Customer Council discusses improvement of drivers’ licensing services
The Customers Council of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in its 129th session discussed means of improving RTA’s drivers licensing services.
MoU with Emirates Inventors Association to support innovative initiatives
RTA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Emirates Inventors Association to boost bilateral relations. The MoU provides for sharing experience in all aspects of innovation as well as research and development programmes to meet the needs of the community at large.
Museum of the Future and RTA accelerate smart city mobility with strategic partnership and exhibition
The Museum of the Future and Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have announced a new partnership to showcase future mobility solutions, from personal jet packs to self-driving cars.
Uniformed Jumeirah Beach signs
RTA in collaboration with Dubai Municipality have carried out changes to the signage of Jumeirah Beach to match the new changes introduced to the beach as well as the new cycling and e-scooter tracks.
RTA develops Data Investment Master Plan
RTA has finalised a master plan for investing its data in line with the provisions of Law No 26 of 2015 Regulating Data Dissemination and Exchange in Dubai and subsequent policies. The law, which is aligned with the UAE Vision 2020.
‘AJYAL’ summer training programme launched
RTA has launched the new edition of the summer internship programme (Ajyal) in the interest of RTA’s employees’ children and relatives in secondary schools and universities. The programme will run from 22 June 2022 to 22 August 2022.
MoU with Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads
RTA has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland, Australia to boost bilateral relations in the interest of both parties.
RTA, Dubai Police crackdown on illegal passenger transport practices
RTA represented by the Passenger Transport Activities Monitoring Department has carried out a joint campaign with Jebel Ali Police Station targeting unlicensed passenger transport practices.
RTA wins Stevie® Award for pioneering human resources management of public bus drivers
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has won the Silver 2022 Middle East & North Africa Stevie® Awards, for human resource management of public bus drivers in the category of Innovation in Human Resources Management, Planning & Practice for the second year in a row.
RTA’s revenues via digital platforms hit AED3.5 billion in 2021, recording 32% growth rate
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) revealed that RTA’s revenues collected via digital platforms increased by 32% in 2021 through 309 services provided via digital channels.
Determining mobility path in Al Quoz Creative Zone and giving a distinctive identity to its buses
As part of the implementation of the Al Quoz Creative Zone development project’s second phase, which was approved last year by Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and member of the Dubai Council, in cooperation with the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai (RTA), the Authority finalised the route of the area and gave a distinctive identity to its buses as part of the infrastructure development projects for the Al Quoz Creative Zone.
Mohammed bin Rashid issues Law establishing Salik Company as a Public Joint Stock Company
In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has issued Law No. (12) of 2022 establishing road toll operator Salik as a Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC).
RTA takes preventive measures to fend off parking within rail right-of-way
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently noticed outlawed practices of parking vehicles under the metro viaducts, and failure to comply with the parking rules set for multi-level parking terminals of the Rail Agency.
Launching new metro link service, improves timetables of other bus routes
RTA is launching a new bus service to expand Dubai’s internal bus network coverage as of June 20th, 2022. Named F57, the new metro link service will start from Jebel Ali Metro Station and head to Bluewaters Island, at a frequency of 30 minutes during peak times.
RTA’s EC3 clinches GovTech Innovation Award
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has been named a winner in the GovTech Innovation Awards 2022, for the Enterprise Command and Control Centre (EC3) in the Government Pioneer of the Year category of the awards
Al Tayer: Artificial intelligence, technology have boosted operational efficiency of public buses
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA confirmed that the use of advanced technology and artificial intelligence had contributed to improving the public bus service and its operational efficiency.
RTA holds multiple awareness events themed: Because Your Life is Precious
RTA has launched a multi-event traffic outreach campaign in collaboration with a host of strategic partners. The campaign, which is focused on pedestrian safety and targets motorists, workers and students, is launched under the theme; ‘Because Your Life is Precious, Cross Safely.’
RTA holds workshop to polish skills in dealing with People of Determination
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has held a virtual workshop entitled: The Principles of Dealing with People of Determination, in coordination with the Community Development Authority (CDA).
RTA initiates Seasonal Network Plan for Marine Transport
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has launched a Seasonal Network plan aimed to develop and improve soft and agile seasonal network patterns for marine transport services. It responds to the operational nature and the extensive operational variables and the demand for marine transport services
RTA holds transport technology forum in collaboration with Huawei
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has organized a technology summit with Huawei to examine the latest technology trends in the field of mobility and public transport.
Al Tayer honours 19 Emirati graduates of Railway Engineering Training Programme
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, honoured 19 Emirati engineers who graduated from a specialised training programme for engineers of RTA’s Rail Agency.
