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Child seats could soon be a common sight on buses if a proposal is given the go-ahead. A move to install them on public buses is under study and, if approved, every Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) bus will have at least one child seat.
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The high-speed bus that could slash journey times between Abu Dhabi and Dubai to 30 minutes went on show yesterday - and its creator said he hoped the UAE would be the first country to introduce the vehicle. The Superbus, which is being developed at the Delft University of Technology in Holland, is on show in Dubai at the UITP Mobility and City Transport Expo - the first time it has been seen outside Europe.
The inter-city bus service shuttling between Dubai and Sharjah has reported a rise in the...
Dubai transport authorities have announced plans to deploy only the seven-seater family-size taxis at the emirate's airports. The move comes under the overall endeavours to raise customer satisfaction rating and responding to customer needs and aspirations, said a top official at Dubai Taxi Corporation.
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Few words raise blood pressure in Abu Dhabi quite as dramatically as "Mawaqif". The capital's paid-parking system, less than two years old and still expanding, has upset a lot of people, to judge by our letters-to-the-editor files and the anecdotal accounts that every driver seems to have.
By Staff www.emirates247.com The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened the Improvement of Wafi Interchange...
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it would start the implementation of Phase II of the Dedicated Lane for RTA...
H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), stated that the shrewd vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, enabled the Dubai Emirate to thrive and prosper like no other city in the region, rendering it a creative city punctuated with investment projects spanning airports, ports, rail and transport systems.
Speed limits on Dubai roads — both internal as well as highways — would be revised according to a new manual to be released by the end of June, Khaleej Times has learnt. A special team at the RTA's Traffic and Roads Agency (TRA), in association with Dubai Police, has been studying various proposals to enhance road safety over the past year
Dubai has announced that 20 per cent of direct and indirect spending on the Expo 2020 event will be allocated to small and medium...
THE number of deaths caused by traffic accidents in Dubai during 2010 dropped to 153 compared to 225 in 2009. The measures taken by the RTA in 2009 have paid off in reducing traffic accident fatalities in Dubai last year by 32 per cent - a clear indicator of the effective traffic safety plans and educative programmes run by the RTA
The government of Dubai also has direct contingent liabilities estimated at $7.6 billion related to guarantees for DEWA ($3.6 billion) and RTA ($1.8billion), as well as $2.2 billion under a shortfall guarantee relating to the restructuring of DW.
“This is the first phase (600) and the second phase shall see completion of the remaining 200 [shelters]. The maximum period of handover shall be one and a half years.” In Mid April, Al Zari told The Gulf Today that “the authorities have already approved” the infrastructural feats.
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 Abu Dhabi and the British School Al Khubairat issued separate...
HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that THE compliance OF public buses with the approved timetables had soared from...
A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday, preparing to move onto a local public road in California's first pilot program for a...
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is marking the ‘Month of Reading’ in March, with a number of initiatives and events including smart app and audio books for visually impaired people. The initiative, which is...
RTA's Public Transport Agency confirmed that a number of malpractices amongst public bus riders reduced in January and February of this year compared to the same duration of last year. "The field work teams of...
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...