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
Timings for all RTA services for New Hijri Year holiday on September 21, 2017
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced changes to the business hours of all its services in Dubai during the New Hijri Year holiday on Thursday, September 21, 2017 which is also a paid public holiday for both the public and private sectors in the UAE. RTA service... 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
Dubai’s new smart taxi meters can detect if you have boarded or not
Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has begun installing smart meters in taxis in Dubai at a cost of Dh68.8 million. All 10,550 taxis in the emirate will be fitted with the new meters by the end of June 2018. The meters are also equipped with optical sensors to... 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
Dubai Metro to get 50 new trains from French manufacturer
Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has visited Lyon in France together with a RTA delegation to check on the manufacture of 50 new trains for the Dubai Metro project. The trains will be supplied to... Read more
You can now use your Nol card to pay for stuff at 1,000 retail outlets across Dubai
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a new Nol cards’ payment service that can be availed of at more than 1,000 retail outlets across Dubai to pay for groceries, snacks and drinks. The Nol cards’ payment service has been launched in partnership with Mercury Payments Services (Network... Read more