Bus occupancy increases by 8.5%

Dubai: Public bus occupancy in Dubai in the first four months of this year has gone up to 42.6 per cent compared with 39.3 per cent in the same period last year, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced.

Dubai’s new air conditioned city to woo the wealthy elite

Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai will soon play host to the world’s largest shopping mall – the gargantuan Mall of the World. Comprised of 48 million square feet of over-the-top retail, residential, and even medical services, the covered pedestrian city is expected to attract some 180 million visitors a year. I shudder at the thought.

Dubai Police meet bus accident survivors

Thirteen people – nine from India and four from Bangladesh – were killed when a bus carrying 28 passengers crashed into the back of a stationary lorry. The bus was transporting labourers from their camp in Umm Al Quwain to Jebel Ali.

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai

Since Dubai is one of the fastest growing cities in today’s world, making the provision of high quality infrastructure facilities absolutely imperative, and since providing an advanced transport network for the people of Dubai

Dubai Tram signs safety agreements

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed two cooperation agreements with the Directorate General of Civil Defence, and the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services regarding the development of areas served by the Dubai Tram through providing diverse ambulance and firefighting services and coping with accidents nearby the tramway and other areas in Dubai Emirate.

London’s iconic red double-decker bus on display at Abu Dhabi

The bus has been nicknamed “Boris Bus” after Mayor of London Boris Johnson. Johnson commissioned Wrightbus International, the UK-based bus manufacturer, in 2009 to build a cleaner and more efficient 21st century version of the Routemaster – London’s iconic red double-decker bus.

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