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The opening of the Metro Green Line this week is a boon for passengers - but it has left taxi drivers undecided on whether it will harm or help their daily incomes. Some cabbies said their intake of fares dropped by as much as 25 per cent after the Red Line opened two years ago.
Al Mulla also shed light on RTA's Strategic Plan for Public Transport 2020 and also briefed the Conference about the rail network set for completion by the same year; which envisages the construction of a 318km-long rail line and a 270 km-long tram line.
Roads & Transport Authority - Mohammed Al Munji: His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), has recently received a Spanish delegation headed by HE Fernando Salazar, Vice President of the Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade.
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.