The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the Dubai Metro (comprising both Red and Green Lines) has recorded high ridership levels during the first quarter of this year, which compares well with numbers recorded during the same period last year 2014.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has paid tribute to the efforts of the General HQ of the Dubai Police in addressing traffic and security concerns associated with the trial run and the formal launch of the Dubai Tram last November.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started slapping a AED100-fine on every unauthorized male rider found in the newly expanded Women and Children-Only Compartment of the Dubai Metro starting from March 1st this year 2015.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the ridership of the Dubai Metro Red and Green Lines has touched new heights last January 2015 clocking 14,825,570 riders; a remarkable increase when compared with last year’s record of 13,508,247 riders. Meanwhile the Dubai Tram lifted last January 301,299 riders.
In the context of its training program aimed at qualifying and upgrading its human resources and empowering them to gain the best expertise and practical skills, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has despatched a bunch of Emirati engineers from the Rail Agency to Singapore to familiarize with the best practices adopted in the field of operating and maintaining the Metro and Tram.