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151 million boarded RTA buses in 2016

The Public Transport Agency of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai revealed that its public buses had lifted 151.1 million riders last year. "Such an increase is indicative of the growing culture of...

Self-driving bus with no back-up driver nears California street

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...

RTA marks ‘Month of Reading’ with smart app, audio books for visually impaired people

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 captures 878 passengers evading bus fares in 2017

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...

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...