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The Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Well-being Pillar workshop

The Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Well-being Pillar held a two-day workshop featuring various sessions and panel discussions focused on serving the requirements for future development and outlining a strategic plan for quality projects and initiatives undertaken by the affiliated entities.

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Empowering Emirati Students with Training in Rail Engineering and Future Forseight

The RTA in Dubai, in cooperation with Keolis MHI, Dubai Metro and Tram operator, has recently completed the training of 21 Ajman’s Applied Technology High School students in applied engineering and technology.

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Full renovation of Water Canal Bridge’s Waterfall

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) undertook comprehensive maintenance tasks of the Water Canal Bridge’s Waterfall on the Sheikh Zayed Road. This project spanned over two months and focused on promoting the waterfall's safety in line with the top international standards. This project underscores RTA's commitment to maintaining the aesthetic appeal of the Dubai Water Canal facilities, showcasing the identity and cultural essence of Dubai's landmarks.

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First meeting of Higher Committee for Development and Citizens Affairs

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Development and Citizens Affairs, presided over the committee’s first meeting in 2024.

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Opening of Deira Old Souq Marine Transport Station

RTA announced the opening of Deira Old Souq Marine Transport Station, which serves the (Old Baladiya Road Area) and Gold Souq besides linking Al Fahidi and Bur Dubai Stations

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Holding internal events marking UAE Innovation Month

RTA is organising internal events during the UAE Innovation Month (UAE Innovates 2024), the largest national event celebrating innovation and innovators, emphasising impactful innovations across all emirates and regions of the country.

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702 million riders used public transport in 2023

RTA announced that the ridership of public transport and shared mobility, marine transport and taxis amounted to around 702 million riders in 2023.

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Unveiling the strategic partners for MENA Transport Congress and Exhibition

RTA has revealed the strategic partners and sponsors for the MENA Transport Congress and Exhibition 2024. Scheduled for its 5th edition from 28 February to 01 March 2024

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RTA to hold online auction of 350 exclusive plates

Offering 350 fancy number plates of 2, 3, 4 and 5 digits for private vehicles, vintage cars and motorbikes bearing (A-B-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z) codes.

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WGS24: Al Tayer highlights Dubai’s adaptability and resilience under leadership of Mohammed bin Rashid

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, described Dubai’s adaptability and resilience during the World Governments Summit (WGS) 2024, which takes place from 12-14 February under the theme ‘Shaping Future Governments’.

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Al Tayer Inaugurates Future of Mobility Forum

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Commissioner- General for Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Well-Being Pillar, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, inaugurated the Future of Mobility Forum hosted by the World Governments Summit 2024 in collaboration with RTA and the UP Summit.

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Mohammed bin Rashid and Hamdan bin Mohammed witness agreement to launch aerial taxis

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), today witnessed the signing of an agreement to launch an aerial taxi service in Dubai by 2026. 

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Launching new weekend-only bus route

Operating from Friday to Sunday between 5 pm and 11 pm, this service will offer half-hourly departures, connecting Stadium Metro Station with Al Mamzar Beach

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RTA adopts innovative Customer Experience Strategy 2024-2028

This strategy seeks to develop abilities to understand the unique needs and preferences of customers, foster the development of tailored, proactive and innovative products and services

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Partnership with Amazon Web Services

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary company of Amazon that specializes in providing cloud computing platforms and application programming interfaces.

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Agreement to develop entry/exit points for Dubai Harbour

In implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to enhance the infrastructure of road networks to meet the needs of Dubai's urban expansion and demographic growth, RTA has entered into a strategic partnership with ‘Shamal Holding,’ RTA will undertake the construction of a two-lane bridge in each direction.

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Annual Partners Council

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has organised the annual ‘Partners’ Council’ at RTA’s Transportation Research and Innovation Pavilion at the University of Birmingham Dubai.

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Al Tayer: Hamdan and Maktoum contributed to leveraging government business and uplifting the well-being of Dubai

Statement of His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer marking the 16th anniversary of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed's ascension as the Crown Prince of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed's taking office as First Deputy Ruler of Dubai.

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Completion of Algeria Street Improvement Project spanning 2km at Al Muhaisnah 1 and Mizhar 1

The project is part of RTA's continuous efforts to upgrade road infrastructure across Dubai, improve the traffic flow for road users, and serve surrounding residential areas witnessing high population growth rates

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Illuminating metro stations with 20,000 energy-saving lamps (LED)

This initiative has saved approximately 16.7 million kilowatts of energy within two years, which amounts to AED7.6 million. Additionally, it has reduced the carbon footprint by 7,283 tons of CO2.

