Saturday, July 31, 2021

Dubai to have 30km of dedicated bus lanes next year

In a massive expansion of the dedicated bus and taxi lanes network in Dubai, 30km of bus and taxi lanes will be added to some of the busiest areas in the city next year, Gulf News has learnt.

RTA to reopen left and u-turns along Dubai Tram route

By Staff The Roads and Transport Authority has announced it will reopen the left and u-turns at the intersection of Al Sayora and Al...

Nissan GTR, Patrol join Dubai Police fleet

By Mariam M. Al Serkal, Senior Web Reporter Dubai: Police have added two new luxury vehicles to join its supercars patrol fleet.   Dubai Police has...

Jebel Ali Bus Depot to open in July

Construction works at the Jebel Ali Bus Depot have been completed and the station, which serves 17 bus routes covering the entire neighbourhood, is set to start operation on July 1, announced Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

Dubai widens bus network with new routes and stops

Five new bus routes will begin operation on Friday to meet rising demand for public transport in Dubai. Four existing routes have also had stops added to conclude at new bus stations, the Roads and Transport Agency (RTA) said yesterday.

RTA deploys 5 modern abras in Dubai Creek

Source: DUBAI: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has launched the operation of five modern abra ferry-boats featuring a heritage-inspired design emulating the shape...

RTA gets certification for assets management

The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) became the first Middle Eastern entity to obtain the internationally acclaimed Assets Management Certification of Conformity to the Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 55 assessment awarded by the British SGS Group.

Dubai Tram signs safety agreements

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed two cooperation agreements with the Directorate General of Civil Defence, and the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services regarding the development of areas served by the Dubai Tram through providing diverse ambulance and firefighting services and coping with accidents nearby the tramway and other areas in Dubai Emirate.

Full gradual electronic transition of 4 drivers licensing services

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has confirmed the full gradual electronic transition of four drivers licensing services and has ceased offering them through...


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Taxi driver jailed for raping passenger

A taxi driver was sentenced to five-year imprisonment on Tuesday for raping a British woman passenger in his cab after giving her a ride to her villa in the Springs. The 48-year-old Pakistani driver earlier denied the charge in the court.

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65% of Wafi Interchange completed, opening April 2016: Al Tayer

Source: HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), announced that 65 per...

RTA to pep up, prod drivers with text messages

Safety is a top priority for the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on its buses and good driving habits are promoted by the authority. In a new initiative to keep the morale of drivers up and encourage them to drive safely, it will send two SMSes in their mother tongues every hour.

Great fog escape: Dubai traffic survives zero-visibility conditions with no major...

In previous foggy conditions, several accidents have occurred most of them serious with critical injuries. However, till noon, amazingly and thankfully, only one accident was reported to the Traffic Department of Dubai Police. The accident took place in Dubai Investment Park at 8am.

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