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More Hala Taxis in Dubai make life easier for customers

Hala Taxis can be hired only through bookings made at the booking and dispatch centre of the Roads and Transport Agency.

Dubai’s RTA plans Uber-style service for taxis

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is planning an app that will allow the city’s residents to access all forms of public transport in...
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Dubai taxi at your doorstep in 14 minutes

By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter  www.gulfnews.com Dubai: Taxis in Dubai take just 14 minutes to reach your doorstep once the booking has been registered, the Roads...

Compressed gas to power public transport with less pollution

Public transport will soon run on compressed natural gas (CNG), which will cut carbon emissions by 70 per cent per vehicle. According to Mustafa, vehicles using a dual system utilise CNG and petrol/diesel, as well as a battery, making it the most efficient system.

Dubai fleets to adopt electric cars

By Staff  www.gulfnews.com Dubai: Officials have confirmed that 10 per cent of Dubai government’s vehicle fleets will comprise electric and hybrid vehicles, as instructed by...

Dubai Canal: Now Filled With Water

In a pretty big milestone so we are excited to announce that the Dubai Canal project is now been filled with water. While the water...

Free rides on public transport on November 1

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will offer free rides on public transport for a day to mark Public Transport Day on November 1 for the second consecutive year. Dedicated bus and taxi lanes will also be opened on Naif and Al Ittihad roads on this day.

This Porsche always gets you there on time

You've always dreamed of owning a sleek Porsche, but you're afraid it may get scratched or even worse. So why bother with a Porsche car? For just four times the price, you can get a Porsche watch instead. Yes, a limited edition Porsche Design watch for just Dh990,000 (US$270,000).

RTA’s new iPhone apps to make mParking easier

A motorist using the iPhone will not have to remember the confusing procedure of mParking any more. The new RTA app comes with a small form with clear fields to punch in the required details. As if that was not enough, the app saves the plate number when it is punched in once.

Dubai Taxi launches fleet performance control and monitoring system

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) of the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a new system for controlling the performance of its fleet vehicles on a daily basis.

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UAE visa amnesty extended by one month

The amnesty scheme in UAE which started in August has been extended by another one month on occasion of UAE National Day, sources have...

Smart cameras to be fitted to Dubai taxis in Al Yamama...

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has launched the Al Yamama initiative where its taxis will be fitted with smart cameras. These cameras will monitor the movement...

UAE: Dubai’s Careem to remain independent despite Uber interest, says co-founder

Dubai-based ride-hailing app Careem will remain an independent, local company despite interest from Eastern and Western investors, such as US rival Uber and Chinese...

103m riders used Dubai Metro in first half of 2018

During the first half of 2018 year, the Dubai Metro Red and Green Lines have lifted 103.292 million riders, compared with 100.558 million riders...

RTA to manage large-scale taxi operations with smart tech

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will introduce a new smart technology system that will help manage the supply and demand of taxis at...

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