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RTA hosts 56th International Commission for Driver Testing Congress

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will host the International Commission for Driver Testing Congress (CIECA Congress), at the Dubai World Trade Center (6th-7th March 2024). The congress will feature 16 prominent international speakers, alongside the participation of driving institutes.

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AED350m contract to upgrade nol System

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract to upgrade the existing nol (Card-Based Ticketing System) to a sophisticated, central wallet technology (Account Based Ticketing System), aligning with the top global practices.

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BSI certification in circular economy

RTA has obtained the BS 8001:2017 certification in circular economy from the British Standards Institution (BSI), marking it as the first government entity in the Middle East and North Africa to obtain such a certification.

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Extending registration for 13th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has extended the deadline for submissions to the 13th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) to 15th March 2024.

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Honouring the winning companies and drivers in Delivery Sector Excellence Award

Roads and Transport Authority, and Dubai Police, honoured the companies and drivers who emerged as winners of the Delivery Sector Excellence Award, the first of its kind in the region.

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Issuing 67k permits for practising professional passenger transport

RTA issued 67,341 permits for practising the passenger transport profession. The figure encompasses 6,883 permits for school transport drivers, 20,483 permits for limousine chauffeurs, 30,215 permits for taxi drivers, 6,813 permits for school transport attendants and 2,947 permits for the Naqel service, which facilitates passenger transport from other emirates to Dubai.

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RTA, UN organise international about big data science in the field of transport

The event aimed to draw a global assembly of experts to review the best global practices and benefit from their experience in data sciences and artificial intelligence.

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Completing traffic improvements across 14 sites in 2023

RTA has executed a series of traffic improvements at 14 sites across Dubai in 2023. These solutions contributed to cutting travel times by up to 50% at certain locations and enhanced the vehicular capacity of numerous roads by as much as 25%.

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Participants of the Dubai International Project Management tour Dubai's landmarks

Their itinerary included visits to distinguished locations such as the Mohammed bin Rashid Library, the Infinity Bridge, the World Islands project accessed via the Dubai Ferry..

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Adding Salik toll gate on Business Bay Crossing, operations to start in November 2024

The move is aligned with the RTA’s comprehensive strategic plan to develop and integrate road networks, public transport routes and services and enhance technical road and transport systems.

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Pioneering Leaders discussed the Path to Circular Economy Integration at DIPMF

During a panel discussion titled "Project and Circular Economy," they agreed that collaboration among industry leaders is essential for driving the circular economy and enabling sustainable and economically viable projects.

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Jessica Fox Highlights the Role of Infrastructure in Film Project Management at DIPMF

During the Dubai Project Management Forum (DIPMF), film writer, director, and author Jessica Fox spoke about the crucial requirements for project management in the film industry.

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Bridging Space and Earth: A Collaboration Journey Between Astronauts and Project Managers

In an engaging session at the Dubai International Project Management Forum 2024, Major Tim Peake, the renowned British astronaut, shared his extraordinary experiences of spacewalking.

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Panel Discussion, Leading the Future: Visionary Leadership for Success

In a session titled Leading the Future: Visionary Leadership for Success at the Dubai International Project Management Forum 2024, an insightful prelude was offered by the session moderator, Ms. Shereen Mitwalli Presenter, Motivational Speaker and Event MC

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Dubai has become a global center on the sports medicine map

Dr. George Dr. George John Founder & Chairman, Transform Specialist Medical Centre, highlighted Dubai's emergence as a hub on the global sports medicine map. He noted the ongoing efforts in the emirate to foster this field through the adoption of cutting-edge science and technologies.

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Two MOUs to develop innovative transportation systems

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) in the field of developing new and innovative transportation systems as part of the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF).

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ENOC named Strategic Partner of 10th DIPMF

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ENOC Group, naming it as a strategic partner of the tenth edition of the Dubai International Project Management Forum.

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Global Experts Unveil Roadmap for Sustainable Growth at DPIMF

During the concluding day of the 9th edition of the Dubai Project Management Forum (DIPMF), a pivotal session was held under the theme 'Beyond Boundaries' titled "Roadmap for Economic & Environmental Prosperity".

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Al Habtoor: Sound management, planning, and quality are key pillars of successful project

His Excellency Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founder and Chairman, Al Habtoor Group, stressed the importance of sound management, good planning, and commitment to quality in the successful completion of mega projects.

