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RTA holds joint campaign during National Day celebrations to promote kid’s safety onboard vehicles

During the campaign, infant seats were distributed for new-borns in Dubai hospitals.

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RTA holds innovative lab to acquaint employees with Metaverse technology

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai, held an innovative lab at it’s headquarters for employees on the trending metaverse technology in collaboration with six specialist companies, keen to contribute to the government’s drive to transform Dubai into the smartest city in the world.

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RTA partners with ADNOC and Almutakamela to develop 3 Trucks Rest Stops

RTA has awarded contracts for constructing three all-inclusive Truck Rest Stops in partnership with the private sector. The first contract was made with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), and two contracts with Almutakamela Vehicle Testing and Registration.

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RTA marks Commemoration Day

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) marked Commemoration Day at its Head Office, where His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, RTA’s Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors along with several CEOs and Directors, hoisted the state flag.

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RTA announces service timing during Commemoration Day, 51st National Day

The revised service timing applies to customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, metro, tram, marine transport, and service provider centres (technical testing of vehicles).

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RTA holds innovative events in celebration of UAE 51st National Day

Celebrating this event affirms RTA’s commitment to having an active role in formal events and sharing with citizens and residents the pleasure of this day. The celebrations boost the sense of belonging to the nation and loyalty to its leaders.

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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.

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RTA reviews the latest development and commercial operation of autonomous vehicles in San Francisco

A delegation from Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) conducted a visit to San Francisco, USA (7-11 November) to meet with senior leadership from Cruise to review the company’s progress on development and commercial operation of autonomous vehicles.

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Customers Council ponders service improvements with bus riders

RTA’s Customers Council stressed the importance of RTA’s services to bus riders in Dubai. It reiterated RTA’s standing commitment to revamp these services to measure up to the needs of public transport riders.

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Guinness declares Al Qudra Cycling Track the ‘Longest Continuous Cycling Path’

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has achieved a new Guinness world record that adds to its impressive tally of world records in having Al Qudra Cycling Track spanning 80.6 km declared as the longest continuous cycling path surpassing the previous world record registered in 2020 for a 33 km cycling track.

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RTA wins EFQM seven-star Excellence Award

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has won the European Foundation for Quality Management's (EFQM) Excellence Award with a seven-star rating

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RTA awards contract for constructing cycling tracks at Al Khawaneej, Mushrif

The project aims to provide suitable options for people to practice cycling, and as realization of Dubai Urban Plan 2040.

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RTA carries out Traffic solutions on Al Qudra Road

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) carried out a set of improvements and quick traffic solutions on Al Qudra Road, which links the Arabian Ranches and the Dubai Studio City districts. This step is part of RTA’s efforts to enhance the traffic flow as well as the safety of road users in Dubai.

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RTA takes part in AccessAbilities Expo

The stand of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at the AccessAbilities Expo is seeing immense footfall. Visitors were interested to know more about the initiative of the Customer Happiness Centre on wheels for Senior Emiratis & People of Determination launched in 2020

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Public transport master plan for managing mobility at fan zones and facilitating passengers flying to watch FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled its dynamic public transport master plan for managing the mobility of residents and visitors at fan zones in Dubai and facilitating the movement of passengers flying through Al Maktoum International Airport to attend the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM (20 November – 18 December 2022).

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RTA to auction 350 premium plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits online

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is offering 350 fancy number plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits for private and vintage vehicles as well as motorbikes bearing (A-B-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V) codes. Plates on offer at this 69th online auction are topped by the super numbers (A 8187) and (V 2234).

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Completing 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.

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RTA opens 4 new bus routes, improves others

On November 18th, 2022, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to launch four new public bus routes in Dubai and improve seven others. The move aims to expand the internal bus network coverage and step up the integration of mass transit means in the emirate.

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RTA expands nol card micropayment outlets

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has announced that it is working on expanding the outlets for using the nol card Micropayment facilities through cooperation with three service aggregators after the recent addition of Oneprepay Company.