RTA undertakes rolling stock overhaul programme to enhance operational safety
As part of its commitment to ensuring the safety and security of daily riders, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is undertaking a periodic rolling stock overhaul programme. The programme is run in collaboration with Keolis-MHI, the operator of the Dubai Metro and Tram at the highest standards of the industry. The overhaul procedures are conducted as per the recommendations of the Original Equipment Manufacturer of the metro.
RTA holds security and traffic safety exhibition
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently held the Security and Traffic Safety exhibition at its Head Quarters. The three day event, included 7 educative workshops for RTA employees.
RTA opens registration for 3rd Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport
RTA is launching the 3rd Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport 2023, a first-of-its-kind event in the field of self-driving transport. Submissions to this edition of the challenge will focus on self-driving buses.
RTA facilitates procedures for obtaining NOCs for School Bus Operation Permits
RTA announced that the automation of procedures for obtaining NOCs in respect of bus transport operation permits for private schools issued by the Knowledge and Human Resources Development Authority (KHDA) had reached 98%.
Hamdan bin Mohammed opens Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, has officially opened the Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project built at a cost of AED2 billion. Undertaken as part of Dubai’s master transport plan, the project affirms Dubai’s efforts to accelerate its economic development with major projects.
RTA to auction 350 premium plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is offering 350 catchy number plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits for private and classic vehicles bearing (H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z) codes.
RTA partnership creates innovation hub at University of Birmingham Dubai
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will establish its Research and Innovation Centre at the University of Birmingham’s new campus at Dubai Academic City
Commercial transport sector records a 37% growth during Q1 2022
The Commercial Transport activities sector in Dubai has reported a significant growth of 37% during the first quarter of 2022 extending from the same period of last year
Opening of Saih Al-Dahal Road Improvement Project
RTA announced that it would open Tuesday (24 May 2022) the Saih Al-Dahal Road Improvement Project which links Saih Al-Salam Road with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
RTA rolls out Soft Mobility project at Al Barsha 1 and 2 as the number of areas covered will increase to 29 by 2026
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to start an expansion of its Soft Mobility Project to cover Al Barsha 1 and 2 in the third quarter of this year 2022 and the project is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of next year 2023.
RTA initiative to honour most frequent marine transport riders in Dubai in collaboration with Al Habtoor City
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) intends to launch a promotional initiative to encourage public transport riders to use marine transport means
RTA participates in International Labour Organization’s global webinar
RTA took part in the World Day for Safety and Health at Work global webinar organised by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The webinar was attended by 1400 representatives of health, safety, and environmental organisations from numerous countries
RTA resumes 4 intercity bus service, launches new bus route from Jumeirah Golf Estates Metro Station to Dubai Sports City
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is restoring 4 intercity bus services as of May 19th, thanks to life coming back to normal, following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the growing demand for the service.
Statement of His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer marking the election of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed President of the UAE
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Commissioner General for Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Well-Being, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority - has congratulated His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on being elected President of the UAE to succeed late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Al Tayer: Khalifa bin Zayed was a wise leader who devoted his life to the good of the UAE and citizens
May Allah Almighty rest his soul in Paradise and grant patience and consolation to his family and the people of the UAE.
RTA ramps up initiatives for power-saving, paper recycling, and waste management of metro and tram operations
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is making every effort to enhance the sustainability of all services and operations. The drive is part of efforts to provide vital support to the Dubai Government’s efforts to make Dubai the most sustainable and happiest city in the world.
Ahmed bin Mohammed honours winners of Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport 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 of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, today honoured winners of the 12th edition of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport 2021 (DAST).
New package of services is added to chatbot (Mahboub) business channel
RTA has added a package of services to its Chatbot branded Mahboub. The newly added services include the right-of-way inquiries, temporary road service requests, and the status of vendors' prequalification applications.
Obtaining ISO 21504 certification on Project, Programme and Portfolio management - Guidance on Portfolio management
RTA has obtained ISO 21504 certification for guidance on the principles of project, programmes and portfolio management. As such, it has become the first entity in the Middle East to obtain this certification, which cements RTA’s pioneering role in project management across the region.
Constructing dedicated bus and taxi lanes stretching 37 km over 5 years
These lanes cover 8 main streets mainly Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Street, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Street, 2nd December Street, Amman Street, Al Satwa Road, Al Nahda Street, Omar bin Al-Khattab Street and Naif Street bringing the total length of dedicated bus and taxi lanes to 48.6 km.