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AED 262 billion have been made through investments in infrastructure projects

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA revealed that the cumulative savings of the substantial government investments of the Dubai Government in developing the infrastructure of roads and transport networks amounted to AED262 billion from 2006 to 2023.

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Ahmed bin Mohammed opens 9th Dubai International Project Management Forum

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, inaugurated the 9th Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF).

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Greg Wooldridge Shares insights on Trust and Gratitude in Business at DIPMF

Greg Wooldridge, renowned former Commanding Officer of The Blue Angels, captivated the audience with his insightful keynote address “ Trust and culture of gratitude in business” during the inaugural day of the Dubai International Project Management Conference.

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Future Trends in Project Management Session

The Dubai International Project Management Forum 2024 commenced with a series of engaging sessions including one about "Future Trends in Project Management” moderated by Ms. Sarah Cocker, Managing Director, Amplify Project Management Services

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DIPMF highlights the power of AI and cloud computing in shaping the future of various industries

Dubai International Projects Management Forum (DIPMF) witnessed a captivating session titled ”Convergence of Power: Harnessing the Synergy of AI, Cloud Computing & Data Analytics” led by Ben Royce, AI Services Manager at Google Cloud

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Mohamed Alabbar highlights architecture’s future role in cities at DIPMF

His Excellency Mohamed Ali Alabbar, Founder of Emaar and Noon, Chairman of Eagle Hills, took the stage at Dubai International Project Management Forum to discuss ‘The Role of Iconic Architecture in Shaping Cities of the Future’.

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9th Dubai International Project Management Forum kicks off

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, the 9th edition of the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) is set to commence.

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Launching “Joint Flood Management room” to address rainwater accumulations

The Joint Room was launched in collaboration with strategic partners: Dubai Police General Headquarters, Dubai Municipality, Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment, and representatives from main development areas.

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Best Sustainable Transport Means Photo Competition

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) declared the winners of the 3rd Best Sustainable Transport Means Photo Competition held under the theme: ‘Mobility in Dubai,’ in collaboration with the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA).

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16 prominent entities to sponsor Dubai International Project Management Forum

The sponsors expressed their keenness to support the DIPMF motivated by the significant success of the event over its past editions highlighted by drawing in 350 global experts

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Hamdan bin Mohammed approves series of development projects for the Hatta region

The extensive progress achieved by the emirate also underscores Sheikh Mohammed’s directives to constantly improve Dubai’s development model to deliver the best and most efficient services to citizens and residents alike, His Highness added.

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Extensive maintenance programme for Al Maktoum Bridge

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed that Al Maktoum Bridge is subjected to yearly comprehensive maintenance r to ensure its sustainability and efficiency in handling the traffic. The bridge, which is the oldest in Dubai, is crucial for crossing between Deira and Bur Dubai.

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Improvement of Umm Suqeim Street Project

In line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, Ruler of Dubai to improve the infrastructure of the road network to match Dubai's sustained growth, accommodate urban and population needs.

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Driving test appointment service via (Mahboub) Chatbot

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has recently introduced a new service enabling individuals to book and reschedule driving test appointments via WhatsApp. The service is available through the RTA’s "Mahboub" Chatbot on (0588009090).

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The sky is the limit in Mohammed bin Rashid’s School of Leadership

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) congratulated His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai of His Highness taking office as Ruler of Dubai.

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98% Compliance in Heavy Vehicle Emission Reduction

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has praised commercial transport entities, especially those operating trucks and heavy vehicles, for their adherence to standards to reduce carbon emissions from their exhausts. This commitment has resulted in an impressive compliance rate of around 98%.

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Mohammed bin Rashid issues Law establishing ‘Parkin’ PJSC as a company overseeing parking operations across Dubai

In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, issued Law No. (30) of 2023 establishing ‘Parkin’ company, a public joint stock company (PJSC) that will oversee operations related to parking spaces in Dubai.

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AED278m contract for streetlighting project spanning 40 districts

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently awarded a contract worth AED278 million for a street lighting project that will cover 40 districts and streets. This project is part of the Street Lighting Plan 2023-2026, which aims to enhance the infrastructure of road network facilities to keep up with Dubai's ongoing development and meet the demands of urban expansion and population growth.

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More than 2m riders used public transport on New Year’s Eve 2024

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority reported a total of 2,288,631 passengers used various public transport means on New Year's Eve 2024.

