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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...

Dubai taxis to now accept Nol, credit cards

The Dubai Road and Transport Authority (RTA) and Network International, a payment solutions provider in the Middle East, today entered into a partnership that will enable passengers using the RTA's taxis to pay fares using Nol, credit and debit cards.

Coming soon: do your airport check-in on Dubai taxis

By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter  www.gulfnews.com Dubai: Passengers will soon be able to complete their check-in procedures on their way to airports in Dubai as Dubai...

300 junctions linked to central traffic light system

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the completion of linking 300 signalised junctions with the Central Light Traffic Control System; which represents about 75 per cent of light signals in Dubai.

Dubai Taxi launches smart-phone App

The move comes in the context of the DTC’s plan to keep pace with the smart transformation drive involving the use of cutting-edge and smart technologies in various services provided to customers.

Superbus to slash Dubai to Abu Dhabi run to 30 minutes

The commute between Abu Dhabi and Dubai may be slashed to 30 minutes if the inventors of an electric “superbus” have their way. The Superbus concept, the work of an astronaut and a former Formula One aerodynamics expert, will be showcased at the Commercial Vehicles Middle East trade event in Dubai from March 14.

Most Dubai taxis still not charging Salik fee

Taxi passengers in Dubai are confused as some taxis have started charging Salik but most have not — despite an earlier announcement by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) that Dubai’s 8,000 taxis would start charging Salik from Tuesday. Gulf News has learnt that the meters of most taxis are still to be synchronised to add the Salik toll automatically.

Taxi ride today for free Dubai hotel stay

By Staff  www.emirates247.com There is good news for those of us who take frequent cab rides – and those who frequent stay in hotels. Hotel operator...

Completion rate of Dubai Tram hits 93 per cent

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority RTA, announced that completion rate in the entire works of the Dubai Tram project has now hit 93 percent.

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.

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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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