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RTA briefs delegation of Dubai Police on best practices of corporate governance
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) briefed a delegation from the Dubai Police General HQ on the best international practices in corporate governance and compliance management implemented by RTA.
Promoting traffic safety concepts during Ramadan
RTA has sent several awareness messages to pedestrians, motorists, and novice drivers in the context of Ramadan events held by RTA in collaboration with strategic partners in the public and private sectors. These messages focused on raising traffic safety awareness among road users.
Dubai International Project Management Forum focused on fostering innovation and enhanced skills and wellbeing
Participants in the 8th Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF), organised by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and co-hosted by the Project Management Institute: (PMI), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and DP World, under the theme ‘Fostering Wellbeing’.
Opening the Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Street Improvement Project
RTA opened on Sunday 22nd January 2023, Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street Improvement Project extending 3 km from the intersection with the Dubai-Al Ain Road up to the Academic City Roundabout. RTA also opened two 120-metre bridges at the intersection of Dubai Silicon Oasis, comprised four lanes in each direction. These improvements will raise the capacity to 14,400 vehicles per hour in both directions thus ensuring a smooth traffic flow in both directions of Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street. The project serves Dubai Silicon Oasis, over 25 universities and colleges, and a student population of 27,500 in addition to the surrounding development projects. Furthermore, the project works included improving the entrances and exits of Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Street by connecting with the intersection of Dubai-Al Ain Road, widening the Street to four lanes in each direction in a sector extending 3 km, and constructing two 120-metre bridges at the intersection of the Dubai Silicon Oasis, comprised of four lanes in each direction. The Works also included constructing a signalised intersection beneath the two bridges that serve 20 lanes in all directions with a capacity of 8,000 vehicles per hour to ensure a seamless traffic flow to Dubai Silicon Oasis and Zayed University as well as constructing several intersections with roads in the area. It also encompasses traffic improvements at the Academic City Roundabout and highway street lighting services.
Completion of Al Manama Street improvement works
RTA has completed improvements of Al Manama Street, which is part of the Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project opened in May 2022. The project stems from RTA's efforts to upgrade roads and transportation infrastructure, besides supporting Dubai's urban and sustainable development.
RTA completes construction of internal roads in 3 residential areas
RTA has completed the construction of internal road networks in three residential areas, namely Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2 and Al Barsha South 3 extending 37 km in total.
RTA opens Transportation Research and Innovation Pavilion (TRIP)
TRIP aims to streamline the ongoing research efforts by focusing on infrastructure, urban planning and sustainability
DIPMF participants visit Dubai landmarks
The Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) organised technical field visits for 240 participants to several Dubai landmarks and mega projects such as Al Infinity Bridge, Deep Dive Dubai, Museum of the Future, Enterprise Command and Control Centre (EC3), Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, and the Geographic Information Systems Centre in Dubai Municipality.
RTA celebrates UN Arabic Language Day
In honour of the United Nation’s Arabic Language Day, which the UNESCO celebrates annually on December 18th, marking the United Nations’ resolution to adopt Arabic as its sixth official and working language, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has organised initiatives showcasing its role in promoting the national identity and social responsibility among employees and orphaned children.