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Registration open for 12th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport

RTA has recently started registering and receiving submissions for the 12th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) in collaboration with the International Association of Public Transport (UITP).

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RTA launches digital nol on Huawei watch 3 | 3 pro

In a move geared towards further integrating advanced and innovative technologies into Dubai’s transport sector, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Huawei Consumer Business Group have announced a landmark partnership to launch the digital nol card on the HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro.

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Live demo of the use of ‘AI in Cycling Tracks’ solution at GITEX 2021

RTA is featuring the ‘Using AI in Cycling Tracks’ solution at GITEX Technology Week 2021 which is a proof of concept developed by EVOTEQ, a digital transformation solutions provider. This revolutionary solution aims to ensure safer roads for cyclists by deploying digital solutions that create a meaningful impact on people’s lives.

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Smart initiatives and services at GITEX 2021

RTA has revealed an exciting collection of projects and smart initiatives it will showcase at GITEX 2021 topped by projects qualified for the finals of the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport 2021.

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تنفيذ (1331) عملية تفتيشية على قطاع النقل المدرسي في دبي

RTA has recently carried out 1331 inspections of school transport activity across the emirate. Inspections made were part of RTA’s ongoing efforts to streamline the sector and verify the compliance of operators with the applicable regulations as well as the compliance with the preventive measures.

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Workshop about etiquette of dealing with people of determination

RTA) has held a virtual workshop about the etiquette of dealing with people of determination attended by His Excellency Majid Nasir Al Osaimi, Executive Director of the Dubai Club For People Of Determination, and Mansour Al Falasi, Chairperson of RTA Foundation cum CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation.

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

RTA) is offering 350 catchy number plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits for motorbikes, private vehicles and classic cars bearing (A-B-H-I-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-X-W) codes in the forthcoming 65th online number plates auction.

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RTA holds 7th edition of Dubai International Project management Forum

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) will hold the 7th edition of the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) on 26-27th January 2022.

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LEED Gold Certification for Route 2020 Metro Stations from USGBC

RTA has achieved LEED Gold Certification awarded to the seven stations of Route 2020, under the rating system LEED V4 BD+C following the US Green Buildings Council (USGBC), which is the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

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RTA initiatives at the 23rd WETEX exhibition

RTA is showcasing a host of initiatives in the 23rd running of the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show hosted at the Dubai Exhibition Centre – Expo 2020 Dubai held under the theme: ‘At the Forefront of Sustainability.

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Releasing 6th Sustainability Report 2020

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has published its 6th Sustainability Report 2020, an annual publication that reflects RTA’s efforts in improving maturity levels of sustainability to become one of the most sustainable government organisations specialised in the field of roads and transport worldwide

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RTA presents Medal of Trust to 40 taxi drivers for returning AED 4 million

To reward the honesty and attitude of taxi drivers for returning items left by taxi riders, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) honoured 40 taxi drivers with the Medal of Trust The drivers returned items left behind by taxi riders amounting to AED4,705,703 during the first half of this year.

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Installing new generation of TVMs and RTPI screens

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently completed the installation of a new generation of nol card and ticket vending machines (TVMs) at several bus stations in the city, in addition to the smart Real-Time Information (RTPI) screens displaying updates of bus timings

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RTA awards contract for internal roads at Al Barsha South 3

In line with Dubai’s Master Plan for Internal Roads of Residential Districts endorsed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai,

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Bike sharing introduced as a mobility mode for Expo 2020

RTA announced the provision of bike sharing modes by Careem which provides a quick and sustainable ride solution at Expo 2020. 230 pedal- assist bicycles and 23 stations were provided by Careem to enable visitors and staff to reserve and use bicycles to tour the exhibition facilities easily through the Careem BIKE app

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RTA and Canon launch photography contest marking the opening of Expo 2020

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with Canon Middle East (CME), provider of imaging technologies and services and with the support of Keolis-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries LLC, will launch a photography contest marking the opening of Expo 2020.

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Free bus rides for Expo visitors from 9 locations in the UAE

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the provision of free bus rides to visitors of Expo 2020 aboard Expo Riders buses from 9 locations in the UAE. These include three in Abu Dhabi, two in Sharjah and one location in each of Ajman, Ras Al Khaima, Fujairah and Al Ain.

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Launching Auto Dispatch innovative technology of taxis using at Expo 2020

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority Dubai in collaboration with Hala has launched for the first time in the region the 'Auto Dispatch’ of taxis at EXPO 2020. With the objective of timely and efficient dispatch of taxis vital to Expo visitors which enhances their journey experience.

