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“The number of public bus commuters in the first half of 2011 hit 54,077,652 passengers where bus transport service within Dubai city accounted to 42,329,663 passengers, followed by metro stations feeder bus service (6,109,602 passengers) and inter-city bus service (5,638,387 passengers).
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A driver was handed a life sentence after a court yesterday convicted him of possessing two kilograms of heroin capsules, which he intended to provide to others. The Dubai Court of First Instance sentenced the 29-year-old Pakistani driver to life in jail after he admitted that he possessed 257 capsules of heroin which he intended to provide to others.
Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) took part in a professional course on Taxi Vehicles Management organized by the Middle East and North Africa Transportation Excellence Centre (MENA CTE) in the Qatari capital, Doha, which aimed at exchanging expertise and knowledge in the field of taxi fleet management and to achieve its vision “Pioneers in Passenger Transport Services”.
H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the portal of internal communication system (Intranet) at (http://intranet.rta.ae); which is a new tool for internal communication and cooperation between RTA employees. The gateway enables sharing and exchanging of documents pertinent to the activities of all RTA employees.
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The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority has awarded a Dh500 million contract to Turkish Gunal for the construction of the first phase of the road and bridge network of the new Dubai Water Canal (DWC) project.
Clear and sunny skies are set to dominate weather patterns over much of the UAE...
The parking of some public buses has been changed from the front gate of Rolla Park in Sharjah to the opposite side of the same park, a few metres away. The affected buses are all inter city lines: 112 (going to Al Musalla station, Ajman), 113 (heading to Al Qusais, Dubai) and 114 (going to Hamriya Free Zone, Ajman).
Dubai Holding has said that it was relocating its Dh25 billion Mall of the World project to a site fronting Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed...
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.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai opened a new section of the First Al Khail Road linking JLT with Discovery Gardens, in order to ease traffic flow.
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...
You can get to know 'The Centre of Now' a little better by hopping on a tour bus or abra and discovering Downtown Dubai. The Boulevard Bus Tour takes in points of interest such as The Burj Monument and the Together statue. The tour lasts about 30 minutes and bus timings are from 10am to 10pm daily.
The annual transport fee of Dh2,500, of Delhi Private School (DPS) Dubai and Sharjah, has been reduced by Dh250 and a Dh500 concession has been granted for parents with three children studying in the school, after parents raised an uproar.
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...