This support is manifested in adopting smart solutions and apps in various services and initiatives provided by the RTA to the public.
The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), Roads & Transport Authority, has made 15,834,000 trips lifting in the process 23,751,000 passengers in six months this year (Jan to June) through daily operations and several events served in the Emirate. While revealing the statistics of DTC Fleet Operations Department, Director Yousef Mohammed Al Ali confirmed that all sections were ready to meet the daily requirements and needs of the fleet including repairs, maintenance and cleaning of 3504 affiliated taxicabs deployed as follows: Airport Taxi: 350 cabs, Hatta Taxi: 3 cabs, District Taxi: 20 cabs, Ladies Taxi: 26 cabs, and Commission Taxi: 3105 cabs.
The Taxi Media system uses a GPS system that tracks the taxi, so the screens can display ads according to their location and time.
Taxi drivers in Dubai are being offered a reward for any information that will help locate missing British sailor Timothy MacColl. The precise amount of the cash reward is not known but taxi drivers in Dubai were sent an SMS message last week asking for any leads that could help authorities shed new light on MacColl’s disappearance.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is seriously considering a proposal from six taxi franchise companies in Dubai to hike taxi fares in the near future. The Public Transport Agency (PTA) at RTA, the body that regulates taxi affairs in Dubai, is under considerable pressure from the franchise companies to raise fares following the double hike in fuel prices over the last six months.
The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), is taking part in the 59th UITP (International Association of Public Transport) Congress and Exhibition currently held in Dubai from 10 to 14 April 2011 under the theme: Boosting Public Transport Action, through an exclusive stand covering 150 square meters in Hall No (3), Dubai World Trade Center housing all DTC business partners and entities.
By Dhanusha Gokulan/Staff Reporter www.khaleejtimes.com Ali M* drives around in a tinted maroon coloured Toyota Corolla in areas like Downtown Dubai, Business Bay, and financial locations in and around Shaikh Zayed Road and Al Khail Road. His work involves picking up...
The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has teamed up with its strategic partner Emirates Islamic Bank to dispatch the second batch of cab drivers to perform Umrah, officials announced yesterday. The 50 drivers were chosen based on years of experience, performance, revenues, accidents, complaints, and good conduct.
By Ramona Ruiz www.thenational.ae ABU DHABI // A taxi-sharing scheme in the capital to serve workers on low incomes is a better and safer option than illegal taxis, residents say. Drivers of illegal cabs could face fines of Dh30,000 and deportation when...
Dubai Over the past 15 years that Subhan Abdul Rahman has been behind the wheels of the Dubai Taxi Corporation's cabs, he has caused no accident, received no traffic fine and has had zero customer complaints. He's also generated fairly high revenues.