RTA premium plates auction nets 49.7m Image RTA

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

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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

RTA announces free parking metro timings during Eid al adha Dubai Image Twitter RTA

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


Dubai’s RTA unveils new parking signs with fee details and payment options

The latest statistics revealed that over 80 per cent of customers prefer to pay their service fees via mobile phones and smart tablets

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RTA to auction premium car number plates soon: Check dates

The RTA will auction 350 number plates comprised of two-digit plates for vintage cars, and three, four and five-digit plates for private vehicles

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Dubai’s RTA has launched these 3 new metro link bus routes

The RTA has said it will make improvements to the journey times of 48 other routes in addition to the new bus routes

Careem partners RTA in Dubai

Careem, RTA partner to launch ‘School Rides’ in Dubai

The company said its customers can select the ‘School Rides’ car type on its multiservice app to book affordable school rides for their children

Dubai Metro hits new milestone with over two billion riders

The metro has a fleet of 129 modern trains that caters to the mobility needs of the community across the city’s 53 metro stations

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Free public parking in Abu Dhabi for Eid Al Fitr holiday

The transport authority urged drivers to avoid parking in prohibited areas and blocking traffic movement

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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

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Dubai issues law regulating autonomous vehicles

The city aims to deploy 4,000 autonomous vehicles by 2030 and the rollout is expected to alleviate traffic congestion and cut harmful emissions

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Driverless taxis: Testing begins in Jumeirah 1, shares RTA

In February last year, RTA and Cruise joined forces to run the maiden autonomous taxi service in the city

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 premium number plates fetch a total of Dhs38.21m

RTA offered a total of 90 premium number plates for bidding during the 112th Open Auction