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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...

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...

People Happiness rating hits 90% in 2016 according to Dubai Smart Government Office report

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has revealed the practical outcomes of implementing ‘People Happiness’ strategy in terms of the Happiness Indicator and the...

Online selling in authorized auto showrooms

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently launched the online selling service in RTA authorized auto showrooms. The step is part of RTA’s efforts...
Image Credit: Gulf News Archives An electric vehicle charging station. Dubai has already flipped the switch on 100 electric-car charging stations.

Dubai civic fleet to go 10% electric

Dubai: Thousands of cars to be ordered in the next few years by Dubai government bodies will be electric as part of a new...
The plug-in charger for a BMW i3 electric car is pictured during the Auto China 2016 in Beijing, China, April 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee - RTX2BHIU Reuters/Jason Lee - RTX2BHIU

Dubai civic fleet to go 10% electric

Dubai: Thousands of cars to be ordered in the next few years by Dubai government bodies will be electric as part of a new...

Xbox One to launch in China this month after all

The model is talking about booking her latest gig, modeling WordPress underwear in the brand latest Perfectly Fit campaign, which was shot by Lachian...

Abu Dhabi taxis to be fitted with wi-fi and phone chargers

By Ramona Ruiz  www.thenational.ae Starting this summer, passengers will be able to recharge their mobile phones and access wi-fi via touch screens fitted in more than 4,000 Abu...

Dubai taxi will reach you in 13 minutes on average

By Staff  www.gulfnews.com Dubai The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said it handled 7,257,944 calls for taxis from January to October 2015. There were 5,060,550...

Emirates revamps inflight TV with world’s largest screens

By staff  www.arabianbusiness.com Emirates Airline has introduced its new generation in-flight entertainment (IFE) system which features larger screens in First Class and Economy Class and...

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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...

Digital Kiosk to boost smart services for Dubai Taxi cabbies

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the Digital Kiosk intended to facilitate the processing of transactions...

From flying taxis to robocops – Dubai as tech pioneer

From flying taxis to Batman-style surveillance motorcycles, Dubai's GITEX expo this week showcased innovations that were symbols of the city-state's ambitions to be a...

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