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Taxi shortage hits Dubai commuters during evenings

Dubai: Residents using public transport in Dubai are crying foul over the lack of taxis during the evening hours as taxi drivers refuse to pick them up on the pretext of changing shifts.

Wallet: Lost and found

A Dh15 taxi ride from BurJuman to the Gold Souq nearly ended up costing Patricia Nsanze all her savings. In Dubai on holiday with her husband Arthur Semaana, Nsanze dropped her wallet on the floor of a National Taxi at 8pm on March 21. Inside were multiple credit and ATM cards, identity cards, social security, health and insurance cards, a UK driver's licence, over a thousand dirhams, hundreds of dollars and thousands of African shillings.

Dubai Taxi limo now available for booking via Uber app

RTA’s Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has signed an agreement with Uber, a global provider of passenger transport services, enabling the booking of DTC limousines...

Uber and Dubai’s RTA in talks for cheap mass transport services...

Uber is in talks with Dubai to set up a new low cost transport service, even as it faces the loss of its operating...

Mohammed bin Rashid inaugurates the Dubai Water Canal

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has inaugurated the second...

Uber is losing $2 billion a year, new report says, with...

A new analysis of Uber's financial data suggests the ride-hailing company is losing as much as $2 billion a year, with passengers on average...

Dubai Canal update: Charter a water taxi for Dh400

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will operate marine transport services at nine new stations along the Dubai Water Canal and Business Bay. Once the...

Female drivers set to join ranks of Dubai Taxi Corp

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) is set to recruit a number of female drivers for a new service it says is a first in the Arab world. The taxi unit of Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority said the women will be trained to work in a new initiative called the Ladies & Families Taxi Service.

Dubai taxi driver locks up women inside his car

A taxi driver allegedly locked up two women inside his car after they failed to pay him the taxi fare, the Court of First...

Dubai Taxi offers school pick-up service

Al Ayadi Al Ameena Service by lady cabbies will be available for kids under 10 studying in Dubai schools on monthly payment. Dubai Taxi has pitched in to contribute its services to ensure safety of school children in the wake of recent cases where bus employees have been accused of inappropriate behaviour.

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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...

Now hail a Tesla in UAE with your Uber app

Uber, in partnership with Dubai Taxi Corporation, was on Sunday announced as the exclusive ride-hailing partner for DTC's fleet of electric vehicles in the...

Uber and Dubai’s RTA in talks for cheap mass transport services...

Uber is in talks with Dubai to set up a new low cost transport service, even as it faces the loss of its operating...

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