RTA marks ‘Learning Week’ with events replicating government drive
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched its ‘Learning Week’ featuring events that replicated government policies in a unique manner. Scores of the RTA’s employees took part in the weeklong initiative which focused on innovation, happiness, positive energy, reading and the smart city. During the events, Mattar Al Tayer,... Read more
Public buses in Dubai getting to be more punctual
If you are a public bus user in Dubai then you will be pleased to note that the compliance of public buses with approved timetables soared from 69% in 2015 to 74% in 2016, while bus actual compliance with scheduled journeys touched 98% in 2015 and 2016, according to... Read more
6,310 employees from 49 nationalities work for the RTA
As of December 2016, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) had a total workforce of 6,310, hailing from diverse backgrounds and from 49 nationalities. According to Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, the 6,310 personnel comprise 3,393 administrative and technical staff... 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
RTA delegation pays homage at UAE martyrs’ Wahat Al Karama
A delegation from Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) headed by Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), visited the UAE martyrs’ memorial Wahat Al Karama (Oasis of Dignity) in Abu Dhabi. The RTA delegation toured... Read more
Speed limit on Mohammed bin Zayed Rd and Emirates Rd may be reduced
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Police have met to discuss the needs of Dubai Police in the Enterprise Command & Control Centre (EC3) and the extension of Dubai Metro’s Red Line to the Expo 2020 project site (Route 2020). Topics discussed also included safety issues of... Read more
Registration opens for Hamdan Bin Mohammed Award
Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hamdan Bin Mohammad Award for Innovation in Project Management, has announced the opening of registration for the inaugural edition of the Hamdan... Read more
RTA signs deal to buy 200 hybrid electric vehicles from Tesla
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Tesla, a world-leading manufacturer of autonomous electric vehicles, for the purchase of 200 hybrid electric vehicles equipped with autonomous driving technologies and which will join the limousine fleet of Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC). Mattar Al Tayer, Director General... Read more
RTA examining use of hyperloop technology in Dubai
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) RTA has begun implementing the Dubai Smart Driverless Mobility Strategy launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive... Read more