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Dubai Taxi delivers 2000 ‘My Driver’ service requests
From inception in 2012 and up to the end of 2020, My Driver service launched by the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) delivered about 2000 orders under contracts signed with individuals, parents and private firms.
Regional gold award in automated driver licensing services
RTA won the award in the category of Digital Transformation Strategy for the Re-Engineering of Drivers Licensing Services Project
38k safety inspections of heavy trucks in 2020
Violations reported were related to the lack of compliance with the technical specifications and regulations governing the operation of heavy vehicles.
Completion of 475m long pedestrians and cyclists bridge over Ras Al Khor Road
(RTA) announced the completion of a bridge for pedestrians and cyclists crossing over Ras Al Khor Rd (Dubai-Hatta) extending 475 metres in length. The bridge, which has a width of 5 metres (3m for bikers and 2m for pedestrians), is fitted with rails between the lanes and on both sides.
Completion of construction of 3 bus stations at Al Jaffiliya, Al Qusais and Deira
(RTA) announced the completion of Al Jaffiliya, Etisalat and Union public bus stations at Al Jaffiliya, Al Qusais and Deira. The new stations are a further addition to Al Ghubaiba Bus Station, which was opened in the final quarter of 2020 year.
Operation of Dubai Metro Route 2020
RTA is set to celebrate the New Year by starting the operation of Route 2020, which serves densely populated districts inhabited by 270k persons such as The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan, Jumeirah Golf Real Estates, and the Dubai Investment Park as well as the site of Dubai Expo.
Opening 4-lane tunnel on Sheikh Rashid Street
RTA Dubai has opened a tunnel on both sides of Sheikh Rashid Street (Al Garhoud and Mina Rashid) comprising four lanes in each direction on 03-05-2018
Diverting several licensing services to smart channels
(RTA) is intending to divert several licensing services to smart channels starting from the end of April 2018.
Opening three new bridges on Airport St 27 April 2018
Announcement of the opening of three new bridges as part of the Airport Street Improvement Project in (27 April 2018)
Supporting Suqia campaign by digging 10 wells in 10 countries
RTA would support UAE Water Aid (Suqia) campaign by digging 10 water wells in 10 countries (Indonesia, Kosovo, Senegal, Niger, Nepal, Ghana, Tanzania, Ethiopia, India and Mali).
Al Tayer opens smart floating marine transport station at Dubai Festival City
HE Mattar Al Tayer has opened the smart floating marine transport station at Dubai Festival City; the first floating station in the UAE
Celebrating RTA's nursery graduates for 8th straight year
About 26 children of female employees have graduated from the Nursery established by RTA in 2010 in line with its corporate responsibility to raise the job satisfaction of this segment of employees.
Dubai Metro Route 2020 to start operation on 1/1/2021
HE Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the #RTA announced that #Route2020, the extension of the Dubai Metro line, would start commercial operation on 01/01/2021. The initial operation phase would cover four stations, namely: Jebel Ali (interchange station), The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, and Al Furjan Stations. Route 2020 serves areas inhabited by 270k persons, where the selection of stations for operation was based on population density, expected ridership, and link with other transit means. Operation of Route 2020 follows the completion of all operational tests and trials.
The first trips of Route 2020 at the 4 stations
The first trips of the new year with the opening of Route2020 at the 4 stations
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