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RTA achieves 100% automation of public parking machines

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed the automation and renovation of public parking machines in the emirate. It has fitted them with touch screens enabling the entry of the vehicle details, and the issuance of an e-ticket likewise the text messages sent to mobile phones using the mParking system.

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RTA bags prestigious marine transport, CSR and sustainability awards

RTA has been named the winner of the Best Renewable Resources, Sustainable Transport category of the Asian Leadership Awards in recognition of the RTA solar power-operated traditional Abras.

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Institutions and academies for Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport 2023

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that 12 local and international organisations had qualified for the finals of the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport in the categories of both Industry Leaders and Local Academia.

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RTA partners with Careem BIKE to provide free bikes for participants in Dubai Ride

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Careem BIKE have teamed up to offer free bikes to residents and visitors who do not own private bikes but wish to participate in the Dubai Ride cycling event. Participants can borrow free bikes from Entrance A - MOTF - Trade Centre St and the Entrance E - Lower FCS - Financial Centre Rd Next to Roda Al Murooj Building A on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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RTA celebrates Flag Day

The event signals RTA's commitment to celebrating official national occasions with citizens and residents. It also promotes a sense of belonging to the homeland and sets an example for cohesion among citizens.

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Statement of Mattar Al Tayer marking Flag Day

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) stated that Flag Day, which is celebrated annually on November 3rd, commemorates our country's pride in its flag as a symbol of glory and honour.

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Centre for Transport Excellence releases MENA Post-Covid Mobility Report

During a webinar that attracted 60 experts and officials from 15 countries including Bahrain, Belgium, Egypt, Finland, Germany, India, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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RTA relocates trucks rest-stops from Lehbab to the Dubai-Hatta Road

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started the engineering and technical procedures to relocate the truck rest-stop from Lehbab Roundabout to the Dubai-Hatta Road, to meet the needs of urbanisation plans and projects

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RTA celebrates 17th anniversary, 13th Public Transport Day

The Public Transport Day promotes a healthy lifestyle #SpeedUpSlowDown to encourage residents and visitors to use public transport means to reach their destinations on time in a hassle free way.

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Using Emotional AI to assess Tram drivers in real-time

With ‘Safety and Environmental Sustainability’ being one of the key strategic goals, RTA in partnership with Keolis MHI and VirtuE Therapy and Research has implemented the third phase of trials of the use of A.I. Technology to assess Tram Drivers in real-time and ensure passenger safety.

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RTA, Dubai Police open nominations for Delivery Service Excellence Award

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and the Dubai Police General HQ announced that nominations for the first-ever Delivery Service Excellence Award had opened on October 1st and would run until November 30th, 2022.

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RTA, Dubai police discuss enhancing Road Traffic Safety

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), and His Excellency Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police have recently discussed boosting joint efforts to improve the security and safety of roads and achieve technical integration of traffic safety in Dubai.

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RTA activates nol card on The Palm Monorail rides

The nol card of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is now valid for paying fares of The Palm Monorail belonging to Nakheel, one of the biggest property developers not only in the UAE but also across the region.

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Wellness Care highlights 13th Public Transport Day

October 25th, 2022 will mark the start of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) celebrations of the 13th Public Transport Day. The theme of this year’s event revolves around caring for wellness (Public Transport Day gets Healthy).

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Al Tayer: Phase I of Intelligent Traffic System improves incident monitoring by 63%, response time by 30%

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed that the initial phase of the Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) expansion project, which was completed in November 2020, had expanded ITS coverage of Dubai’s main road network from 11% to 60%.

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RTA resumes bus routes to the Global Village’s season

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will resume four bus routes to serve tourists and visitors of is Global Village as it marks the start of its 27th season, on Tuesday, October 25th، 2022.