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114th Open Auction for Dubai's Premium Plates Yields AED 51 million

51.216 million dirhams were raised in the 114th open auction for exclusive vehicle number plates, the final auction for this year, held by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at the Grand Hyatt Dubai Hotel on Saturday, December 30th, 2023.

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New flag fall and dynamic fare for Taxi and Hala services

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the introduction of new flag fall rates for both regular metered taxis and Hala Taxi service at specific locations and times. The flag fall rate will be set at AED 20 at the locations of main events such as exhibitions and international conventions (World Trade Centre, Expo City, and the Global Village). This will be applicable during the major event days.

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Service timings for 2024 New Year’s Eve and Holiday

The change in business hours relates to customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro and Tram, marine transport means, and service provider centres (technical testing of vehicles).

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Improving Dubai Metro's Efficiency and user satisfaction

RTA has accelerated the average response time during emergencies and increased the satisfaction of Dubai Metro users

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ME Technology Excellence Award for AI Solutions in Parking Inspections

The award is given to government entities that have shown outstanding achievements in information and communications technology (ICT), transport, and sustainability.

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RTA, UN Committee of Experts join hands in developing Big Data and AI

This collaboration is part of an ongoing partnership between the two entities and marks a significant step in transforming this partnership.

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Constructing 762 Bus Shelters in key Dubai areas by 2025

By integrating structural elements that enhance the overall architectural design, these shelters embody the refined character of Dubai, presenting it as an epitome of safe and stable urban living.

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Holding 4th Legal Forum to discuss Legal Structure of Intelligent Transport

RTA has recently organised the 4th Legal Forum under the theme ‘The Legal Structure of Intelligent Transport.’ The event discussed laws related to intelligent transportation and artificial intelligence and how to use them in transportation applications.

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Unveiling transition plan to electric bikes for delivery sector

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) unveiled a green initiative targeting delivery companies advocating a migration to eco-friendly electric bikes.

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Special offers awaits marine transit riders on 2024 New Year’s Eve

RTA has unveiled special offers and premium services for a spectacular show on the eve of the New Year 2024 (Sunday 31st December) aboard marine transit modes (Dubai Ferry, Abra and Water Taxi), during an attractive tour of Dubai coastline.

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Dubai International Project Management Forum hosts prominent international experts, specialists

The event will feature internationally renowned specialists who will share their ideas and insights about project management and operation in line with global practices and standards.

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Exclusive collection of 90 plates in 114th open auction

Plates on offer bear (AA- I- J- M- N- O- Q- R- S- T- U- V- W- X- Y- Z) codes.

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Unveiling digital strategy 2023-2030 with 82 technology projects costing AED1.6 bn

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled its Digital Strategy 2023-2030, with 82 projects and initiatives at a total investment of AED1.6 billion

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Banning truck movement on some internal roads of Nad Al Sheba Reserve

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has declared a round-the-clock truck movement ban on certain roads of Nad Al Sheba Reserve.

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Holding workshops to promote 13th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport

The workshops, which coincided with the UAE's Year of Sustainability 2023, targeted public and private entities, academia (universities and schools), the shipping industry, and the health sector, both at the national and regional levels.

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Hamdan bin Mohammed goes on first test ride of Cruise autonomous electric vehicle in Jumeirah 1

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, went on the first demo ride of the Chevrolet Bolt-based Cruise autonomous vehicle (AV) in Jumeirah 1 area.

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Al Tayer honours 20 Emirati fresh graduates under Al-Masar Roads and Traffic Engineering Programme in coop with IRF

The programme is conducted by RTA’s Traffic and Roads Agency in collaboration with the International Road Federation (IRF) in Washington, USA, a strategic partner of RTA and a prominent international organisation of the industry.

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Initiative to transfer vehicle plate ownership via UAE Pass

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has rolled out an initiative to streamline the buying and selling of vehicle plates along with the transfer of plate ownership via the UAE Pass.

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Sponsoring two People of Determination athletes in cycling and bowling

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is sponsoring two players of People of Determination, Ahmed Mohammed Al-Bedwawi, an Emirati cyclist and Ayman Al-Megbali Emirati bowling champion.

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RTA's Strategic Plan 2024-2030

The plan is aligned with Dubai Urban Plan 2040 aiming to make Dubai the world’s best city for living, Dubai Plan 2030, Dubai Government Directives, and the UAE Government Vision, “We the UAE 2031”.

