RTA public bus fare is more cost effective than Europe

Over the past year, the growth rate in using the public bus service has increased by more than 7% and achieved over 110 million passengers till November 2013, while the total passengers for 2013 are expected to exceed 120 million.

RTA awards 100m dirham contract to develop Jumeirah Corniche

The Board of Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), chaired by H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA, has recently endorsed the awarding of the Jumeirah Corniche Development Contract costing about 100 million dirham.

RTA launches 2 bus routes; one to feed metro stations, a third line modified

Two bus routes have been launched, while a third has been rerouted to link metro stations from March 1 to meet rising demand by commuters, the Roads and Transport Agency (RTA) said on Friday.

New Dubai bus service to connect International City, Motor City

In less than a week, two new feeder buses will be launched to serve some of Dubai’s popular new communities. Motor City, Sport City, International City, Mirdif and Muhaisnah are some of the areas that will benefit from the new service.

Dubai Airport to operate only family-size taxis

Dubai transport authorities have announced plans to deploy only the seven-seater family-size taxis at the emirate’s airports. The move comes under the overall endeavours to raise customer satisfaction rating and responding to customer needs and aspirations, said a top official at Dubai Taxi Corporation.

Tram will connect new Dubai residents socially

Residents living around communities to be covered by the 10.6 km tram line say they will use it mostly on weekends. The tram will begin operations in November 14. Testing for the first phase began last Sunday.

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