RTA service hours during holiday of Eid Al Fitr 1443H (2022)
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the business hours of all its services during the Eid Al Fitr holiday, including customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro and Tram, marine transit means, and service provider centres (technical testing).
RTA entertains children with Eid Al-Fitr initiatives
RTA has held an array of initiatives marking the imminent advent of Eid Al-Fitr. Events were held in cooperation with the key partner First Abu Dhabi Bank in addition to Keolis-MHI (Dubai Metro and Tram operator), Red Crescent Authority, and a contribution from Dar Al Hay Tailoring.
Online platform for issuing free e-scooter driving permits
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority announced that the use of electric scooters on the safe streets specified by RTA requires a traffic permit that can be obtained through an electronic platform launched by RTA on its website that allows the public to obtain free permits.
Connecting Dubai South to bus network
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is cooperating with the private sector to launch a new bus route to connect Dubai South with the public bus network.
RTA opens Saih Al-Dahal Road Improvement Project in May 2022
RTA announced that it would open in May 2022 Saih Al-Dahal Road Improvement Project which links Saih Al-Salam Road with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The old single-lane road is being removed and replaced by a dual carriageway extending 11 km comprising two lanes in each direction.
Outreach messages to taxi and truck drivers with Iftars
RTA cautioned motorists against driving while feeling exhausted or drowsy, especially during the holy month of Ramadan, where the concentration of some motorists drops due to the change in eating and sleeping habits.
Al Tayer participates with RTA’s volunteers in delivering Ramadan initiatives
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA praised the volunteering work of employees and their active participation in delivering an array of humanitarian and community-oriented initiatives during the holy month of Ramadan.
Customers Council ponders service improvements with Customers Happiness Centres
RTA reiterated RTA’s commitment to boosting customers’ satisfaction and happiness with RTA services and its vital roles at all levels. A statement to this effect was made during the 128th Customers Council gathering held recently with employees and supervisors of RTA’s customers' happiness centres.
RTA grants Equiti Group naming right of Umm Al Sheif Metro Station for 10 years
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has granted Equiti Group, a leading provider of brokerage services across individuals, companies and organisations, the naming rights of Umm Al Sheif metro station, which will be rebranded as Equiti metro station, for a period of 10 years
RTA endorses 5-Year Sustainability Plan 2021-2025
The step is taken as part of RTA’s efforts to improve maturity levels of sustainability and become one of the most sustainable government entities in the field of roads and transport worldwide.
RTA carries cracks down on violators of passenger transport activities, fare evasion on public transport
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently carried out two inspection operations relating to passenger transport activity, and fare evasion on public transport means.
Endorsing digital signature system based on top information security standards
RTA has endorsed a digital signature system for contracts and transactions in a safe and secure environment based on a digital signature certificate linked to the digital identity system.
251 trainees from 10 countries take part in capacity building programs of MENA CTE, in second half of 2021
About 251 trainees from 10 countries took part in the training courses jointly held by the MENA Centre for Transport Excellence (CTE) in the second half of 2021. The Centre was established in 2012 as a partnership between the Roads and Transport Authority and the International Association for Public Transport.
RTA, Dubai Police launch awareness campaign targeting delivery service sector
RTA and the Dubai Police General HQ announced the launch of a joint awareness campaign targeting the delivery service sector under the #It_Can_Wait. The campaign is part of joint efforts of the two entities to reduce motorbike accidents, which soared by 33% from 300 in 2020 to 400 in 2021.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and the General HQ of Dubai Police announced the start of operation of electric scooters on permitted cycling tracks in 10 districts across Dubai starting from Wednesday, April 13, 2022.
Taxi complaints in Dubai drop to 0.03% of total 88.9 million trips in 2021
RTA has recently revealed that 99.97% of taxi trips in Dubai were complaint-free as the rate of taxi complaints was just 0.03% out of total 88.9 million trips carried out in 2021. It is recalled that the percentage of complaints was 0.04% in 2020, and 0.05% in 2019.
Loyalty Programme to reward outstanding drivers each quarter
RTA has unleashed a Loyalty Programme that links the performance of bus and taxi drivers with rewards offering special discounts from retail outlets and companies.
RTA signs MoU with Enterprise Singapore
RTA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Enterprise Singapore, the industry leader in enterprise development. The MoU aims to benefit from the best trading and investment practices of public transport and mobility in Singapore.
RTA holds initiatives targeting several segments during Ramadan
RTA is organising several community initiatives during the holy month of Ramadan to promote the values of giving and social responsibility.
