Traffic management plan revealed for New Year celebrations in Dubai
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (The Traffic Movement Management and Operational Plans Handling during Official & Annual Events Team) in coordination with Dubai Events Security Committee and Emaar, has finalised a plan for managing traffic for the New Year celebrations in Dubai on December 31, 2017, especially in Burj... Read more
Marine vessels’ crash drill tests emergency response in Dubai
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with the General HQ of Dubai Police, conducted a mock drill simulating a collision between a Dubai Ferry vessel and a boat. The mock drill, that started at Dubai Water Canal station in Jumeirah and continued to Rashid Port, also simulated... Read more
RTA and DMCC sign agreement on visitors’ car parks in JLT
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and DMCC, the world’s leading free zone for trade and enterprise and master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) district in Dubai, have signed an agreement on managing and operating visitors’ car parks in the JLT area with the aim of streamlining parking in the... Read more
Public Transport Day to be held across Dubai on November 1
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will launch tomorrow (Wednesday, November 1, 2017) the 8th edition of its Public Transport Day initiative that also coincides with the RTA’s 12th anniversary. Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said: “The Public... Read more
Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram service timings revised from November 1, 2017
The Rail Agency of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced revised Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram service timings with effect from November 1, 2017, coinciding with the emirate’s annual Public Transport Day. According to an RTA official, the improved timings aim to better cater to the needs... Read more
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