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Customers Council ponders improvement of bus services

RTA's Customers Council held a panel discussion session with several users, controllers and supervisors of public bus stations across the emirate. The gathering, which convened at Al Ghubaiba Bus Station, reviewed the services provided by RTA to ensure that they match the expectations and daily requirements of this community segment.

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Gifting child car seats to Dubai's newborns during 52nd Union Day celebrations

This gesture was part of RTA's yearly traffic safety initiatives, conducted in collaboration with Dubai Police General HQ, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), UNICEF, and supported by the Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) and Continental Tires.

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Marking International Volunteer Day by honouring more than 800 volunteers

The felicitation coincided with the ‘International Volunteer Day,’ which falls on the 5th of December every year as well as the designation of 2023 as the Year of Sustainability.

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Participating in ITS World Congress in China

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) participated in the 29th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS World Congress) in Suzhou, China to keep abreast of the latest advancements and technologies in the mobility sector.

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AED2.5 bn investment portfolio featuring 10 projects in partnership with private sector

RTA has endorsed the ‘Dubai Portfolio for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) (2024-2026),’ encompassing 10 projects with an estimated value of AED2.5 billion

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Statement of His Excellency Director General, Chairman of the Board marking 52nd Union Day

“The UAE's 52nd Union Day celebrations have added significance this year as they coincide with the hosting of the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) at Expo City Dubai.

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Service timings during 52nd Union Day

RTA announced the working hours for all services during the 52nd Union Day holiday. The change in business hours relate to customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro and Tram, marine transport means, and service provider centers (technical inspection of vehicles).

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Marking Commemoration Day

RTA observed the Commemoration Day on November 30, 2023, in a ceremony attended by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, along with CEOs and directors of the RTA

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Diversions on roads leading to Sheikh Zayed Road on the occasion of COP28

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced a temporary rerouting of traffic on Sheikh Zayed Road towards Abu Dhabi, from the Trade Centre Roundabout to the Expo Intersection

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Diverse activities marking 52nd Union Day

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) celebrated the 52nd Union Day by organising a host of festivities that included setting up a special majlis for employees in the external courtyard of RTA’s HQ.

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MENA Centre for Transport Excellence trains 160 employees of RTA in 2023

The MENA Centre for Transport Excellence (CTE) announced that it had completed training for over 160 employees from Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in 2023

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School transport service witnesses a high rate of customer satisfaction

The school transportation service provided by the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai and Careem through the e-hail service via Careem application

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Mohammed bin Rashid approves Dubai Metro Blue Line project

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the Dubai Metro Blue Line project, a new 30 km metro route that will strategically link key areas in the emirate through 14 stations.

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Awareness campaigns about professional permits for heavy vehicles’ drivers

RTA has recently completed a series of awareness and inspection campaigns targeting truck drivers in the Emirate. The campaigns were run by the Licensing Activities Department at the Licensing Agency in coordination with the Traffic Department at the Traffic and Roads Agency.

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Installation of solar panels at Dubai Metro and Tram Depots

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started the installation of solar energy panels at the Dubai Metro Depots at Jebel Ali and Al Qusais as well as the Tram Depot at Al Safouh.

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Comprehensive plan for safe and smooth transportation of participants and visitors of COP28

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), the main route partner of the Conference of the Parties (COP28), has mapped out a comprehensive participation plan in the conference, which will take place at Expo Dubai from November 30th to December 12th, 2023

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Completion of 85% of Al Meydan Street Improvement Project

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the completion of 85% of the Al Meydan Street Improvement Project, extending from the Al Khail Street intersection to the Cyclists Club.

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Optimising bus routes to streamline mobility as of Nov 20th 2023

RTA announced changes in several public bus routes in Dubai from 20th November 2023, to ease the daily mobility of riders and enable them smooth and hassle-free journeys to their intended destinations across the emirate.

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Winning international award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in human capital management

RTA secured the bronze Brandon Hall Excellence Award under the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion category for Best Advance in Leadership Development for Women

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Online auction of 350 premium plates for vehicles

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is offering 350 fancy number plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits for private vehicles bearing (G-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W) codes.

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Reducing speed limit on sector of Al Ittihad Road

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority RTA), and the Dubai Police General Headquarters, decided to reduce the speed limit on Al Ittihad Road, between Sharjah and Al Garhoud Bridge, from 100 km/h to 80 km/h, effective November 20, 2023.

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