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ArtBus 2017 welcomes design proposals from talented UAE artists

The eleventh edition of ArtBus is welcoming design proposals from talented nationals and UAE-based artists, for this artistic initiative that will run in Dubai 17 - 19 March, 2017. Offering the opportunity to work with...

New colour scheme for metro feeder buses

RTA’s Public Transport Agency has unveiled a new colour scheme for the Dubai Metro Feeder Buses emulating the shape of the metro carriages. The step aims to ease the mobility of commuters, and enhance...

Foggy days are far from over for UAE residents

It's another foggy day for UAE residents. According to the National Center of Meteorology & Seismology (NCMS), fog gripped Abu Dhabi, including Khalifa city, and Dubai's Al Maktoum International airport in the wee hours of...

Almost two million people use public transport on New Year’s Eve

DUBAI // The number of passengers using public transit on New Year’s Eve in Dubai reached 1,793,691, according to statistics released by the Roads and Transport Authority. The metro network carried 769,817 people, with 509,089...

Morning fog causes major traffic jams on UAE roads, delays flights

Dubai: Motorists on their way to work on Wednesday morning found themselves driving through poor weather conditions – accompanied by hundreds of fellow commuters who were all stuck in heavy traffic jams along major...

RTA charts a comprehensive traffic management plan to bring happiness to people on NYE

In preparation for celebrations of the New Year (2017), the Roads and Transport Authority has mapped out a comprehensive plan for the traffic movement and mass transit systems on Saturday, 31st December 2016. The plan...

Dh150m bridge to Deira Islands to open on Friday

DUBAI// A Dh150 million bridge to Deira Islands in Dubai will open on ­Friday, the Roads and Transport Authority said. The work was completed in partnership with developer Nakheel and includes a temporary entrance to...
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October Video: Dubai Metro celebrates 5th anniversary

Dubai Metro celebrates 5th anniversary. The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority look back at the successful launch of the Dubai Metro, celebrate five years of first-class service and share a glimpse into the future of...

Five killed in horror Dubai bus-truck crash

Dubai: Five people were killed and four injured in Dubai when a bus and a truck crashed on Al Rabat street in the Al Garhoud direction on Sunday morning. The bus was transporting 20 workers. Brigadier...

Al Tayer receives new German Consul in Dubai

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has received in his office HE Günter Rauer, the new German Consul to Dubai. During...