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RTA Dubai restores 4 intercity bus services

DUBAI: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is restoring 4 intercity bus services as of May 19, especially with life returning to normal in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the growing demand for buses across these routes. “The four intercity bus routes to be resumed from Dubai are: E100 from Al Ghubaiba Bus […]...Read More

You will need a license to use an electric scooter in Dubai

DUBAI: H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, issued Executive Council Resolution No. (13) of 2022 regulating the use of bicycles and electric bikes and scooters in Dubai. The Resolution supports Dubai’s efforts to transform itself into a bicycle-friendly city and promote environmentally […]...Read More

RTA employs 3D printing to preserve the roads across the emirate

DUBAI: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has devised a new 3D printing technology to manufacture spare parts for electromechanical systems and cladding materials used in the maintenance of RTA’s roads and road facilities. Maitha bin Adai, CEO of Traffic and Roads Agency, RTA, underlined the importance of keeping pace with modern technologies and systems […]...Read More

Dubai metro users treated to special live performances

DUBAI: Dubai Metro Music Festival, a celebration of global music organised by Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office, in partnership with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) with enchanting musical performances. During the week-long Festival, held from March 16-22, Dubai Metro stations will serve as stages for unique musical […]...Read More

461 million riders used public transportation as well as taxis in 2021

DUBAI: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the number of riders using public transport, shared transport, and taxis in Dubai, which include the metro, tram, public buses, marine transport means (abras, ferry, water taxi, water bus), e-hail vehicles and taxis (Dubai Taxi and franchise companies) in 2021 amounted to about 461 million riders. […]...Read More

Things to remember when renewing a motor insurance policy

Car insurance is essential to protect you financially when behind the wheel. Though it is a mandatory requirement in the UAE under RTA law, car insurance is still something you don’t want to be without so that you can enjoy its benefits. Your car insurance policy is your safeguard against damages, theft, or third-party claims […]...Read More

RTA adds more hybrid vehicles to the Dubai Taxi Corporation

DUBAI: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a contract for the procurement of 2,219 new vehicles to enhance the fleet of the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC). The new batch includes 1,775 hybrid vehicles powered by fuel and electricity. Therefore, the total number of hybrid vehicles in the Dubai Taxi fleet jumps to 4,105 […]...Read More

Bus on Demand service records phenomenal growth

DUBAI: The Bus-on-Demand service of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recorded huge growth in the number of commuters on board these buses. Statistics reveal that 603,052 riders used this service from the time of launch in February 2020 until the end of 2021. The service recorded a significant increase in ridership numbers, where 428,377 […]...Read More

RTA’s unique number plate auction raises millions

DUBAI: The 108th Open Auction for Distinctive Vehicle Number Plates held by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at the Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City on December 18 has raised AED36.548 million. The number Q 22 achieved the highest price value, as this number was sold for AED 5,000,000 followed by the number Z 31 […]...Read More

RTA updates its proprietary digital maturity model to be further effective

DUBAI: RTA’s digital maturity scored 3.2 out of 5 in 2020, which was 0.5 higher than the 2.7 score achieved in 2019. This reflects an 18.5 percent improvement on the approved five levels, which are: setting a digital vision, developing digital enablers, adopting digital capabilities, introducing digital business models, and achieving digital leadership and sustainability. […]...Read More