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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

Take Public Transport in Dubai for a Chance to win AED 150,000

Have you ever been to a city where you get to win prizes just for taking public transportation? Well, that’s just one of the perks enjoyed by the citizens of Dubai. This coming November 1st, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will be giving out prizes of up to AED 150,000 in celebration of the… Read more

new generation vehicle inspection 4

GITEX Technology Week 2018 may have ended, but the futuristic concepts and state-of-the-art technologies will no doubt continue to transform Dubai into a “Smart City.” These innovations include new generation techniques for vehicle inspections, the Dubai Media Office reported. During the event, the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) launched a series of technologies that would make… Read more

Dubai Sets Record for World's Biggest Awareness Message 5

Chalk up another Guinness World Record made in the UAE, as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has set a new record: the world’s biggest awareness message using LEGO blocks, WAM News Agency reported. The RTA, together with students and shoppers at Dubai Festival City, set the new record by placing LEGO blocks in a… Read more

Dubai Introduces Driverless Taxis

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched of a series of its smart projects and services at the Gitex Technology Week starting last Sunday (October 14). The event featured the pilot test run of the very first autonomous taxi in the Middle East. ALSO READ: HH Sheikh Hamdan Witnesses First Flight of Dubai’s Flying… Read more

Situated on the Gulf Coast, along the western coast of the UAE, is Ajman. In terms of land area, it is the smallest emirate in the country, covering only 460 square kilometres. The emirate of Ajman may have the smallest land area; however, it is the fifth-largest when it comes to population, with 80 percent… Read more

If you’re looking for a job in Dubai or aiming for a career upgrade… then it’s time to bring out your resume! The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is now hiring! That’s right! The emirate’s primary transport authority has more than a hundred jobs up for grabs. If you’re seeking a new job — a government… Read more

From buses to taxis, the metro, and tram — these are the modes of public transportation in Dubai. Recently, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has introduced one more: electric abras. According to an RTA press release, travelers can now ride electric abras along the Dubai Creek. Specifically, the service runs between Al Seef, Baniyas, and… Read more

Starting 22nd July 2018, the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will no longer offer certain services through affiliated centres. Instead, these services shall accessed online, according to an RTA press release. This latest move is part of the agency’s gradual transition to “smart and e-channels.” It goes in line with the government’s Smart City initiative,… Read more

The Phase 2 of the Parallel Roads Project located in Business Bay district is set to open on June 8. According to a report from WAM news agency, His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai, announced the opening of Phase II… Read more

Last week, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai reminded motorists to obey traffic rules. They announced an AED 1,000 fine for not using indicators, while everyone was cautioned against sudden deviation or swerving between lanes, as this could lead to accidents. Once again, RTA warned motorists about reckless driving and sudden swerving on… Read more