School transport in Dubai is safe, RTA says

School buses in Dubai adhere to the highest safety standards, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) says. As many as 131,000 pupils in Dubai use school buses daily, served by more than 5,000 buses.




Dubai unveils new app for on-demand bus service

Dubai's transport authority is set to launch trials of a new bus on-demand service which will operate via a smart app. .@RTA_Dubai introduces Bus On-Demand...

Abu Dhabi private schools suspend after-school sports due to lack of compliant buses

A shortage of regulation-compliant school buses in Abu Dhabi has forced at least two private schools to cancel some after-school sports matches. Headmasters from Cranleigh...

Video: RTA tests new, bigger bus in Dubai

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the test run...




Enjoy coffee, free Wi-Fi at RTA bus stops

By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter Dubai: Waiting at Dubai’s bus stops will soon get less boring as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) plans to...

New zones mean higher bus, Metro fares on some routes from Friday

Public Transport commuters will have to pay more for traveling inside Central Business Districts (CBD) from Friday, as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) realign mobility zones in Dubai. With the launch of the Green Line, which runs through the heart of CBD, less than a month away, the expansion of zones from five to seven, metro and bus fares for travelling in the area would be affected.

RTA awards first phase of canal contract

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority has awarded a Dh500 million contract to Turkish Gunal for the construction of the first phase of the road and bridge network of the new Dubai Water Canal (DWC) project.


Driverless cars: How technology is revving up the future of driving

It may sound like something out of a James Bond movie: you sit in the back seat of your car, shout out the name...