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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...

Hamdan lays foundation stone for Route 2020

Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince, yesterday (Monday) laid the foundation stone for the metro Route 2020. Shaikh Hamdan...

Dubai Metro link to Ibn Battuta mall opens; new retail walkway...

A new link has opened between Nakheel’s Ibn Battuta Mall and the Dubai Metro station, meaning easier public transport access to more than 400...

Dubai Metro services restored after 40-minute delay

The Dubai Metro services have been restored after a reported technical snag resulted in 40-minute delays. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai confirmed...

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...

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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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