151 million boarded RTA buses in 2016

The Public Transport Agency of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai revealed that its public buses had lifted 151.1 million riders last...

Self-driving bus with no back-up driver nears California street

A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday, preparing to move onto a...

RTA marks ‘Month of Reading’ with smart app, audio books for...

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is marking the ‘Month of Reading’ in March, with a number of initiatives and events including smart app...

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...

ArtBus 2017 welcomes design proposals from talented UAE artists

The eleventh edition of ArtBus is welcoming design proposals from talented nationals and UAE-based artists, for this artistic initiative that will run in Dubai...

New colour scheme for metro feeder buses

RTA’s Public Transport Agency has unveiled a new colour scheme for the Dubai Metro Feeder Buses emulating the shape of the metro carriages. The...

Foggy days are far from over for UAE residents

It's another foggy day for UAE residents. According to the National Center of Meteorology & Seismology (NCMS), fog gripped Abu Dhabi, including Khalifa city, and...

Almost two million people use public transport on New Year’s Eve

DUBAI // The number of passengers using public transit on New Year’s Eve in Dubai reached 1,793,691, according to statistics released by the Roads...

Morning fog causes major traffic jams on UAE roads, delays flights

Dubai: Motorists on their way to work on Wednesday morning found themselves driving through poor weather conditions – accompanied by hundreds of fellow commuters...

RTA charts a comprehensive traffic management plan to bring happiness to...

In preparation for celebrations of the New Year (2017), the Roads and Transport Authority has mapped out a comprehensive plan for the traffic movement...

Dh150m bridge to Deira Islands to open on Friday

DUBAI// A Dh150 million bridge to Deira Islands in Dubai will open on ­Friday, the Roads and Transport Authority said. The work was completed in...

October Video: Dubai Metro celebrates 5th anniversary

Dubai Metro celebrates 5th anniversary. The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority look back at the successful launch of the Dubai Metro, celebrate five years of...

Five killed in horror Dubai bus-truck crash

Dubai: Five people were killed and four injured in Dubai when a bus and a truck crashed on Al Rabat street in the Al...

Al Tayer receives new German Consul in Dubai

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has received in his office...

Riders cutting a ticket for inter-city buses between Sharjah-Dubai

The inter-city bus service shuttling between Dubai and Sharjah has reported a rise in the number of commuters by 6.4 per cent during the...

Dubai South to hit road with its first E-bus

In a significant step towards building a low carbon footprint city, Dubai South will bring out its first E-bus by early next year. An agreement...

Multiple accidents cause traffic jams across Dubai

Multiple accidents were reported across Dubai on Tuesday morning, causing traffic congestion and tailbacks on major roads. Popular traffic monitoring page on Twitter, TrafficDXB tweeted...

WATCH: Explosion in bus rocks London

An explosion in a double decker bus in London's Kingston area rocked the capital on Friday. A London bus carrying 350 litres of fuel burst...

Dubai Municipality adds 20 eco-friendly cars to its fleet

Dubai Municipality has added 20 new eco-friendly vehicles to its existing fleet. The Toyota Prius cars are part of its directives to have 10 percent...

Dust and rain to hit UAE over weekend

Dubai: Prepare for a gloomy, dusty, and, possibly, rainy weekend and avoid going to sea. Forecasters warned residents to take precautions this weekend especially since...