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This is how Dubai’s new school buses will keep children safe

RTA's Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) is all set for the new school year 2016-2017 by deploying a fleet of sophisticated, smart buses equipped with...

Uber launches meal delivery service in Dubai

Uber will launch is meal delivery service on Thursday in Dubai, as it prepares to take on local rivals in the emirate. Starting at lunchtime...

Punish parents on seat belts, say doctors

Parents should face steep fines for failing to ensure their children wear seat belts, doctors said yesterday. It is estimated that fewer than two per cent of children in the UAE are properly restrained in cars. Traffic accidents account for three-fifths of all child injuries.

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...

Jebel Ali Bus Depot to open in July

Construction works at the Jebel Ali Bus Depot have been completed and the station, which serves 17 bus routes covering the entire neighbourhood, is set to start operation on July 1, announced Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

UAE Uber users welcome app launch despite ‘intrusive’ data-sharing

DUBAI // A new Uber app that shows customers the time to their destination and allows a cost comparison from a selection of cars...

Latest taxi fare increase in Dubai hits drivers

Taxi drivers say the latest fare increase has cut into their tips and made it even more difficult to earn a decent monthly wage. The 6.8 per cent increase went into effect last Friday, after the taxi franchisees repeatedly complained to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) that increases in the price of fuel in April and August had increased operating costs.

Where to watch fireworks in UAE on National Day

The UAE National Day Celebrations celebrates the theme of 'Spirit of the Union' and promotes public participation through various events being held across the...

Al Freej Bus lifts 50 thousand riders since debut last July...

Source:  www.rta.ae RTA’s Public Transport Agency lifted more than (50) thousand riders via the bus service branded ‘Al Freej Bus’ that had been launched last...

Have licence, won’t drive

Scared out of their wits, many drivers refuse to get behind the wheel despite spending thousands on a UAE driving licence. They tell XPRESS why their phobia is not misplaced. Dangerous driving is scaring new drivers off the roads.

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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...

Dubai Maritime City Authority briefs RTA on ‘Sea Dubai’ initiative, reviews...

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) praised the ‘Sea Dubai’ initiative...

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