Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Completion rate of Dubai Tram hits 93 per cent

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority RTA, announced that completion rate in the entire works of the Dubai Tram project has now hit 93 percent.

Wanted: Women-only motorcycle taxis

Source:  www.emirates247.com Jakarta is seeing a growing number of transportation services catering exclusively to women, offering better security and comfort when compared to packed public...

Roads and Transport Authority receives delegation of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s Women Committee

Dr. Aysha Al Busmait, Director of Customer Service and Chairwoman of Women Committee at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has recently received a delegation of the Women Committee at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), headed by its Chairwoman Khawla Muhairi, in order to familiarize themselves with the expertise of RTA's Women's Committee and its key achievements over the past years, particularly as it had been established 2007 and gained sufficient expertise rendering it capable of assuming a leading role in communicating with women's institutions across the UAE in general and within Dubai in particular.

Facelift for cabbie homes

People travelling on the Dubai Metro. Pawan Singh / The National

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...

Dubai sees more than 2.9m taxi bookings during H1

By Staff  www.arabianbusiness.com More than 2.9 million booking requests placed by taxi customers in Dubai were executed during the first half of 2016, according to...

Dubai buses, taxis to be
fitted with fuel savers

Public buses and taxis in Dubai will soon be reducing fuel consumption, gas emissions and would be needing less servicing after May when they will all be fitted with supertech fuel saver which, the world’s transport industry calls, the ‘genius of the tank’.

Dubai Taxi, Sharjah Transport sign MoU to integrate efforts

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to integrate efforts to uplift the calibre of taxi services and bring them at par with world-class standards.

Taxis in Dubai not child friendly

RTA plans child safety initiative next month even as no cab company in the city provides vehicles equipped with infant car seats. Taxis in Dubai are simply not child friendly, is the general consensus amongst several residents in the emirate, with not a single cab company driving nearly 7,000-odd taxis on the roads providing vehicles equipped with infant car seats.

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.


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‘Sex in cab’ pair take case to Dubai Court of Appeal

Brit Rebecca Blake and her co-defendant, an Irishman, were handed three- month jail terms in November by Dubai Misdemeanours Court after being found guilty of having an illegal affair. They were also fined Dhs3,000 each for drinking alcohol and will be deported after serving their sentences.

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Dubai Taxi Corporation testing Infinity tyres

The owner of the Dubai Taxi Corporation, RTA (Road and Transportation Authority), has agreed to trial with Infinity Tyres. “It is the first time that the RTA has accepted testing Chinese made tyres.

Easter getaway begins as workers hit roads

The busiest part of the great Easter getaway was beginning today as people take advantage of the three public holidays in 10 days. Good Friday, Easter Monday, the Royal Wedding and the May Day bank holiday are offering workers the chance to go away for a long holiday without having to eat into their annual leave.

Speed cameras monitoring these UAE roads on Monday

In a bid to alert motorists and prevent any untowardly incident, the Abu Dhabi police on its Twitter handle has released details of roads...

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