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RTA completes training of 102 interns from local and international universities

RTA has completed internships of 102 male and female students in a variety of majors related to its business as part of the practical training programme for this year 2021.

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Infrastructure and road projects of Expo 2020 cost AED15 bn

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed the preparedness of the infrastructure of roads and mass transit networks for providing unique, smooth, and express mobility service to visitors of Expo 2020 from Dubai and other emirates across the UAE.

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Al Tayer attends final tests of Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport 2021

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director General Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) attended part of the final tests of leading companies and academic institutions that had qualified for the second cycle of the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport.

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Dubai Taxi Customer’s Journey workshop showcases services

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) held a workshop entitled: Customer’s Journey to showcase the taxi and limo services at the Dubai International Airport.

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Leading the world in asset lifecycle and digitisation

RTA had demonstrated its superior global standing in a benchmarking study about asset management practices commissioned by Atkins, a specialist in administrative consultancies.

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RTA hosts 18th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition in November 2021

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, RTA will host the 18th International Roads Federation (IRF) World Meeting & Exhibition during 7-10 November 2021.

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RTA and Dubai Police complete link up of systems to control movement of heavy trucks

RTA and the General HQ of Dubai Police have completed a link between the system of Right-Of-Way service permits relating to ‘Apply for a Mobility Permit for Over-Weight and Over-Dimension Vehicles and Apply for a Mobility Permit for Heavy Vehicles in Banned Times

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Resuming Route E101 bus service between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

RTA announced the resumption of the E101 bus shuttle between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The operation of this inter-city bus service is coordinated with Abu Dhabi’s Integrated Transport Centre for serving passengers between the two emirates.

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Digital Coach trains 869 RTA’s bus drivers since outbreak of Covid-19

RTA announced that its Digital Coach had completed the training of 869 bus drivers at the Public Transport Agency. 60 training sessions were held since the outbreak of Covid-19 under this initiative, which is the first of its kind in training drivers worldwide.

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Free Expo Rider buses for Expo visitors from 9 locations in Dubai

RTA announced the deployment of 126 public buses “Expo Rider” to serve Expo 2020 Dubai visitors for free from 9 locations across Dubai.

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RTA announces taking over of Dubai Metro and Tram’s operation and maintenance by Keolis-MHI LLC

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that Keolis MHI Rail Management and Operation LLC had taken over the responsibility of operating and maintaining Dubai Metro as well as the operation of Dubai Tram from Serco Middle East.

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RTA and Uber join hands to improve training of chauffeurs

RTA has signed an agreement with Uber, an e-hailing giant, to enhance the training of chauffeurs of RTA limos. The aim is to use Uber’s e-hail methodology, which leads the world in this field of the industry.

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Statement of HE Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer about the announcement of the 10 Principles for the Next 50 Years

“Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and his brothers His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, UAE has mapped out a roadmap for a sweeping development model over the next 50 years

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RTA gives away laptops to the most frequent metro and tram commuters among students

RTA has launched a new initiative whereby an additional number plate will be placed at the rear for bike racks mounted at the back of vehicles to avoid blocking the visibility of the original number plate

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Initiative for fitting additional number plate to vehicles with trunk mounted bikes

RTA has launched a new initiative whereby an additional number plate will be placed at the rear for bike racks mounted at the back of vehicles to avoid blocking the visibility of the original number plate

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Opening new bus route to serve Souk Al Marfa, improving 11 routes on 9 September 2021

RTA is intending to launch a new route for public buses in Dubai and improve the services of three other bus routes starting this September 9th 2021. The move aims to expand the internal bus network and step up the integration of mass transit means in the Emirate

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RTA pledges renewed support to Dubai SMEs

RTA reiterated its continued support to national enterprises affiliated with Dubai SMEs. Such support is reflected in the Government Procurement Programme, and concessions granted in contractual procedures of several projects and services required by RTA.

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MENA Centre for Transport Excellence webinar discusses ‘Strategies for Managing Taxi Beyond Covid-19’

The MENA Centre for Transport Excellence (CTE) has recently held an online training program titled ‘Strategies for Managing Taxi Beyond Covid-19’ over a period of four days in collaboration with the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC).

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Opening of Jumeirah Golf Estates metro station

RTA has opened Jumeirah Golf Estates Metro Station for the public on Sept 1st, 2021, well ahead of the launch of Expo 2020 events. The station will enter the service with a new billing as the biggest underground station in the entire Dubai Metro network on both the Red and Green Lines.

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Dubai’s 107th open auction for licensing plates yields AED36 m

The 107th Open Auction for Distinctive Vehicle Number Plates held by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel on Saturday 28th August has raised AED36.276 million.