RTA serves 37 million users during Expo 2020 Dubai
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA revealed that the number of usages of RTA services during the period of Expo 2020 Dubai amounted to 37.3 million, which constitutes 67% to the total usage of transport services at Expo.
Mohammed bin Rashid orders payment of AED13 million worth of bonuses to owners of 2,565 taxi plates in Dubai
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the payment of bonuses worth a total of AED12.825 million to Emirati holders of 2,565 taxi plates.
RTA service hours during Ramadan 1443 H (2022)
RTA announced the business hours of all its services during the holy month of Ramadan 1443 H (2022) including customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro and Tram, marine transit means, and service provider centres (technical testing)
Hamdan bin Mohammed issues Resolution regulating the use of bicycles and electric bikes and scooters
Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Executive Council Resolution No. (13) of 2022 regulating the use of bicycles and electric bikes and scooters in Dubai
RTA, Dubai Police, DEWA, Cruise discuss operation of Origin autonomous vehicle in Dubai
In implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, to proceed with the partnership agreement between the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Cruise Inc. to operate Cruise autonomous vehicles to offer taxi and e-Hail ride services,
Hamdan bin Mohammed visits display of Origin autonomous vehicle
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, visited the display of a model of the Origin autonomous vehicle manufactured by Cruise Inc, USA on the sidelines of the World Government Summit 2022 held at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Hamdan bin Mohammed issues Resolution amending public parking regulations
Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Executive Council Resolution No. (18) of 2022 amending certain clauses of Executive Council Resolution No. (5) of 2016 pertaining to regulations governing public parking in Dubai.
Using 3D printing to maintain roads, facilities
RTA has devised a new 3D printing technology to manufacture spare parts for electromechanical systems and cladding materials used in the maintenance of RTA’s roads and road facilities.
Launching awareness initiatives targeting delivery service sector
The General HQ of Dubai Police and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have launched a series of awareness initiatives targeting the delivery service sector to enhance road traffic safety.
Transforming Bus Depots into eco-friendly stations
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has stepped up the transformation of its Bus Depots into environmentally-friendly stations through recycling the waste water. The step resulted in 100% recycling of waste water at Al Rawiyya Bus Depot.
nol top up available across local ZOOM stores and in ENOC stores
Public transport commuters can now top their nol cards at local ZOOM stores, standalone stores and ENOC / Eppco Stores across 50 locations in Dubai.
RTA holds diverse events in celebration of Mother and Children’s Day 2022
RTA has held a series of cultural and recreational events inside and outside RTA in celebration of Mother and Children’s Day 2022. Several mothers and children of working women took part in the events and a host of RTA working women were honoured with the Ideal Mother’s Award.
RTA, Dubai Police discuss traffic safety of motorbike delivery activity
The discussions looked into the means of realising the strategic performance indicators and the targets of Dubai Traffic Safety Strategy along with RTA’s strategy for handling the demand for transport.
Keolis MHI in partnership with RTA employs 212 competent Emirati
RTA announced that Keolis MHI, the company responsible for operating and maintaining Dubai Metro as well as the operation of Dubai Tram, has succeed in hiring 212 UAE nationals, with a Emiratisation rate of 12% of its total employees.
RTA holds induction workshop about e-NOCs, User’s Manual for protecting rail infrastructure in Dubai
The workshop aimed to familiarise participants with the electronic system for obtaining electronic no objection certificates (e-NOCs) from the Rail Agency as well as the stipulations set to protect the railway infrastructure in the Emirate.
Signing agreement with Tadweeer to recycle electronic and electrical waste
RTA has signed an agreement with (Tadweeer), a leading specialist in the recycling of electronic and electrical waste in the Middle East and North Africa region, to recycle RTA’s electronic and electrical waste.
Dubai’s 109th open auction for premium vehicle plates yields more than AED29m
The proceeds of the 109th Open Auction for Distinctive Vehicle Number Plates held by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) held at the Ritz-Carlton Dubai Hotel on Saturday 12th March 2022 exceeded AED29.938 million.
RTA, Dubai Police expand the scope of Traffic Incidents Management Unit
RTA, in collaboration with the General HQ of Dubai Police, has expanded the scope of the Traffic Incidents Management Initiative to include 15 highways and key streets in Dubai extending 425 km over the next three years.
RTA runs initiatives, events marking Reading Month 2022
RTA is celebrating the ‘Reading Month’ this year with a variety of programmes and initiatives befitting this national event aimed at encouraging various community members to read and develop the reading habit.
