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Dubai’s Infrastructure Solution to Address Traffic Congestion Takes Shape

What’s amazing about living in the UAE is how the national government is able to effectively implement projects through its well-organized emirates and their local government systems. For example, as Dubai gears up for one of the biggest international events it has yet to host, the Dubai 2020 Expo, various projects and legislative support have… Read more

Gov’t Applies New Speed Limit on Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan St in Dubai

With the on-going revisions on road fines and traffic violation rules in the country, it is quite evident to see just how much the government is putting road and public safety on its priority, especially as the holy month of Ramadan is almost at hand. Through the various social media and road safety campaigns pushed… Read more

RTA Halts Electric Scooter Rentals in Dubai c

Lately, you might have noticed more people riding scooters on their way to work, as a new means of getting around Dubai. Take note, however, that the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has called for a ban on electric scooter rentals — for the time being, at least. For several months now, companies such as… Read more

RTA Introduces ‘Nol+’ Loyalty Points Programme

Public transport here in the UAE is well-organized and convenient, more so if you carry with you a Nol card, which is typically used by residents to pay their public transport fare, among others. In its bid to fully digitise systems and processes in the country, the government is now looking at making public transportation… Read more

New Technology to Scan Drivers for Signs of Stress & Fatigue 5

There are different ways of getting around the city, and the Dubai Tram is one of them. But what if the driver gets tired or sleepy? Is there a way to check for signs of stress and fatigue? According to the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)… yes, there is! ALSO READ: Etihad Rail — Travel from Dubai to Abu… Read more

[WATCH] UAE Hyperloop to Cut Travel Time from Dubai to Abu Dhabi to 12 Minutes

They say the mark of a progressive society is the quality of transportation it has for the people. If that’s the case, there have been plenty of major improvements accomplished by most emirates in the UAE at the start of the year, particularly in the field of transportation. From innovations such as the 21-seater abra… Read more

Dubai Sets Six Additional Bus Routes

Dubai has been progressively improving its transportation services in the city to mobilize activities within the emirate and throughout the rest of the country. As there are various means to get around to places here in Dubai, from trams, ferries, taxis, to abras, and buses, exploring the city and getting to your destination should not… Read more

RTA Ties up with Dubai Commercial Bank for Payment of Fines

Anyone who has incurred fines from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) for any road and traffic violation can soon settle their payments through an easier and more convenient method. Following its initiative to make license renewals more convenient and accessible, the RTA is now doing the same thing for payments of fines through a… Read more

Renewing Driver’s License in the UAE just Got Easier

If your driver’s license or vehicle registration is about to expire, there’s great news for you. Nowadays, documentary services offered by the government can now be easily accessed or availed online. However, things just got even better as the processing can be done on-the-spot through the mobile centres offered by the Road and Transport Authority… Read more

Drivers of Illegal Transport can be Charged up to AED 50,000 Fine, Deportation – RTA

In its bid to amplify its public safety campaign, the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) reminded citizens that those who will be caught involved in the illegal transport of passengers will not only be charged a hefty fine of up to AED 50,000, but will be also subject to deportation. Also Read: List of Traffic… Read more

Crown Prince Hamdan Inspects Dubai's Sky Pods 5

The Crown Prince of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, recently visited the Metro Depot at Al Rashidiya. His mission? To inspect Dubai’s “Sky Pods,” along with other autonomous mobility and shared transport innovations. ALSO READ: Dubai to Launch Flying Taxis by 2020 Based on a press release by the Roads… Read more

RTA Builds 58 Air-conditioned Bus Shelters Pilots Solar-powered Shelters 1

Getting around Dubai is about to become even more comfortable, as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is building 58 air-conditioned shelters for public bus commuters. These will be located in newly developed sites and residential areas, according to an RTA press release. ALSO READ: RTA Launches Electric Abra Service on Dubai Creek What’s more, the agency… Read more

How to Dispute a Traffic Fine in Dubai 5

When asked to pay a fine for breaking a traffic rule, the obvious reaction would be to settle it as soon as possible. But what if you are issued a fine for something that you are certain you didn’t commit? Is it possible to contest or dispute a traffic fine in Dubai? The answer is… Read more