RTA awards contract for constructing internal roads in 4 residential areas
The project, which covers roads extending 37 km in total, also includes road works over 21 km and adding streetlights for existing roads stretching 16 km. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.
RTA continues awareness campaigns, inspections of e-scooter operators
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is ramping up the awareness campaigns and inspections on the four RTA-approved operators of e-scooters. The campaigns were initiated at the start of the service rollout and are still on the go.
RTA showcases its achievements at ITS World Congress – Los Angeles
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) took part in Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress – Los Angeles (ITS 2022), USA, one of the biggest specialist global platforms of intelligent transportation and futuristic mobility communities.
RTA trains 6270 employees on its ‘Smart Safety License’ Programme for Workforce Safety
Launched in January 2019, the ‘Smart Safety License’ Programme from Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) trained 6270 employees of different nationalities, languages and demographics. The Programme covered RTA’s employees and contractors.
8th Dubai International Project Management Forum focuses on Fostering Wellbeing
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is gearing up for holding the 8th Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) under the theme ‘Fostering Wellbeing’ over 4 days (23-26 Jan 2023).
RTA exhibits projects, initiatives at ‘InnoTrans Berlin 2022’ to attract investments
A delegation from Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is taking part in the International Trade Convention and Fair for Transport Technology (InnoTrans 2022) in Berlin, Germany (20-23 September 2022)
Al Tayer briefs American delegation on undertaking roads projects and public transport systems
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer has received an American delegation headed by His Excellency Carlos Braceras, Executive Director of Utah Department ofTransportation (UDOT). Attendees included Mr Mike Schultz, Utah House of Representatives and Senator Kirk Cullimore, from Utah.
Jobs for young Emirati talents via ‘Ru’ya Careers UAE Redefined’ exhibition 2022
RTA is taking part in the 21st edition of ‘Ru’ya Careers UAE Redefined’ exhibition (20-22 September 2022) at the Dubai World Trade Centre. A host of government and semi-government entities as well as private companies are participating in the fair.
More than AED37 million raised in Dubai’s 110th open auction
The proceeds of the 110th Open Auction for Distinctive Vehicle Number Plates held by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) held at Grand Hyatt Dubai Hotel on Saturday 17th September 2022 amounted to AED37.328 million.
Package of services and development projects for Dubai Taxi
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has endorsed a package of improvement projects and services for Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC).
Launching digital permits for passenger transport drivers, and school transport attendants
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched digital permits for passenger transport drivers (bus and taxi drivers and limousine chauffeurs) as well as school transport attendants of companies and entities operating in this field
RTA scoops Gold Stevie International Business Award® in the category of Technical Support Solutions
RTA has won the Gold award in Stevie International Business Award® in the category of the Best Technical Support Solution - Computer Technologies. The USA-based coveted awards recognise the achievements of businesses in a variety of fields. RTA won the accolade for its digital signature system.
RTA runs an inspection campaign around 27 metro stations
RTA has launched an inspection campaign around 27 metro stations. The campaign, which was coordinated with Dubai Municipality, aimed at monitoring abandoned bicycles around the metro stations.
RTA releases 7th Sustainability Report 2021
RTA has published its 7th Sustainability Report 2021. The report showcases RTA’s practices in matters related to the Environment, Society, and Governance (ESG). The publishing of the report reflects RTA’s keenness to enhance transparency and disclosure of its annual performance in sustainability
Statement of Mattar Al Tayer marking Dubai Government Excellence Programme’s 25-year journey
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer stated that the Dubai Government Excellence Programme had become a global model in implementing modern administrative concepts and embedding the culture of excellent performance and achievements in government entities.
90 Premium number plates on offer in RTA’s 110th open auction
The super number plates (AA 13) and (U 70) top a pack of 90 fancy vehicle licensing plates of two, three, four and five digits on offer at the forthcoming 110th open auction of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). Plates on offer bear (K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-T-U-V-W-X-Z) codes.
Dubai’s car rental records 24% growth in first half of 2022
Dubai's car rental industry reported a significant 23.7% growth in the number of companies registered in the first half of 2022, up from 1087 companies registered in the same period last year. As well, 78,000 vehicles were registered in the first half of 2022, up 11.8% from 69,000 in the same period last year
Capital Express to lift Wizz Air passengers between Dubai and Abu Dhabi Airport on Bus Route
RTA has signed an agreement with Capital Express for Rapid Intercity to transport passengers between Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airport (Terminals 1,2,3). The service will connect Abu Dhabi International Airport with Dubai's Ibn Battuta Bus Station on an Express Bus Route.
RTA underlines commitment to innovating Dubai Metro maintenance operations
RTA is demonstrating its commitment to enhancing the passenger experience of the Dubai Metro riders in partnership with Keolis-MHI, the operator of Dubai Metro and Tram by undertaking three key projects
RTA offers renewal of driving licenses at Dubai International Airport
RTA plans to open a new service outlet enabling the renewal of vehicle driving licenses at the Dubai International Airport – Terminal 1 (Departure Concourse) in the third quarter of this year, in partnership with the private sector and trusted agents.
