Dubai RTA and Careem school rides service sees great demand Image Dubai Media Office

Dubai: School Rides service by Careem, RTA sees rising demand

The cost of the trip is 34.5 per cent less than the cost of the regular limousine services offered by Careem

Dubai’s RTA has started installing solar energy panels

RTA powers up Dubai metro, tram depots with solar

The authority expects to achieve a total saving of carbon dioxide emissions amounting to 3.962 tonnes annually because of the project

RTA sets up detailed plan to help movement of visitors and delegates travel to Expo City during COP28 Image WAM RTA

Getting to COP28: RTA unveils detailed transit plan

RTA has introduced exclusive special edition nol cards for COP28 delegates

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


RTA, Samsung ink agreement to activate Nol cards for Dubai Metro

The agreement comes in light of RTA’s continued push to partner with international technology firms to digitalise a range of its services

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RTA resumes Global Village bus routes, electric Abra service

The services will resume on Wednesday, October 18, coinciding with the commencement of the village’s activities

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Hessa Street capacity to double; RTA awards Dhs689m contract for major revamp

The project will double the lanes on Hessa Street from two to four in each direction and boost its capacity to accommodate 8,000 vehicles per hour

RTA automates issuance of supplementary information

RTA automates issuance of supplementary information sign permits

The digital system enables customers to apply for and obtain permits via the authority’s website

RTA cycling tracks in Al Khawaneej and Mushrif 90% complete Image Dubai Media Office RTA

Dubai: Construction on these key cycling tracks 90% complete, says RTA

The project, part of RTA’s master plan for jogging and cycling tracks, aims to increase the length of cycling tracks in Dubai to 819 kilometres by 2026

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Dubai Metro achieves new milestone; here’s how its fleet is maintained

Among other highlights, Dubai Metro has achieved a punctuality rate of 99.7 per cent

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UAE driving licence: Check eligibility for RTA’s ‘golden chance’ test

This initiative allows expatriates to take a road test without the need for driving lessons

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RTA’s open auction for premium number plates nets Dhs49.7m; see plates that fetched the most

The recent auction’s proceeds reflected an increase of 30 per cent compared to the first open auction that took place this year which raised Dhs38.21m

RTA Dubai scores highly on TomTom's 2022 traffic index

Dubai outperforms key global cities in ease of traffic flow: report

The TomTom 2022 report showed Dubai beat cities such as Sydney, Berlin and Rome in terms of the average time needed to travel a distance of 10km in the CBD


Dubai’s taxi sector posts 10% growth rate in trips for H1 2023: RTA

The emirate saw an increase in e-hailing of taxis, smart car rentals, and Hala Taxi services which drove the growth of the sector

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Dubai’s RTA selects banks for taxi and parking IPOs

The government reportedly plans to sell shares in the taxi business as soon as this year, while the parking unit’s listing is slated to follow next year

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Dubai: 337 million commuters used public transport in H1, reports RTA

Dubai Metro ridership on both the Red and Green Lines hit 123.4 million riders, with Burjuman and Union stations accounting for the majority of riders

Dubai Ferry to resume services to Sharjah Image RTA Twitter

Dubai Ferry to resume services to Sharjah

The marine transport service will run eight trips a day from Monday-Thursday, and six trips from Friday-Sunday

Sheikh Hamdan amends resolution related to railways in Dubai Image Dubai Media Office Twitter

Sheikh Hamdan amends regulations governing railways in Dubai

The new resolution details RTA’s functions including the planning, design and development of the public railway network in the emirate

RTA to launch V coded number plates Image RTA

Dubai’s RTA to offer ‘V ‘coded number plates

These plates will be offered through direct sale on RTA’s website and the Dubai Drive app on smartphones  of various operating systems

Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor Improvement Project _ Image courtesy RTA

RTA completes Dubai-Al Ain Road improvement project, four bridges built

The second and final phase included the construction of a two-lane bridge stretching 988 metres with a free left turn for traffic incoming from Nadd Al Hamar Road in the direction of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road

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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

RTA announces expected traffic delays on key roads from July 9-23 in Bur Dubai image RTA twitter

Dubai: Traffic delays expected on this key road for two weeks

The delay can be expected until 5am on Sunday, July 23

RTA adds nex exit at AL Seba Street at Dubai marina Image RTA

Dubai Marina: RTA adds extra exit to ease traffic flow at Al Seba Street

With the new exit, the total capacity of exit lanes from Dubai Marina via Al Seba Street will rise from 900 to 2,400 vehicles per hour, marking a sharp increase of over 266 per cent

RTA transports over 6 million riders across Dubai during Eid Al Adha Image courtesy RTA twitter

RTA transports over 6 million commuters across Dubai during Eid Al Adha

The number of metro riders on both the Red and Green Lines during the holiday reached 2.388 million riders

Dubai RTA awarded contract for Garn Al Sabkha Street Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road Intersection Improvement Project Image RTA

Dubai: Dhs374m road project to enable smooth traffic flow, support population growth

The scope of the project covers the construction of four bridges, spanning 3,000 metres capable of carrying 17,600 vehicles per hour

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Eid Al Adha 2023: Dubai announces free parking; changes to metro, bus timings for holidays

All public parking – except at multi-level parking terminals – will be free from Tuesday, June 27 to Friday, June 30


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 Taxi deploys 600 motorbikes to provide delivery services for private sector

Dubai Taxi has deployed the fleet to provide delivery services for commercial enterprises in the private sector.

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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

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RTA, Al Futtaim Automotive to deploy 360 hybrid, electric vehicles

The agreement includes the deployment of 250 electric vehicles, and 100 hybrid vehicles, in line with the UAE’s net zero by 2050 objective