Superbus wows Capital with looks, if not speed

There was no vroom vroom when the Superbus, a combination of aerospace and Formula 1 technology, finally hit the roads in the Captial on Monday. The superfast vehicle was at a snail’s pace on Monday as it trudged only up to 40kmph

Service timings during Ramadan

Source: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the timings set for different services during the holy month of Ramadan covering customer service centers,...

Ramadan School Timings: Dubai schools asked to wait for KHDA announcement

By Sneha May Francis Ramadan school timings for Dubai private schools will be announced soon. While some private schools have already issued notices to their parent...

RTA launches new bus route

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will launch a new bus route on February 3 to link International City with Warsan 3 and the service will be operational on Fridays. The public transport routes are one of the key strategic initiatives and key pillars of raising the percentage of trips made by public transport means through enticing various segments of the community to use mass transit systems in their daily travels.

RTA launches promotional campaign to increase number of intercity bus passengers

The Public Transport Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched a marketing and promotional campaign under the theme (Your Seats Make you Win Prizes), which aims at encouraging the various groups and classes of the public on utilizing Dubai bus to transport through the cities of Dubai and other emirates.

Sharjah buses gaining popularity

According to a senior official, Sharjah Transport commuted 15,376 passengers in the first three months of the year. “This is basically due to the steady and punctual bus schedules in all stops and stations,” said Yusuf Hammadi, Manager of Sharjah Transport Office in the Eastern and Central regions.

Three new bus routes launched in Dubai

Bus Route 15, serving the Al Quoz area, was introduced earlier this month, as well as two feeder bus routes serving Oud Metha area (F18) and Discovery Gardens (F42), starting from December 1, 2013.

Performance of public buses shows significant improvement

The public buses run by the Public Transport Agency, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), are playing a crucial role in complementing Dubai Emirate's mass transit systems, comprising the Metro & water transport means, in terms of offering on-time service and accurate headway (service frequency) as well as other key features such as safety & comfort and fitting buses with on-board sophisticated technologies like the advanced air-conditioning system and display monitors among other features.

Transport authority will regulate use of quad bikes

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will be the regulator for licensing quad bikes in Dubai, according to a resolution issued Tuesday.


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No sweat! RTA launches taxi booking service for Metro users

Metro commuters now have the luxury of a taxi waiting for them before they step out of stations as the Roads and Transport Authority's (RTA) new taxi booking system is live. Under the system passengers can book a taxi via SMS, which will then be confirmed by a reply. The system works through a unique code assigned to every station on the Red and Green lines, which determines where a taxi is required.

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Crash on Sheikh Zayed Road kills one and injures three

One man was killed and three others injured after a bus slammed into a stationary vehicle on the shoulder of Sheikh Zayed Road yesterday. A third vehicle was pinned by the bus in the crash, which occurred at about 5.30pm on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai carriageway, said Lieutenant Imran Abdullah from Dubai Traffic Police.

RTA needs your suggestions for new bus routes in Dubai

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Dubai Refreshments Company cools public bus passengers for the 4th consecutive...

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