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In pictures: Taxi drivers stage protests against Uber in Mexico

Taxi drivers take part in a protest against the private taxi company Uber for alleged unfair competition, in Mexico City on October 12, 2016....

How to create a lasting impression at the airport

Unlicensed taxis pose a threat to road safety across the country. They are unregulated, generally unsafe and drivers aren’t properly insured. Some don’t even...

Arab man gets jail for jumping Dubai tram signal

An Arab man has been sentenced to one month in jail and ordered to pay Dh3,000 worth of a fine by the Dubai Traffic...

Jump red signal in Dubai, get fine of Dh800

Jumping the red signal violations dropped in Dubai during the first eight month of the year and reached 14,236, according to Colonel Saif Muhair...

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...

8,000 Dubai taxis are Nol-ready

Dubai: Nol and credit card payment system is now available in the majority of taxis in Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has...

Oman transport: Cab firm boss says fares will be regulated

Muscat: A company that won the contract to operate taxis at the Muscat airport said all of its 1,000 taxis will be metered or will...

Seven bus routes to be altered from tomorrow to ease traffic...

The Roads and Transport Authority's Public Transport Agency is planning to upgrade the performance of seven public bus routes starting from next Sunday. The move...

Dubai said to seek $2.5b loans to expand metro for Expo

Dubai: Dubai is seeking $2.5 billion (Dh9.1 billion) in loans to finance a 15-km extension of its above-ground metro line to the World Expo...

A milestone for public transport

More and more people around the world are moving to cities and urban areas. Therefore, pressures on urban infrastructure will come to define the...

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Dubai RTA, Tata Consultancy tie up to make roads safer

An Indian consultancy giant will help RTA monitor drivers in Dubai using a smart app. Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and India-based Tata Consultancy Services...

UAE police issue speed limit warning for motorists

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police has called on all motorists to follow traffic rules, abide by the traffic signs...

Launching ‘Inspire us with a Shot’ contest to expose the charm...

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched the inaugural edition of ‘Inspire with a Shot’ contest, in collaboration with the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin...

RTA Women Committee explores ambitions of female staff

The Women Committee at Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has been engaged in a series of meetings with female employees of various agencies...

RTA introduces smart system to detect vacant parking spaces at Deira...

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has rolled out a smart parking system initiative at Al Rigga and Dubai World Centre parking slots along the...

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