RTA launches trial phase of bus on-demand app service
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched MVMANT – a bus on-demand app service. The app, the first of its kind in the GCC region, was unveiled at Gitex on October 12, 2017. The app enables RTA customers to order a bus to take them from home to... Read more
50 Tesla electric vehicles join Dubai Taxi fleet and the environment loves it
A total of 50 Tesla electric vehicles have joined the limousine fleet of Dubai Taxi Corporation and follows their formal induction by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, and Chairman... Read more
New 110kph speed limit comes into force on Sh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road from October 15, 2017
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and the General HQ of Dubai Police have decided to reduce the speed limit on both Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road from 120kph to 110kph across all sectors of the two main highways in Dubai. The lowered speed limit, which... Read more
RTA cracks down public transport offences in Dubai
The Public Transport Agency attached to Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched an inspection campaign to spot negative practices amongst public transport riders in general and public bus commuters in particular. “The field teams deployed by the Public Transport Agency have spotted 61 offences during the said... Read more
Free shuttle buses to cover partial Dubai Metro closure on weekends from July 28 to October 15, 2017
The Public Transport Agency, Dubai RTA, is set to launch a free shuttle bus service to cover the upcoming partial closure of Dubai Metro’s Red Line between Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) and Ibn Battuta metro stations on weekends only (Fridays and Saturdays) over 10 weeks, from July 28 to... Read more
RTA completes 85% of phase 1 of Parallel Roads project
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed 85% of phase 1 of its Parallel Roads project in Dubai and expects to fully open the Dh1 billion project by the end of this year. According to Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of... Read more
Go on and book a Dubai Taxi limousine ride via the Uber app
Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has signed an agreement with Uber, a global provider of passenger transport services, to allow the booking of DTC limousines through the Uber app. DTC offers customers deluxe limousines driven by highly skilled chauffeurs. Dr Yousef Mohammed Al Ali, CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation, signed... Read more
You can now avail of cheaper rates using Careem Kids service from today
Careem, the Dubai-based private ride-hailing app, has reduced the rates for its Careem Kids service to coincide with the new UAE federal regulations involving child car seats. Since 2014, Careem Kids offers parents a pre-installed universal child car seat, suitable for infants up to 30kg and a driver who... Read more
Were you among the 2,891,557 riders who used public transport in Dubai during the Eid Al Fitr holidays?
Let’s crunch the numbers for you here!   Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has just confirmed that the total ridership of public transport means in Dubai during this week’s Eid Al Fitr holidays reached a total of 2,891,557 riders.   The first day of Eid Al Fitr this... Read more
All you need to know about RTA service timings for the Eid Al Fitr holidays this year
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the working hours of all its services for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr holiday period this year and covering its customers’ happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram, marine transit modes, driving institutes and vehicles testing and... Read more