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Al Tayer endorses Dubai Taxi’s Updated Strategic Plan 2021-2023

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) endorsed Dubai Taxi Corporation’s (DTC) Strategic Plan 2021-2023.

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RTA’s Women Committee celebrates Emirati Women’s Day

The Women Committee at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) held a series of events marking the Emirati Women’s Day held this year under the theme ‘Women: Ambitions & Inspiration for the Next 50 Years.

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Launching digital platform to serve investors and entrepreneurs

Launching digital pRTA has recently launched its investment platform branded ‘RTA Invest.’ This specialist digital platform is dedicated to serving investors and entrepreneurs interested in engaging with RTA in projects. Such projects are based on the principle of public-private partnership (PPP) and tailored to deliver advanced services to all spectrums of the community.latform to serve investors and entrepreneurs

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Al Tayer discusses future of transport and control systems with Korean delegation

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) received Hon. CHO, Eung Cheon, Vice-Chairman of Land Infrastructure and Transport Committee, Hon. Mr. Lee Hun Seung, Vice-Chairman of Land Infrastructure and Transport Committee of the Republic of Korea.

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Marine transport lines ferry 5.7m riders in first half of 2021

Marine transport means of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) transported 5,734,244 riders during the first half of this year 2021, compared to 4,694,870 riders during the same period last year 2020

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RTA enters Guinness Record for the largest number of nationalities participating in occupational safety event

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has achieved a new Guinness World Record by staging an awareness event that attracted the biggest number of participating nationalities worldwide

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RTA announces plan to transport Expo 2020 visitors from various emirates

RTA has unveiled a transportation plan to serve visitors of Expo 2020 from around the United Arabi Emirates. The plan specifies 9 locations across UAE in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah

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100 Premium number plates up for grabs in RTA’s open auction on Aug 28th, 2021

The super number plates (E 55) and (W 29) top a fascinating pack of 100 fancy licensing plates of two, three, four and five digits which will be on offer at the forthcoming 107th open auction of RTA

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Obtaining ISO certification in Learning Services Outside Formal Education

RTA has recently obtained a Certificate confirming compliance with the requirements of the International Organization for Standardization: ISO 29993:2017 (Learning Services Outside Formal Education) from the British Institute of Standards (BSI)

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4683 hybrid, electric vehicles constituted 50% of Dubai Taxi fleet in 2020

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA revealed the total number of hybrid/electric taxis and limousines in Dubai amounted to 4683 vehicles in 2020

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RTA crowned as 'Team of the Year' in British Safety Council International Safety Awards 2021

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has been crowned as the one and only overall 'Team of the Year' winner in the British Safety Council International Safety Awards 2021.

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Service timing during holiday of New Hijri Year 1443

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 grants Sobha Realty a Metro Station Naming Right

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has granted ‘Sobha Realty’ the naming rights of Dubai Marina Metro Station, which will now be renamed (Sobha Realty Metro Station).

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Carrying out 13k inspections on transport activities across Dubai

RTA has carried out 13,669 inspections on various transport activities and means in Dubai including taxis, limousines, and hourly rented cars as well as the transportation of passengers on unlicensed vehicles in various areas of the Emirate

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Opening new bridge at Nad Al Sheba interchange as part of Dubai-Al Ain Rd development project

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened a new 170-metre bridge at the intersection of Nad Al Sheba and Dubai-Al Ain Roads comprised of two lanes in each direction

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RTA grants Landmark Group naming rights of two metro stations

The agreement signed to this effect entitles this local group’s two leading retail brands in the region: Max Fashion and Centrepoint,

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Announcing updates to 12th edition of Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced updates to the 12th edition of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) in collaboration with the International Association of Public Transport (UITP)

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RTA beefs up school bus fleet for academic year 2021-2022

DTC at Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has increased the number of school buses in operation during the upcoming school year 2021-2022 to as many as 440 buses. Beefing up the fleet aims to provide safe and smooth school transport services

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Introducing Support, Transport and Rental Activities structure to regulate commercial transport activities

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has introduced a new structure to regulate commercial transport activities named: ‘The Support, Transport and Rental Activities

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RTA’s revenues via digital platforms hit AED2.6 billion in 2020

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that the total revenues of RTA collected via digital channels (e-payment portal and smart kiosks) amounted to AED2.655 billion in 2020.

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Honouring 250 taxi drivers and limo chauffeurs passing Dubai Way training

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) honoured 250 taxi drivers and limousine chauffeurs from a variety of franchise companies who had passed the Dubai Way training course run by the Dubai College of Tourism at Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in Dubai (Dubai Tourism).

