Thursday, May 6, 2021

Double-check your NOL swipe as you check-in on Dubai buses

Divya, an Indian resident of Dubai was not aware of any wrongdoing, when she used her NOL card to pay for her bus trip. She even swiped her card twice; as she had not heard the confirming 'beep' that she was expecting to hear when she tried to check in the first time.

mParking problems solved

Various technical issues that have been bogging down the Roads and Transport Authority’s mParking system off late have been sorted out, a senior official told Khaleej Times. The RTA, however, says that with the recent overhauling of the system all problems should be history.

Dubai Taxi opens Clearing Office to serve employees

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened Transactions Clearing Office for processing employees' transactions at its Head Office (1st floor, Drivers Services Center) as part of DTC's endeavours to provide new services to employees at nominal fees in a bid to raise their satisfaction rating.

Accident plays spoilsport

Aslam Basha and Sharoz Khan were sprightly boys who loved sports. Sharoz was keen on football. Tragically they now lie on hospital beds battling multiple injuries after being knocked down by a school bus on Tuesday evening.

New Dubai bus service to connect International City, Motor City

In less than a week, two new feeder buses will be launched to serve some of Dubai’s popular new communities. Motor City, Sport City, International City, Mirdif and Muhaisnah are some of the areas that will benefit from the new service.

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.

RTA launches self-service devices for public bus drivers

Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, has recently launched the Self-Service Devices for drivers at the Agency, as part of the endeavours of the Drivers Affairs Department to improve and upgrade the services rendered to public bus drivers.

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...

Dubai cars can now be renewed in any emirate

The Ministry of Interior announced the start of the traffic system link and unified federal licensing project with the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai (RTA) to renew the driving licence and vehicle registration nationwide with effect from early March.


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