RTA captures 878 passengers evading bus fares in 2017

RTA's Public Transport Agency confirmed that a number of malpractices amongst public bus riders reduced in January and February of this year compared to...




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...




RTA’s massive online outreach aims to popularise mass transport, e-services

Dr Aysha Al Busmait, director of RTA’s Marketing and Corporate Communication, stated that RTA managed to communicate video clips on the YouTube website to around 300,000 viewers since the launch of its channel on the YouTube in December 2008. RTA’s YouTube library includes more than 160 video clips intended to publicise and broadcast the culture of using mass transit modes of all kinds.

Shuttle bus service from Dubai airport to hotels to start soon

Dubai: Passengers at Dubai International Airport can now avail of comfortable bus rides to and from their hotels as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launches the Sky Bus service from mid-May, Gulf News can reveal.

Female drivers caused less
road accidents

Female drivers caused 10.4 per cent of accidents on Dubai roads in 2010 while male drivers were involved in 1,239 accidents, which represented 89.6 per cent, causing 144 deaths and 1867 serious injuries. This was revealed by Major-General Mohammed Saif Al Zafin, Director of the Dubai Traffic Department, during a press conference.


Six bus routes connect with Dubai Tram stations

Bus routes running along the tramway have been realigned to integrate with the mass transit system and serve commuters better, a senior Roads Transport Authority (RTA) official said.