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RTA activates nol solutions for Dubai South

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has collaborated with Dubai South Logistics District on the automated launch of nol cards solutions in the district. The initiative is a key step towards boosting the strategic partnerships between RTA and national entities and providing high-level individual and corporate services.

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RTA and MND to explore developing new innovative urban ropeway

As part of its endeavours to come up with innovative solutions for developing an aerial transport network in Dubai, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French mobility specialist MND, a leading company in the ropeways industry.

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RTA revises ferry schedules as of July 25th, 2021

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced a revised schedule of three lines of Dubai Ferry as of Sunday 25 July 2021, to improve the level of service offered to the community.

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Using artificial intelligence, high-tech to improve bus services

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that RTA’s precautionary measures and initiatives applied to the scheduling and the operation of public buses, marine transit means and taxis had accelerated the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Organizing Eid initiative to delight orphans

RTA organised its humanitarian initiative for orphans on the occasion of Eid al-Adha through the distribution of Eid gifts, clothes and shopping vouchers to children

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RTA announces service timing during holiday of Eid Al Adha 1442H (2021)

The public are also advised to use digital payments and digital assets such as TVM and Digital Kiosks (IMK & ITIK) and our seek help from on ground station staff.

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Dubai Taxi’s control centre uses hi-tech to serve customer needs

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has fitted its smart control and data analysis centre with ultra-modern technologies to cover the entire range of DTC’s services to customers

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RTA, Dubai Competitiveness Office hold workshop on Global Competitiveness

RTA, in collaboration with the Dubai Competitiveness Office at the Dubai Department of Economic Development, has recently held a virtual workshop for employees about the basics and importance of global competitiveness.

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RTA publishes Dubai Delivery Services Management Manual

RTA has recently published a comprehensive manual, The Activity Manual for Managing and Providing Delivery Services, governing the management of delivery services in Dubai

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RTA issues tender for 3 truck rest stops spanning 220k m2

The project offers an innovative model of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) aligned with the provisions of Law No (22) for 2015 governing PPP in Dubai.

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Al Tayer: Dubai made significant progress in transformation to a sustainable city under Mohammed bin Rashid Leadership

He pinned high hopes in migrating to a city that would serve people and improve wellbeing of residents through increased competitiveness and keeping up with future global trends in various fields.

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RTA completes initiative to display names of taxi drivers on top of taxis

RTA has completed an initiative for recognising taxi drivers who demonstrated high levels of social responsibility during the outbreak of Covid-19. RTA selected drivers who worked extra hours during the period of the pandemic for displaying their names on the yellow signs on top of taxis.

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RTA rolls out training of delivery bike drivers

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently been coordinating with the authorized drivers’ institutes to qualify instructors to undertake the training of drivers of delivery motorcyclists in the Emirate.

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Launching Mini Depot to improve bus operational efficiency

The new depot will house buses deployed on Route (F07) and (367) instead of sending them to the bus depots at Al Awir, Al Khawaneej and Al Ruwayah.

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RTA awards contract to improve 11 km long Saih Al Dahal Road

RTA has awarded a contract to improve and widen Saih Al Dahal Road connecting with Saih Al Salam Road and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.

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RTA, Hypermedia sign 10-year partnership agreement to manage the metro advertising

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a partnership agreement for investment and management of the Dubai Metro outdoor advertising with Hypermedia FZ LLC.

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RTA wins Best International Innovation Award for the Rail Maintenance System

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has won the Best International Innovation Award in the field of Rails Infrastructure Maintenance Management System (RIMMS)

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Dubai Taxi honours Dubai Police team for roadside assistance to taxi drivers

RTA’s Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has honoured a team of Dubai Police comprising of 1st Sergeant Abdul Rahman Abdo, 1st Policeman Mahmoud Shukri, and Sargent Shamis Al Shamsi for offering roadside assistance to DTC taxi drivers and cooperating during emergencies and road incidents

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Paperless transformation in issuing vehicles services certificates

RTA will discontinue printing 15 types of service certificates relating to vehicle services from all affiliated service providers and will issue and dispatch them via electronic channels (text messages and e-mails).

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RTA opens Oud Metha model bus station

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened Oud Metha Bus Station, the newest addition to bus stations featuring ultra-modern design rendering it a model station. It is integrated with the metro and taxi services as it is just 300 metres off Oud Metha Metro Station.

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Al Tayer explores cooperation with new British Consul to Dubai

His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), received UK Consul General to Dubai Simon Penney, and the accompanying delegation. The meeting discussed means of boosting cooperation and exchanging expertise between RTA and transport entities in the United Kingdom.

