Dubai brings out commuter-friendly transport network map

Dubai: A newly designed, commuter-friendly map of the public transport network in Dubai is now available, officials said. The Public Transport Agency of the Roads...

Free Wi-Fi at 50 Dubai bus stops

By Staff A contract has been awarded for the construction of 400 air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned bus shelters in Dubai. The project will be complete by...

Boys hit by school bus remain critical

Instead of heading home to enjoy their summer holidays, the families of two boys hit by a school bus last week were holding vigil at their hospital bedside. Shahroz Khan, a 13-year-old Pakistani, and Aslam Basha, a 10-year-old Indian, yesterday remained in the intensive care unit of Rashid Hospital, where nurses cleaned and dressed wounds on their heads and limbs.

Dubai shuttle bus is only road to Sandance for 17,000 revellers on New Year’s...

“The buses will have an exclusive lane to the venue, it will only take eight to 10 minutes to get there,” said Dima Ayad, vice president of marketing for entertainment, food and beverage at Atlantis. “The buses will operate from 5pm to 9pm, there is no other way to get to Sandance.”

New Abu Dhabi-Dubai highway complete by year-end

A new road connecting Abu Dhabi and Dubai is set to be complete by the end of the year, said officials at the Abu...

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...

Is the current petrol shortage a sign of imminent price hike?

Sharjah Transport Company has received information that fuel prices are set to rise by 33 per cent following three weeks of shortage in Sharjah and Northern Emirates, a UAE daily reported today. A report in ‘Emarat Al Youm’ quotes sources at Sharjah Transport Company as saying any petrol price hike could hit its business, adding that the company has received information that prices could be raised to Dh10 from Dh7.5 per gallon – or 33.33 per cent.

Woman bus conductor stabbed to death outside Dubai school

A female bus conductor of an Indian school in Dubai was stabbed to death in broad daylight just outside the school gate on Thursday morning.

Dubai traffic jams to ease: 3-lane Wafi Bridge opens

By Staff The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened the Improvement of Wafi Interchange project comprising the construction of a three-lane bridge extending...


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Dubai to Abu Dhabi bus gets catering service

The bus ride between Al Ghubaiba and Abu Dhabi just got yummier as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently launched a catering service on board. The catering service on board a public transport bus, believed to be a world’s first, is a contender for Guinness World Record, claim authorities

Mohammed inspects Dubai Water Canal project; 61% complete

By Staff His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inspected the progress...

Repeat offender cabbies in Dubai cautioned

"Dubai Taxi Corporation attaches great importance to providing Dubai taxi drivers with special training and awareness, in accordance with the best international standards, since they are our ambassadors, who are on the front line, interacting with customers," Yousuf Al Ali, acting CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation, said.

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