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RTA secures renewal of its ISO certification in Learning Services Outside Formal Education

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has succeeded in securing the renewal of the ISO29993:2017 Certificate in Learning Services Outside Formal Education from the British Standards Institution (BSI), which was initially obtained in 2019. RTA was the first entity in Dubai to receive this certification.

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RTA carries out inspection campaigns on illegal transport practices, fare evasion on public buses over two months

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with the Dubai Police and the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners’ Affairs, has carried out two inspection operations relating to unlicensed transport activities and fare evasion on public transport means, during June and July 2022.

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RTA organises medical, educational events marking Pink October under the theme: ‘Because We Care’

RTA’s Women Committee organized a variety of medical and awareness activities for female employees during 6th - 13th October, 2022, marking the month designated for raising global awareness of breast cancer under the theme ‘Because We Care’.

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Al Tayer announces operation of e-scooters in 11 new areas starting 2023

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the commencement of e-scooters operations in 11 new residential areas from the start of 2023

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RTA signs 5 MoUs at GITEX 2022

RTA signed 5 Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with regional and international technology companies during GITEX 2022. The signing of the MoUs is part of RTA's commitment to strengthening partnerships with the private sector to drive Dubai's digital transformation.

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Unified business hours at service provider centres

RTA has introduced uniform working hours across its 28 service provider centres (vehicle technical testing) across the emirate, except for Tasjeel Hatta and Jebel Ali Centres.

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RTA launches learning platform to boost skills of Call Centre employees

In collaboration with Avaya, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched a corporate learning platform powered by artificial intelligence at GITEX 2022. It aims to polish the skills of Call Centre employees

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RTA’s Youth Council calls for exploring opportunities in the data economy during GITEX 2022

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority’s Youth Council, in cooperation with Dubai Digital Authority, hosted a Youth Circle titled 'The Role of Youth in Artificial Intelligence and the Data Economy' in Dubai yesterday, on the sideline of GITEX 2022 - the largest tech show in the world

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RTA exhibits Metaverse Dubai Metro stations network, digital platforms at GITEX 2022

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has revealed an extensive collection of smart initiatives, applications, and stations it will showcase at the 42nd edition of GITEX 2022, which commences Monday 10th October 2022, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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RTA announces service timing during holiday marking Prophet’s birthday

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the business hours of all its services during the holiday of the Prophet’s birthday (Saturday 12 Rabi 1 1444H corresponding to 8th October 2022)

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RTA resumes Bus Route 105 service shuttling between Mall of the Emirates and Miracle Garden

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will resume the service of Bus Route 105 between Mall of the Emirates Bus Station and the Miracles Garden on October 10th, 2022

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RTA deploys electric abras to serve Global Village visitors

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will begin operating electric abra tourist services for visitors to Global Village on Tuesday, 25 October, in conjunction with the start of the Village's 27th season (2022 – 2023).

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RTA takes part in Emirati Students Forum and Career Fair hosted by UAE Embassy in Washington DC

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently taken part in the UAE Students Forum organized by the UAE Embassy in Washington DC for current students and alumni of American universities

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Taxis in Dubai posts 27% growth rate in the first half of 2022 compared to 2021

The sector has recorded a recovery rate of 101% compared with performance in 2019; the pre-pandemic levels. The growth rate registered by the sector is the highest over six years.

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RTA awards contract for constructing internal roads in 4 residential areas

The project, which covers roads extending 37 km in total, also includes road works over 21 km and adding streetlights for existing roads stretching 16 km. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

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RTA continues awareness campaigns, inspections of e-scooter operators

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is ramping up the awareness campaigns and inspections on the four RTA-approved operators of e-scooters. The campaigns were initiated at the start of the service rollout and are still on the go.

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RTA showcases its achievements at ITS World Congress – Los Angeles

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) took part in Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress – Los Angeles (ITS 2022), USA, one of the biggest specialist global platforms of intelligent transportation and futuristic mobility communities.