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Launching photography competition to promote public transportation

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a photography competition with prize money of AED 45,000 in collaboration with the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA).

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RTA provides legislative resources connected to artificial intelligence

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has succeeded in developing a prototype model based on utilising artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and Natural Language Processing (NLP), using a smart search engine to facilitate the search in RTA’s legislative resources, for employees on Intranet.

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RTA wins 'Dealing with Covid-19' Award 2021 from Harvard University Business Council

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has won the 'Dealing with Covid-19' Award 2021 in Diamond Level from the Harvard Business Council in recognition of its outstanding results in dealing with the pandemic.

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Hamdan bin Mohammed orders construction of 16-km cycling track alongside Jumeirah Beach

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, ordered the construction of a cycling track extending 16 km alongside Jumeirah Beach

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Dubai Taxi concludes successful Career Fair for taxi drivers

RTA’s Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) concluded on June 15th, 2021, a successful 5-day career fair. The event aimed to attract a wide spectrum of candidates looking for placements as taxi drivers to join the team of DTC fleet drivers that serve clients from all community members.

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Customers Council ponders improvement of smart, e-services

The discussion session attracted a considerable number of community members from various nationalities amongst those benefiting from RTA’s smart and e-services.

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RTA inspects limos and taxis, hails compliance of operators

RTA praised the compliance of limousine operators and franchise taxi companies, working in tourism and recreational destinations in the emirate, with the rules and regulations governing these two sectors.

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Diverting 3 driver licensing services to smart and e-channels

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will divert three driver licensing services from customers happiness centres to smart and electronic channels as of mid-June 2021. Services to be diverted cover applications for renewing driver license, replacement of lost/damaged driver license, and the issuance of experience certificate for drivers.

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RTA undertakes integrated transport project around 9 Expo 2020 Bus Stations

RTA has endorsed a project for integrated transport and flexible mobility around 9 Expo 2020 bus stations. RTA shall undertake the project in collaboration with Nakheel, Dubai Silicon Oasis, TECOM, and Dubai Properties.

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Latifa bint Mohammed gives green light for governance system and 100-day plan to develop Al Quoz Creative Zone

Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed, expressed her confidence in the ability of committee and executive team members of the Al Quoz Creative Zone to work together effectively to develop the project in accordance with the high standards outlined in its project plan.

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RTA, Dubai Police discuss operation of E-Scooter, Moped and Streetlighting

Discussions covered coordination between the two parties in the fields of transport security, traffic safety and the achievement of the strategic performance indicators along with the targets of the Dubai Traffic Safety Strategy 2017-2021.

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Dubai Taxi adds more services, features to DTC App

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has added an array of new taxi services to the Dubai Taxi Application (DTC App). Examples of the newly activated services include the People of Determination Taxi, Ladies & Family Taxi, and the Airport Taxi,

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MoU with Zhong Tang Sky Railway Group to explore developing suspended transport network

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zhong Tang Sky Railway Group, a leading company in the suspended railways.

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RTA offers biofuel to power traditional Abras in July 2021

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has designated a station at Sabkha Marine Transport Station for supplying biofuel (Biodiesel 5) to traditional Abras operating on Dubai Creek, as of July 2021 year

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Awarding contract for constructing internal roads stretching 34.4 km in 3 residential areas

RTA has awarded a contract for constructing internal roads project at three residential communities namely Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2 and Al Barsha South 3. The network, which spans 34.4 km in length, is expected to be completed in the second half of 2022. RTA is undertaking this project in response to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,, and the orders of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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RTA commends metro and tram riders for upkeeping safety and cleanliness standards

RTA hailed the riders of the Dubai Metro and Tram riders for maintaining the safety and cleanliness of the cabins and facilities of these vital mobility means and Dubai’s public transport in general

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Dubai Road Facilities Condition Index clocks 99%

Dubai’s Road Facilities Construction Condition Index has reached 98.95%, which translates the relentless efforts of various teams of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). The technical assessment of road facilities condition is conducted under the Bridges Maintenance Management System (BMMS).

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Endorsing pioneering plan for emission-free public transport by 2050

RTA has endorsed a long-term plan to have zero emissions of public transport in Dubai by 2050. As such, it becomes the first government body in the MENA region to chart out such a comprehensive plan for public transport and related infrastructure.

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Shifting part of vehicle licensing services to smart platforms

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will shift several vehicle licensing certificates and payment of fines services to smart and electronic channels. Accordingly, the processing of these services will cease at customers happiness and service provider centres as of June 13, 2021.

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