s RTA to push total length of cycling tracks to 819km by 2026

The Roads and Transport Authority has awarded a contract for the construction of cycling tracks at Al Khawaneej and Mushrif

Dubai to operate 12,000 taxis, 60 buses, over 1,300 metro trips to facilitate mobility during World Cup

Dubai to operate 12,000 taxis, 60 buses, over 1,300 metro trips to facilitate mobility during World Cup

The transit modes will help transport fans across Dubai as well as those travelling to Qatar to attend the tournament

RTA completes 55 per cent of construction at Falcon Interchange/ pic: Dubai Media Office

Dubai’s RTA completes 55% of construction on Falcon Interchange project

Al Shindagha Corridor Project is one of the biggest projects currently undertaken by RTA, and has been split into seven phases

304.6 million riders used public transport means in H1 2022- RTA

Number of people using public transport rises to 304.6m in H1 2022: RTA

According to the RTA, Dubai Metro ridership on both the Red and Green Lines reached 109.1 million riders in the first half of 2022

RTA and Cruise to operate two Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles

RTA and Cruise to operate two Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles

Dubai is set to become the first city outside the US to operate Cruise’s driverless vehicles by 2030

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Dubai’s RTA signs agreement to trial eco-friendly electric bus

The trial run will test innovative technologies to enhance the customer service experience and enable the bus to operate as a smart asset

RTA approves strategic plan 2023-2030 aligned with Dubai Urban Plan 2040

Dubai’s RTA finalises data investment master plan, aims to sell data to boost revenues

The project includes creating an operational model to maximise return on investment from the use of RTA’s data while protecting the confidentiality of data


Dubai’s RTA digital platforms revenue hit Dhs3.5bn in 2021

The number of registered users on the digital service platforms exceeded two million, with almost one million of them being active users

Roxo by FedEX debuts in Dubai

FedEx SameDay Bot, Roxo, debuts in Dubai

The bot trials are being conducted at DSO under an agreement signed previously by FedEx, DIEZ and RTA, in line with Dubai’s self-driving strategy


Dubai’s RTA resumes 4 intercity bus services, launches new intra-city route

The F38 service which will begin operation on May 19 will connect Jumeirah Golf Estates Metro Station to Dubai Sports City

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Dubai’s RTA to build bus and taxi lanes stretching 37 km over five years

These lanes cover eight main streets

E-Scooter permits

RTA to open online applications for e-scooter permits in Dubai

The applicant should not be under the age of 16 and will need to undergo a training course on the RTA’s website

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RTA rebrands Umm Al Sheif metro station in Dubai

It has granted Equiti Group naming rights of the station for the next 10 years