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Explore RTA


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.

Our responsibilities include:

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


Develop and Manage integrated and sustainable Roads and transportation systems at a world-class level, and provide pioneered services to all stakeholders for their happiness, and support Dubai’s vision through Shaping the future, preparing policies and legislations, adopting technologies and innovations, and implementing world-class practices and Standards. 


Safe and Smooth Transport for all

Our Values

In our endeavor to achieve our strategic vision and mission at all levels, we refer to our mutual values that remain our first and prime reference at all times:

  • Corporate reputation

    Our credibility and corporate reputation are honest reflections and transparency and reliability in our works.

  • Excellence and Success

    Our distinction is a true representation of performance based on efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability within integrated governance system.

  • Leadership and Teamwork

    The professionalism and wisdom of our leaders are manifested through their deep respect for individuals and reinforcement of teamwork.

  • Happiness and Positive Energy

    Our pioneering and constant seeking to make people happy, indulge us in a sense of optimism and positive energy.

  • Innovation and Creativity

    Our future outlook is the source of continuous creativity and innovation.

Goals and objectives

Our Strategic Goals and objectives (2016-2020 ) are Community , Transport system and Internal efficiency.

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