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
Dubai readies plan to regulate traffic movement for Eid
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it will launch a comprehensive plan for traffic movement and mass transit services for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr celebrations that are expected to begin from Sunday, June 25, 2017 and last for a few days thereafter. Eng Maitha Bin... Read more
RTA flies into action with Volocopter to launch Autonomous Air Taxis in Dubai
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Germany-based Volocopter – a specialist in the manufacture of Autonomous Air Vehicles (AAV) – to launch the first AAV capable of carrying two passengers. The RTA has also extended the test run period of its first ever manned... Read more
Al Tayer approves RTA’s Self-driving Transport Strategy for Dubai
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has approved the RTA’s Self-driving Transport Strategy as part of Dubai’s Smart Transport Strategy launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the... Read more
RTA holds diverse Ramadan activities for public bus drivers in Dubai
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is hosting daily Ramadan events for public bus and intercity bus drivers at its main bus depot in Al Awir for the third year in a row. The initiative is part of the RTA’s activities during the Holy Month of Ramadan and as... Read more
RTA releases updated Salama app with AR games feature
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched an updated version of its popular Salama magazine app that includes a new Augmented Reality (AR) games feature that is especially aimed at instilling a greater sense of traffic awareness in children in Dubai in particular and across the UAE in... Read more
DTC adds hybrid eco-friendly Lexus cars to its limousine fleet
Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has inducted hybrid eco-friendly cars into its luxury limousine taxi fleet with the addition of Lexus ES300H vehicles as part of a masterplan to reduce carbon emissions in Dubai by 2%, as called for by the Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai. The induction of... Read more
RTA Foundation set up to foster community and charity activities
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has approved the establishment of the RTA Foundation. The concept is inspired by the initiative of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, designating 2017 as... Read more
Traffic diversions on internal roads of DIP and Discovery Gardens from June
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) will introduce new traffic diversions on a few internal roads of Dubai Investment Park (DIP) and Discovery Gardens as part of construction works of the Route 2020 project of Dubai Metro. Eng Maitha bin Adai, CEO of the RTA’s Traffic & Roads Agency,... 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