Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) has today invited contractors to submit tenders for the third phase of expansion of the Dubai International Airport.
An electric powered limo super-bus is being developed for use on the journey between Dubai and Abu Dhabi reducing the 124km trip to a mere 30 minute commute. The limo bus offers comfortable and luxurious transport for up to 23 passengers.
H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the portal of internal communication system (Intranet) at (http://intranet.rta.ae); which is a new tool for internal communication and cooperation between RTA employees. The gateway enables sharing and exchanging of documents pertinent to the activities of all RTA employees.
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One of the busiest roads in Sharjah will be closed for almost three months from today as work to upgrade the emirate's motorway network begin. The Dh17.5 million project to extend Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saqr Al Qasimi Road, one of the main roads in the emirate, will take around 75 days, officials from the Sharjah Department of Public Works (DPW) announced.
Bus commuters can now access a dedicated website that can help them plan the journey, explore different routes, buy the tickets as well as share their experience. The fully loaded interactive portal was launched recently and takes commuters on a virtual ride through the bus system in Dubai.
The second phase of introducing dedicated bus and taxi lanes in Dubai will take place in the second half of this year, transport chief Mattar Al Tayer said on Monday. The chairman and executive director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said phase two will see 1km of Naif Road and 1km of Al Ittihad Road being changed to help the flow of public transport.
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.
CAR owners still find it hard to switch to public transport, posing a stiff challenge to the authorities who are dedicated to channeling the public to these modes of transport in Sharjah and Dubai. “I am not familiar about bus routes, stops and timings,” said Norah S. who lives and works in Sharjah.
The bus driver said he was unaware his bus was in gear when he started it, and it moved forward immediately, which left him no time to brake and caused him to hit the two children who were standing in front of the bus, Arabic daily Emarat Al Youm reported.
"As for buses, Maitha said: Additional routes will be introduced to lift passengers as part of the Traffic Movement Management Plan at key sites. We will operate 23 routes to feed the metro stations to bring up the total number of buses deployed during the events to 108 buses expected to serve 20,652 passengers during this period.
The 59th UITP Congress concluded on Thursday in Dubai with the call to the world to double the market share of public transport or face the negative consequences of environment, health and finance. As much as $30 trillion worth of investment has been sought by UITP officials in their attempt to convert the dream of doubling the public transport into a reality in the next 15 years.