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RTA trains 6270 employees on its ‘Smart Safety License’ Programme for Workforce Safety

Launched in January 2019, the ‘Smart Safety License’ Programme from Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) trained 6270 employees of different nationalities, languages and demographics. The Programme covered RTA’s employees and contractors.

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8th Dubai International Project Management Forum focuses on Fostering Wellbeing

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is gearing up for holding the 8th Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) under the theme ‘Fostering Wellbeing’ over 4 days (23-26 Jan 2023).

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RTA exhibits projects, initiatives at ‘InnoTrans Berlin 2022’ to attract investments

A delegation from Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is taking part in the International Trade Convention and Fair for Transport Technology (InnoTrans 2022) in Berlin, Germany (20-23 September 2022)

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Al Tayer briefs American delegation on undertaking roads projects and public transport systems

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer has received an American delegation headed by His Excellency Carlos Braceras, Executive Director of Utah Department ofTransportation (UDOT). Attendees included Mr Mike Schultz, Utah House of Representatives and Senator Kirk Cullimore, from Utah.

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Jobs for young Emirati talents via ‘Ru’ya Careers UAE Redefined’ exhibition 2022

RTA is taking part in the 21st edition of ‘Ru’ya Careers UAE Redefined’ exhibition (20-22 September 2022) at the Dubai World Trade Centre. A host of government and semi-government entities as well as private companies are participating in the fair.

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More than AED37 million raised in Dubai’s 110th open auction

The proceeds of the 110th Open Auction for Distinctive Vehicle Number Plates held by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) held at Grand Hyatt Dubai Hotel on Saturday 17th September 2022 amounted to AED37.328 million.

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Package of services and development projects for Dubai Taxi

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has endorsed a package of improvement projects and services for Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC).

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Launching digital permits for passenger transport drivers, and school transport attendants

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched digital permits for passenger transport drivers (bus and taxi drivers and limousine chauffeurs) as well as school transport attendants of companies and entities operating in this field

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RTA scoops Gold Stevie International Business Award® in the category of Technical Support Solutions

RTA has won the Gold award in Stevie International Business Award® in the category of the Best Technical Support Solution - Computer Technologies. The USA-based coveted awards recognise the achievements of businesses in a variety of fields. RTA won the accolade for its digital signature system.

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RTA runs an inspection campaign around 27 metro stations

RTA has launched an inspection campaign around 27 metro stations. The campaign, which was coordinated with Dubai Municipality, aimed at monitoring abandoned bicycles around the metro stations.

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RTA releases 7th Sustainability Report 2021

RTA has published its 7th Sustainability Report 2021. The report showcases RTA’s practices in matters related to the Environment, Society, and Governance (ESG). The publishing of the report reflects RTA’s keenness to enhance transparency and disclosure of its annual performance in sustainability

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Statement of Mattar Al Tayer marking Dubai Government Excellence Programme’s 25-year journey

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer stated that the Dubai Government Excellence Programme had become a global model in implementing modern administrative concepts and embedding the culture of excellent performance and achievements in government entities.

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90 Premium number plates on offer in RTA’s 110th open auction

The super number plates (AA 13) and (U 70) top a pack of 90 fancy vehicle licensing plates of two, three, four and five digits on offer at the forthcoming 110th open auction of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). Plates on offer bear (K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-T-U-V-W-X-Z) codes.

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Dubai’s car rental records 24% growth in first half of 2022

Dubai's car rental industry reported a significant 23.7% growth in the number of companies registered in the first half of 2022, up from 1087 companies registered in the same period last year. As well, 78,000 vehicles were registered in the first half of 2022, up 11.8% from 69,000 in the same period last year

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Capital Express to lift Wizz Air passengers between Dubai and Abu Dhabi Airport on Bus Route

RTA has signed an agreement with Capital Express for Rapid Intercity to transport passengers between Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airport (Terminals 1,2,3). The service will connect Abu Dhabi International Airport with Dubai's Ibn Battuta Bus Station on an Express Bus Route.

