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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

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Dubai’s RTA endorses five-year sustainability plan

The plan includes 20 projects across categories such as environmental leadership, community leadership and economic prosperity


Dubai: No more paid parking exemption on Fridays

The latest directive means that the parking fee exemptions previously available on Fridays will now be available on Sundays

Dubai to tighten licencing measures for delivery bike riders

The number of accidents involving motorbikes increased by 25 per cent from 300 in 2020 to 400 in 2021

Careem Bike

RTA and Careem launch Phase II of bike rental service in Dubai

There have been 950 pedal-assisted e-bikes added to the pool, taking the total number of these bikes available in the emirate up to 1,750

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Dubai: 461 million riders used mass transit means, shared transport and taxis in 2021

Last year, the daily average number of riders using mass transit means and taxis reached 1.3 million, compared to approximately 948,000 in 2020


Dubai to begin trials of driverless taxis this year

The RTA plans to gradually increase the number of autonomous vehicles to 4,000 by 2030

Dubai E-scooters

RTA to operates e-scooters in 10 Dubai districts from Q1 2022

The RTA plans to expand the use of e-scooters to several other districts in the city

Dubai’s RTA completes 50% construction of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Roads Corridor

The project, which extends 8km along Ras Al Khor Road, runs from the intersection of the Dubai-Al Ain Road to the junction of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road

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RTA launches trial of two electric buses in Dubai

Each bus has a range of 200km when fully charged

Al Barsha 3

Dubai’s RTA awards contract for construction of internal roads at Al Barsha 3

The project involves the construction of internal roads spanning 6.4km and is situated at the Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens

Expo 2020: Dubai’s RTA completes 15 infrastructure and road projects valued at Dhs15bn

Dubai Metro, public buses and taxis will offer connectivity to the Expo site

Expo Rider buses

Free Expo 2020 bus shuttle services from nine locations in Dubai

The RTA had allocated 57 buses for Expo visitors from nine locations in Dubai, operating 455 to 476 trips per day

Oud Metha Bus Station Dubai

Video: RTA opens state-of-the-art bus station in Dubai’s Oud Metha

The average number of riders using the station per day is expected to reach 10,000

Dubai’s RTA undertakes integrated transport project around Expo 2020 bus stations

The project will add 45km to the emirate’s cycling tracks network

Dubai Roads

RTA awards contracts for constructing 34.4km internal roads in Dubai

The internal roads will be constructed at three residential communities – Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2 and Al Barsha South 3

Dubai Metro’s Expo 2020 station to open on June 1

The service to Expo 2020 station will be available only to those entitled to access the Expo site until its official public opening on October 1

Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project

Video: New Dubai-Sharjah road cuts travel time between the two emirates

The Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project cuts travel time between the Emirates Road and the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road from 25 minutes to 9 minutes

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Notifications of parking violations in Dubai to be digital-only from March 28

Those found erring will receive a notification of their fines via an email and SMS

Dubai Metro Public Transport

There were 346m users of public transport in Dubai in 2020

On average, approximately 947,000 riders used public transport every day in 2020

Dubai Metro

RTA to rename five Dubai Metro stations

The stations which will be renamed include Al Fahidi Metro Station, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Noor Bank, Damac and Nakheel

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dhs590m Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Centre

The centre will use artificial intelligence, big data, internet of things and advanced communication systems to monitor and manage road networks

Dubai Metro

Video: Dubai Metro receives 50 new trains

The new metro trains have an 8 per cent increased capacity and can now carry 696 riders

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Dubai’s RTA to launch second phase of Bus On-Demand service this month

The second phase of the service will cover areas including International City, The Greens and Dubai Silicon Oasis