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Reserving a taxi in Sharjah will soon be a call away

The transport authority in Sharjah on Saturday announced that they would launch a hotline in the beginning of 2011, enabling residents to reserve a taxi at their own convenience. The installation process of the GPS and GPRS is expected to be completed in all 4,860 taxis by the end of 2010

Dubai Taxi launches ‘My Skills’ initiative to edify non-technical staff

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently rolled out a new initiative titled "My Skills" aimed at training and enriching the knowledge of its administrative staff to furnish them with the basic technical skills of vehicles maintenance.

Singapore gets first driverless taxis, Dubai to follow

The world's first self-driving taxis hit the streets of Singapore on Thursday, beating technology giant Uber in the race to be the first to...

CCTV cameras in Dubai taxis soon?

By Dhanusha Gokulan (Reporter )/Dubai  www.khaleeejtimes.com  Dubai taxis may soon get CCTV cameras, with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) conducting studies to launch a pilot phase. Dr...

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.

UAE’s first electric vehicle road trip unveils 9 new charging stations

The first Emirates Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EEVRT) concluded at The Sustainable City in Dubai last week, successfully opening nine new charging stations in...

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.

Fleet Management System Solves Dubai Taxi Commuters Woes

If you have been living in Dubai for quite some time now, you would definitely agree that getting a taxi is a nightmare. During busy hours, waiting for an empty cab to pass by would take you not less than 30 minutes. You might think that when a cab stops to pick you up, you thought that you were the only one waiting for it, think again.

RTA introduces multiple addresses feature for taxi booking and dispatch system

Customers can now register multiple addresses instead of one for the booking and dispatch system for taxis in Dubai, according to an announcement from...

Cameras to catch motorists using dedicated bus lanes in Dubai

Dubai: All dedicated bus lanes in Dubai will soon be monitored by cameras to catch motorists misusing the reserved lane. Dubai has seven kilometres of...

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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...

How an international hero became a taxi driver in UAE Suresh...

When I flagged down a cab in the mad morning rush to keep a medical appointment, little did I know it would be a...

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