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About RTA

Since Dubai is one of the fastest growing cities in today's world, making the provision of high quality infrastructure facilities absolutely imperative, and since providing an advanced transport network for the people of Dubai has been high on the government’s agenda, which is evident from its initiatives to enhance the public transport facilities and improve roads across the emirate to make travel safer and smoother, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) was formed by the decree number 17 for the year 2005.

 
RTA is responsible for planning and providing the requirements of transport, roads & traffic in the Emirate of Dubai, and between Dubai and other Emirates of the UAE, neighboring countries in order to provide an effective & an integrated transport system capable of achieving Dubai's vision & serving the vital interests of the Emirate.

RTA responsibilities also include:

  • Buses
  • Taxis
  • Inter-City Transport
  • Roads Engineering
  • Registration & Licensing
  • Marine Transport
  • Commercial Ads on the Right of Way
  • Roads Beautification
  • Roads & Parking
  • Rail Project
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