Reopening of Shindagha Tunnel in Deira-Bur Dubai direction
RTA announced the re-opening of the Shindagha Tunnel for traffic in the direction from Deira to Bur Dubai Sunday, March 13th, 2022, following the completion of works to link the Infinity Bridge and the new bridges with the tunnel
Launching two marine lines in cooperation with developers
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched two marine transport lines to coincide with the opening of the latest tourist destinations and residential communities in Dubai.
RTA holds events in celebration of International Women’s Day
The Women Committee, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has held several events in celebration of the International Women’s Day, which corresponds to March 8th, Celebrating the event reflects the appreciation of the leading role and achievements of women in humanitarian, economic, political and social fields.
90 Premium number plates up for grabs in RTA’s 109th open auction on March 12th
The super number plates (AA90) and (M73) top a pack of 90 fancy vehicle licensing plates of two, three, four and five digits on offer at the forthcoming 109th open auction of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
RTA, Careem launch Phase II of bike rental service
RTA and Careem launched Phase II of bike rental service (bike-share) by adding 950 pedal-assisted e-bikes (bikes operated by pedals and kinetic energy), and 95 stations, which will bring the total number of bikes in Dubai to 1,750 bikes at 175 stations.
Al Tayer honours 34 long-serving employees
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) honoured 34 employees who have spent long service years in serving the Government of Dubai
Adding one year to operating life of limousines due for replacement in 2022-2024
RTA has added one year to the prescribed operating life of registered limousines that will fall due for replacement in 2022-2024. The step aims to support companies operating in this sector, which were affected by Covid-19 pandemic in 2020.
Customers Council discusses improvement of nol card services
A large number of residents and citizens took part in an interactive session held by Customers Council, RTA via social media channels (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram).
Al Tayer opens 4th Emirati-French Business Engagement Summit
The 4th Emirati-French Business Engagement Summit held under the theme: Innovative and Sustainable Mobility Solutions, Building the City of Tomorrow at the French Pavilion, Expo 2020 Dubai.
Launching Delivery Service Excellence Award
RTA has launched the Delivery Service Excellence Award to encourage delivery service companies and drivers to have a role in stepping up road traffic safety across the emirate. The award also seeks to leverage the level of customer services provided by delivery companies.
RTA achieves high maturity levels in internal audit practices
RTA has achieved the highest maturity levels in the field of internal audit practices, according to the (Internal Audit Capabilities Maturity Model) and the (Internal Audit Operations Maturity Model) approved by the USA-based International Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
Driverless transport innovations, Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport at Expo 2020
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority is taking part in the events of the UAE Innovation Month, the biggest of its kind national event in celebrating innovative ideas and future initiatives, is held under the theme: UAE Innovates.
Recommendations of the 7th Dubai International Project Management Forum
RTA has revealed the conclusions and recommendations of the 7th Dubai International Project Management Forum (24-27 Jan 2022) under the theme: Towards the Future. RTA held the forum in collaboration with the Project Management Institute (PMI), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and DP World
461m riders used mass transit means, shared transport and taxis in 2021
RTA announced that the number of riders using public transport, shared transport, and taxis in Dubai, which include the metro, tram, public buses, marine transport means, e-hail vehicles and taxis in 2021 amounted to about 461 million riders.
4th Emirati-French Business Engagement Summit
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority will organise the 4th Emirati-French Business Engagement Summit on Feb 28th 2022 under the theme: Innovative & Sustainable Mobility Solutions – Building the City of Tomorrow, in partnership with CCI France UAE.
Inaugurating the digital library with 150k titles
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has launched its Employees Digital Library in collaboration with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation. It is the first digital library of its kind with cognitive content in the field of transport infrastructure worldwide.
Singing two MoUs with Canadian Business Council, Enterprise Ireland
RTA has signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU), the first with the Canadian Business Council of Dubai, and the other with Enterprise Ireland. The two MoUs aim to benefit from the best trading and investment practices of the public transport industry and mobility in Canada and Ireland.
Stevie award for automated digital solutions to NOCs for Right-Of-Way
RTA has won a silver Stevie award as a leading global business organisation in recognition of its excellence. The award recognises the achievements of the government, semi-government and private entities worldwide.
Announcing start of trials and preparations of digital maps for Cruise autonomous 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 RTA and Cruise Company to operate Cruise autonomous vehicles to offer taxi and e-Hail services in Dubai
Opening 16 km cycling track at Jumeirah Beach
RTA has opened a dedicated cycling track extending 16 km alongside Jumeirah Beach. It connects with the existing cycling track at Jumeirah Street near Dubai Water Canal, with the track at King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street near Dubai Internet City.