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RTA underlines commitment to innovating Dubai Metro maintenance operations

RTA is demonstrating its commitment to enhancing the passenger experience of the Dubai Metro riders in partnership with Keolis-MHI, the operator of Dubai Metro and Tram by undertaking three key projects

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RTA offers renewal of driving licenses at Dubai International Airport

RTA plans to open a new service outlet enabling the renewal of vehicle driving licenses at the Dubai International Airport – Terminal 1 (Departure Concourse) in the third quarter of this year, in partnership with the private sector and trusted agents.

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Launching 3rd Edition of Tamkeen Programme

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the launch of 3rd Edition of Tamkeen (Empowerment) programme designed to attract fresh Emirati graduates from local and international universities and colleges in various academic specialisations.

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RTA inspects buses of 286 schools and nurseries Sept 2022

The move is part of RTA’s standing commitment to streamlining the school transport practices, verifying the compliance of operators with the regulations in place, and implementing preventive measures to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic while lifting students.

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Completing 55% of construction at Falcon Interchange

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that 55% of the construction had been completed at the Falcon Interchange Improvement Project situated between Al Khaleej Street, Khalid bin Al Waleed Street and Al Ghubaiba Street.

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Trial Rail Automated System to enhance its paperless transactions

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in collaboration with Keolis-MHI (operator of Dubai Metro and Tram) have launched the Rail Automated System (RAS) Project to trial a paperless initiative reliant on advanced technology.

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Upgrading automated system for assessing roads condition, maintenance and pavement

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has upgraded the automated system for assessing the condition of roads, managing their maintenance and pavement to achieve the relevant strategic objectives.

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RTA graduates 86 inductees of ‘Ajyal’ summer programme

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has graduated 86 students from secondary schools and universities who have completed RTA’s annual summer internship programme (Ajyal).

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Launching trial digital platform to serve demand for medium-sized bus services

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with arcab to launch a digital platform on a trial base in the shape of a smart app to meet the public demand for medium-sized bus services.

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RTA achieves 18% energy efficiency consumption rate, 13% cut in emissions

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that RTA had achieved the targeted energy efficiency performance indicators 2021 and reduced total energy consumption in all operations and projects by 18%, when compared with the average consumption from 2016 to 2019

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Youth Council holds (Get Closer to Your CEO) initiative

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Youth Council has held an initiative entitled (Get Closer to Your CEO). It is one of the Council’s initiatives planned for 2021-2022, which aims to hold friendly meetings with the CEOs to promote transparency and direct communication between the senior management and youth

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Dubai Taxi enhances school transport services for 24000 students across the Emirate of Dubai

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed the preparedness of the school transport sector for the start of the new academic year 2022-2023.

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Completion of 67% of improvements of Al Manama Street

RTA confirmed 67% completion of phased improvements on Al Manama Street. The project is within the domain of the recently opened Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project.

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RTA to sponsor Olympic athlete Aisha Al Mutaiwee

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will sponsor and empower the Olympic athlete Aisha Al Mutaiwee, who won four Gold medals in The Para Powerlifting Asia-Oceania Open Championships.

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304.6m riders used public transport means, shared mobility and taxis in the first half of 2022

RTA announced that the number of riders using public transport means and shared mobility in Dubai that include Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram, public buses, marine transport means (abras, ferry, water taxi, water bus), e-hail rides, smart car rental, Bus-On-Demand, and taxis (Dubai Taxi and franchise company taxies) clocked nearly 304.6 million during the first half of 2022

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RTA issues 38 thousands permits for e-scooter riders in 3 months

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has issued 38,102 permits for riding e-scooters during the first three months from the launch of the free online registration platform on RTA’s website on April 28th, 2022. The daily average number of permits issued clocked 423 permits.

