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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...

70m riders used Dubai public buses in first half of 2016

RTA’s Public Transport Agency confirmed that public buses had lifted 70,732,502 riders, compared with 66,703,583 riders lifted during the same period in 2015. The...

The original Routemaster lives on – in Dubai

Brought to Dubai in 2004 by British expat Emma Dubois, the bus is now being used for parties, events and corporate advertising in the UAE. But, while Dubois cut off the roof to allow al fresco parties on the top deck, maintaining such an old piece of machinery in the extremes of the Dubai climate hasn’t been without its challenges.

Accessible Environment for Persons with Disability Project tests samples of urban structures to identify...

The joint team overseeing the Accessible Environment for Persons with Disability Project has successfully completed Phase I of the project. This Project is undertaken in...

UAE's first green parking opens at The Dubai Mall

EPIC, in collaboration with Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (DEPE), today launched the UAE’s first green parking, fully equipped with charging stations for environment-friendly electric cars.

RTA workers took bribes to fake vehicle tests, court hears

Two data entry officers at the Roads and Transport Authority this morning denied taking bribes in exchange for forging official documents showing vehicles had passed testing. The two Iranians, a female defendant AB, 32, and SQ, 31, denied before the Dubai Criminal Court of First Instance taking nearly Dh13,500 to falsify the vehicles' test results.

Route maps in 3D at Dubai bus stations

Source:  www.khaleejtimes.com The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is developing a new plan where transport information will be on 3D display at various facilities and...

Warning against swimming at night in Dubai

Dubai: Dubai Municipality has warned beachgoers against swimming after sunset. The civic body’s warning comes as part of a social media awareness campaign that...

New Dubai road works: Chaos set to end

New Dubai residents' frustrations over the seemingly endless construction work cutting through their posh communities are set to end by September, a senior Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) official said.
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16% of Dubai residents will use public transport by the end...

Dubai: The share of Dubai’s mass transit systems as a means of mobility is on track to hit 16 per cent this year as...

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Traffic & Roads Agency holds open house with parking attendants

In a clear testimony of the active communication with all employees in different job grades, engineer Maitha Mohammed bin Udai, CEO of Traffic & Roads Agency, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), held a frank & friendly meeting with the parking attendants.

Bus catches fire at Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai

A 14-seater bus was gutted by fire at Jumeirah Beach Residence today. A Dubai Civil Defence team were able to extinguish the fire shortly after. It is not clear if there were any passengers on board the bus, but no injuries were reported.

RTA briefs Malaysian delegation on Booking & Dispatch, Bus Operation Control...

Source:  www.rta.ae A Malaysian delegation has recently paid a visit to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to review the processes of the Booking and...

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