New traffic diversions in Ibn Battuta area to allow for work on Dubai Metro Route 2020 project
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched several traffic diversion changes in key streets linked to the Dubai Metro’s Route 2020 project and to allow for work on the project to continue unhindered. Route 2020 will connect the Dubai Metro network to the Expo 2020 site. The expansion... Read more
New traffic diversions introduced on Jebel Ali-Lehbab Road for Route 2020 project work
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has introduced new traffic diversions on Jebel Ali-Lehbab Road to facilitate construction work of the Dubai Metro Route 2020 project. Adel Al Marzouqi, Director of the Right-of-Way at RTA’s Traffic and Roads Agency, said: “The traffic diversions will remain in place until the... Read more
Traffic diversion on Ibn Battuta Street for Route 2020 works
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will is introducing a traffic diversion on a sector of Ibn Battuta Street to carry out works related to the Route 2020 project. Eng Maitha bin Adai, CEO of the RTA’s Traffic & Roads Agency, said: “One lane of Ibn Battuta Street will... Read more
7% of Route 2020 project is complete according to RTA
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has inspected the work progress of the Route 2020 project involving the extension of Dubai Metro’s Red Line by 15km from Nakheel Harbour & Tower metro station to the Expo... Read more
Dubai Metro and Tram projects impress Taiwanese delegation
A visiting Taiwanese delegation has reviewed Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) experience in designing and constructing the Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram projects. Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, recently received the Taiwanese delegation headed by Chen Chu, Mayor... Read more
Dubai Metro cleaner wins new BMW saloon car
What would you do if you do not possess a UAE driver’s licence and you find yourself being declared the sole winner of a brand new BMW saloon car? Well, if you are Arun Adhikari, than you thank your lucky stars and more! Arun Adhikari, a 21-year-old father of... Read more
Dubai Metro timing extended by an hour for Gitex Shopper 2017
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will extend the service hours (by an additional hour) of Dubai Metro on Wednesday (March 29) and on Saturday (April 1) to serve the anticipated massive numbers of metro commuters visiting Gitex Shopper 2017. The popular consumer electronics exhibition runs from March 29... Read more
RTA inspects concrete moulds in South Korea for Route 2020 tunnels
Dubai’s Rail Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has inspected the work as well as compliance with technical specifications in manufacturing the moulds for casting the concrete slabs for tunnels of the Route 2020 project. A technical delegation from the Rail Agency has visited South Korea to inspect the... Read more
Bluewaters to be connected to Dubai Metro via automated vehicles
Dutch technology firm 2getthere, a world-leading developer of sustainable mobility solutions, has been awarded a contract to deliver a new automated vehicle system in Dubai that will link the emirate’s new waterfront lifestyle destination Bluewaters with the city’s metro stations. The innovative new transport system will have a capacity... Read more
Flash mob to sizzle at Danube metro station on March 21, 2017
A flash mob is set to enthrall metro commuters on March 21, 2017 at the East entrance of Danube metro station on the Red Line. Featuring young performers from Mad About Dance (MAD) Institute, the flash mob performance between 5.30 and 6pm is aimed at giving tired metro commuters... Read more