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Best Business Award 2022 for innovative technology use

Represented by the Enterprise Command and Control Centre (EC3), Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has won the Best Business Award for the Innovative Use of Technology.

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RTA Call Centre receives 951 thousands calls in first half of 2022

The Call Centre (8009090) of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has received 951,492 calls during the first half of 2022.

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31 August 2022 is the registration deadline for the 3rd Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport 2023

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced 31st August 2022 as a deadline for registration for the 3rd Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport 2023. RTA called on companies and local academia to register on time through the website (www.sdcongress.com).

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RTA completes 75% of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor Project

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that 75% of the construction of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor Improvement is completed. The project extends 8 km along Ras Al Khor Road from the intersection of Dubai-Al Ain Road to the intersection of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road.

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RTA, Ministry of Education to offer scholarships for UAE nationals to develop their academic and professional skills

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Ministry of Education (MoE) to enhance the academic and professional skills of Emirati students by offering them scholarship programmes run by the MoE at numerous universities and institutes worldwide

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RTA resumes operation of Intercity Bus Route (E102) between Ibn Battuta Bus Station in Dubai to Musaffah Community Bus Station in Abu Dhabi

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is resuming the intercity bus service E102 as of August 9th, 2022 to support the return to normalcy following the Covid-19 pandemic and in response to the increasing demand for the intercity bus service.

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Unveiling initiatives for revamping vehicles and drivers licensing and mobile eyesight testing services

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the launch of ‘Click and Drive’ initiative for reengineering customers' journeys to obtaining driver licenses.

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RTA obtains renewal of ISO for Governance of IT for the organization

RTA has managed to renew the ISO/IEC 38500:2015 certification for Information Technology - Governance of IT for the Organization, which was initially obtained in 2019. As such, it has become pioneer in the UAE to obtain this certificate, which is recognised as an international standard for the organisation’s IT governance.

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Young Mobility Capabilities programme to train fresh graduates, young employees

RTA announced the launch of the Young Mobility Capabilities programme in September. The programme aims at grooming young Emiratis talents to work with RTA partners among top international companies to gain specialist knowledge and experience.

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RTA to auction 350 premium vehicle plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits

RTA is offering 350 fancy number plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits for private vehicles bearing (H-I-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z) codes. Plates on offer at this 68th online auction are topped by the super numbers (O 260) and (V 1102).

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RTA, Cruise to operate today two Chevrolet Bolt EVs to chart digital maps for self-driving vehicles

In implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, to proceed with the partnership agreement signed between the RTA and Cruise to operate Cruise autonomous vehicles to offer taxi and e-Hail services in Dubai.

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MENA Centre for Transport Excellence holds 6 training courses in first half of 2022

The MENA Centre for Transport Excellence has held six specialist remote training courses in the first half of 2022 in coordination with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

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Customers Council ponders improving services for people of determination

The Customers Council of RTA has held a gathering with representatives of the people of determination in Dubai at Rashid Centre for The People of Determination. The session reviewed RTA’s services to the people of determination and how to improve them to add to the happiness of those target groups.

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Dubai’s RTA briefs Sharjah’s RTA on best marine transport practices

The briefing focused on designing marine stations, the infrastructure of marine transport and supervising the operation of traditional Abras in Dubai.

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Dubai Taxi annual gathering honours strategic partners 2021

In a gesture of recognition and appreciation, RTA’s Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) held its annual gathering that brought together a wide array of strategic partners and sponsors from public and private entities. Staging the event, which was held at the Godolphin’s Ballroom, Emirates Towers Hotel culminates the successful synergy between the two parties. It is also a tribute to the efforts, cooperation and effective contribution of these entities to the long and successful drive of the DTC.

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RTA completes 60-70% of internal roads extending 34.4 km at Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2, Al Barsha South 3

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed about 60-70% of the construction of internal roads spanning 34.4 km at three residential districts namely Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2 and Al Barsha South 3.

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