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Dubai Gov’t Opens Two Major Streets to Public

Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the opening of two major roads through the Al Yalayis and Al Asayel Streets Improvement Project last Saturday (September 14). According to the RTA, the project serves the local economy and offers additional entry/exit points for development projects in the area such as Al Furjan, Discovery Gardens… Read more

Driving in the UAE: What is Salik and How to Register a Salik Tag

If you’ve heard about the ‘white points’ system for drivers in the UAE, then you must’ve heard of the term ‘Salik’, as well. Salik is one of the things that the Dubai Police are looking into to reward white points to deserving drivers in the emirates. This is a big deal for those living in… Read more

Dubai RTA to Cut Down Nol Card Balance Refund Time to 8 Days

From 14 days, the Nol Card Balance Refund time will be cut down to eight days, the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Tuesday (September 3). The Nol Card is a smart card issued by the RTA to pay for the use of various transport modes available in Dubai with only a single… Read more

RTA Announces Enhanced Road Network in Dubai

The Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) has announced that the roads and bridges extending 22 kilometres towards the Expo 2020 site have been opened to traffic on Saturday (August 31). Among the finished works include the intersections of the Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street with both Expo and Al Yalayes Streets; two flyovers… Read more

RTA’s Al-Merqab System Wins Smart Technology Award

The RTA’s electronic system, Al-Merqab, which was developed to govern limo and e-Hail services, has been recognized with a smart mobility award by the International Data Corporation, IDC. The IDC is a reputed international entity for judging the most innovative technology projects and practices, with a regional office in Dubai. The RTA’s system offers solutions… Read more

New Road Opens: Dubai to Sharjah in 8 Minutes

With innovative ventures already set in the pipeline such as the UAE Hyperloop, as well as Dubai’s infrastructure solution to traffic congestion along with conventional road infrastructure projects, mobility and accessibility between emirates will soon become much more optimal for residents as well as tourists. Needless to say, improvements such as these only points towards… Read more

RTA, Careem Introduce New Ride-hailing Brand ‘Hala’

In a city where innovative ventures abound, the creation of new brands and systems is no longer a matter of “how” but “when”. This has been the goal of many budding entrepreneurs and tech developers in the region to this day. Of course, the development of new systems and measures does not just happen overnight… Read more

RTA Announces Launch of New WhatsApp Service

With businesses adopting digital platforms, entities are moving towards digital services despite the risks that come along with them, in favour of the accessibility and convenience they bring. Interestingly, what started as tools for personal use and communication are now also being developed to cater to businesses and even government entities. It’s interesting to find… Read more

RTA to Relocate Metro Cabins for Women

If you’re a regular commuter on the Dubai Metro, be informed that over the next two months, the Rail Agency of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will be relocating the Women & Children’s Metro Cabins in all existing trains. ALSO READ: How to Travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi via Public Bus Transport The Women… Read more

[Driving in the UAE] Parking Tests Go Fully Automated – RTA

Living in the UAE is like no other because everyday living has become optimized to offer the best conditions for residents to function at their fullest through the help of innovation and technology. This has been the vision of the government in terms of providing solutions for the people, to uphold their interests and boost… Read more

50 Discount to Emaar Attractions using your Dubai Metro Card and Emirates ID

The Dubai Metro is one of the most convenient and popular ways of  getting around the city. And now, hopping on the Metro has gotten more rewarding with new and exciting offers! ALSO READ: New Dubai Metro 2020 Route Quickly Taking Shape Emaar, in partnership with the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), is currently offering… Read more

RTA Launches Circular Marine Line on Dubai Water Canal

There are many ways of getting around Dubai, especially now that there’s a new circular marine line that’s bound to make traversing the Dubai Water Canal even more exciting! ALSO READ: Ferry Service between Dubai Marina and The Dubai Mall Seeking to boost marine tourism among citizens, residents, and visitors — the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority… Read more

Passenger and School Minibuses Soon to be Banned in UAE

The government has been keen on intensifying its control and preventive measures to address road accidents in the country, which is among the leading causes of death in the UAE, next to chronic illnesses such as heart diseases, cancer, and diabetes. ALSO READ:  New Traffic Rules, Fines Soon to be Imposed in the UAE Through… Read more