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The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the service timings for availing different RTA services during the forthcoming Eid Al-Fitre holidays via customer service centers, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro, marine transit means, driving schools and vehicles' testing & registration centers.
A pupil broke his leg after being hit by a pick-up truck shortly after he was allegedly dropped off at an unsafe spot by his school bus, Gulf News has learnt. The incident took place about two weeks ago in Ajman.
However, ironically, the pavement by its side is blocked, leaving little room for pedestrians to walk. "The pavement can barely accommodate me or my daughter's buggy," said Aimee Pudney, a British resident of JBR, as the two wheels of the little pushchair kept falling off the narrow path, even as she constantly peeked over her shoulder to check out speeding vehicles turning at the blind bend.
The construction workers from various labour camps also visit these places regularly. In order to use public transportation, we need to go to these malls, as the bus stop is situated at their entrances. Even though there is a sign on the compound wall near the traffic light which states, ‘Private Property.
Dubai will be more affordable than ever this summer with the Emirates Airline global ‘Summer Smiles’ campaign. Running until 30 September, the promotion coincides with Dubai’s ‘Global Kids Go Free in Dubai’ campaign and Dubai Summer Surprises, when Dubai stores have summer sales.
“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).
Dubai Refreshments Company P.S.C. (DRC), the sole franchisee, manufacturer and distributor of Pepsi-Cola Products in Dubai and Northern Emirates, has once again launched its campaign to distribute 105,000 bottles of cold mineral water to passengers of public buses from 3rd of June until 3rd of July 2011.
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.