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RTA’s massive online outreach aims to popularise mass transport, e-services

Dr Aysha Al Busmait, director of RTA’s Marketing and Corporate Communication, stated that RTA managed to communicate video clips on the YouTube website to around 300,000 viewers since the launch of its channel on the YouTube in December 2008. RTA’s YouTube library includes more than 160 video clips intended to publicise and broadcast the culture of using mass transit modes of all kinds.

Testing times for Dubai taxi drivers

Dubai taxi drivers are being sent back to school to improve driving standards and customer service. Every driver in the emirate will undergo a 240-hour training course - and if they haven’t shaped up by the end of it, they could lose their jobs.

Dubai Refreshments Company cools public bus passengers for the 4th consecutive...

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.

Phase 2 of Dubai bus, taxi lanes plan set for H2

The second phase of introducing dedicated bus and taxi lanes in Dubai will take place in the second half of this year, transport chief Mattar Al Tayer said on Monday. The chairman and executive director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said phase two will see 1km of Naif Road and 1km of Al Ittihad Road being changed to help the flow of public transport.

Big Bus to direct Dubai visitors to use Water Taxi

RTA signs deal with Double Decker Bus Tours to boost tourist marine network. The Public Transport Agency will offer tourists dispatched by Double Decker Bus Tours the opportunity of riding the Water Bus and treating themselves to an enjoyable marine cruise between the two shores of the Dubai Creek

New Dubai ferry service launched

A new water transport system could prove useful to those taking flights to Dubai. Shaikh Mohammed, vice-president and prime minister of the UAE, launched Ferry Dubai at the Dubai International Boat Show the latest water transport service offered by the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA).

mParking problems solved

Various technical issues that have been bogging down the Roads and Transport Authority’s mParking system off late have been sorted out, a senior official told Khaleej Times. The RTA, however, says that with the recent overhauling of the system all problems should be history.

250 KpH Superbus Between Abu Dhabi and Dubai

First presented at the 2009 World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, Antonia Terzi’s Superbus has since evolved from an eco-friendly and convenient idea, to a fully manifested electric superbus. The sleek shuttle bus destined to run between Abu Dhabi and Dubai in only 30 minutes.

Dubai Taxi honours distinguished cabbies through Noor Takaful-sponsored Drivers' Mentor Award

United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), Road & Transport Authority (RTA), has recently honoured 15 distinguished cabdrivers under the Distinguished cab Drivers' Mentor Award 2010 sponsored by Noor Takaful LLC; the Shari'a-compliant insurance brand of Noor Investment Group. The Award, which has a total purse of about 61,000AED, is intended to educate drivers on safe driving, and step up the operational efficiency of the DTC.

Dubai cars can now be renewed in any emirate

The Ministry of Interior announced the start of the traffic system link and unified federal licensing project with the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai (RTA) to renew the driving licence and vehicle registration nationwide with effect from early March.