Launching 3rd Edition of Tamkeen Programme
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the launch of 3rd Edition of Tamkeen (Empowerment) programme designed to attract fresh Emirati graduates from local and international universities and colleges in various academic specialisations.
RTA inspects buses of 286 schools and nurseries Sept 2022
The move is part of RTA’s standing commitment to streamlining the school transport practices, verifying the compliance of operators with the regulations in place, and implementing preventive measures to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic while lifting students.
Completing 55% of construction at Falcon Interchange
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that 55% of the construction had been completed at the Falcon Interchange Improvement Project situated between Al Khaleej Street, Khalid bin Al Waleed Street and Al Ghubaiba Street.
Trial Rail Automated System to enhance its paperless transactions
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in collaboration with Keolis-MHI (operator of Dubai Metro and Tram) have launched the Rail Automated System (RAS) Project to trial a paperless initiative reliant on advanced technology.
Upgrading automated system for assessing roads condition, maintenance and pavement
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has upgraded the automated system for assessing the condition of roads, managing their maintenance and pavement to achieve the relevant strategic objectives.
RTA graduates 86 inductees of ‘Ajyal’ summer programme
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has graduated 86 students from secondary schools and universities who have completed RTA’s annual summer internship programme (Ajyal).
Launching trial digital platform to serve demand for medium-sized bus services
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with arcab to launch a digital platform on a trial base in the shape of a smart app to meet the public demand for medium-sized bus services.
RTA achieves 18% energy efficiency consumption rate, 13% cut in emissions
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that RTA had achieved the targeted energy efficiency performance indicators 2021 and reduced total energy consumption in all operations and projects by 18%, when compared with the average consumption from 2016 to 2019
Youth Council holds (Get Closer to Your CEO) initiative
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Youth Council has held an initiative entitled (Get Closer to Your CEO). It is one of the Council’s initiatives planned for 2021-2022, which aims to hold friendly meetings with the CEOs to promote transparency and direct communication between the senior management and youth
Dubai Taxi enhances school transport services for 24000 students across the Emirate of Dubai
The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed the preparedness of the school transport sector for the start of the new academic year 2022-2023.
Completion of 67% of improvements of Al Manama Street
RTA confirmed 67% completion of phased improvements on Al Manama Street. The project is within the domain of the recently opened Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project.
RTA to sponsor Olympic athlete Aisha Al Mutaiwee
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will sponsor and empower the Olympic athlete Aisha Al Mutaiwee, who won four Gold medals in The Para Powerlifting Asia-Oceania Open Championships.
304.6m riders used public transport means, shared mobility and taxis in the first half of 2022
RTA announced that the number of riders using public transport means and shared mobility in Dubai that include Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram, public buses, marine transport means (abras, ferry, water taxi, water bus), e-hail rides, smart car rental, Bus-On-Demand, and taxis (Dubai Taxi and franchise company taxies) clocked nearly 304.6 million during the first half of 2022
RTA issues 38 thousands permits for e-scooter riders in 3 months
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has issued 38,102 permits for riding e-scooters during the first three months from the launch of the free online registration platform on RTA’s website on April 28th, 2022. The daily average number of permits issued clocked 423 permits.
Best Business Award 2022 for innovative technology use
Represented by the Enterprise Command and Control Centre (EC3), Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has won the Best Business Award for the Innovative Use of Technology.
RTA Call Centre receives 951 thousands calls in first half of 2022
The Call Centre (8009090) of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has received 951,492 calls during the first half of 2022.
31 August 2022 is the registration deadline for the 3rd Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport 2023
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced 31st August 2022 as a deadline for registration for the 3rd Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport 2023. RTA called on companies and local academia to register on time through the website (www.sdcongress.com).
RTA completes 75% of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor Project
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that 75% of the construction of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor Improvement is completed. The project extends 8 km along Ras Al Khor Road from the intersection of Dubai-Al Ain Road to the intersection of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road.
RTA, Ministry of Education to offer scholarships for UAE nationals to develop their academic and professional skills
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Ministry of Education (MoE) to enhance the academic and professional skills of Emirati students by offering them scholarship programmes run by the MoE at numerous universities and institutes worldwide
RTA resumes operation of Intercity Bus Route (E102) between Ibn Battuta Bus Station in Dubai to Musaffah Community Bus Station in Abu Dhabi
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is resuming the intercity bus service E102 as of August 9th, 2022 to support the return to normalcy following the Covid-19 pandemic and in response to the increasing demand for the intercity bus service.
Unveiling initiatives for revamping vehicles and drivers licensing and mobile eyesight testing services
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the launch of ‘Click and Drive’ initiative for reengineering customers' journeys to obtaining driver licenses.
RTA obtains renewal of ISO for Governance of IT for the organization
RTA has managed to renew the ISO/IEC 38500:2015 certification for Information Technology - Governance of IT for the Organization, which was initially obtained in 2019. As such, it has become pioneer in the UAE to obtain this certificate, which is recognised as an international standard for the organisation’s IT governance.
Young Mobility Capabilities programme to train fresh graduates, young employees
RTA announced the launch of the Young Mobility Capabilities programme in September. The programme aims at grooming young Emiratis talents to work with RTA partners among top international companies to gain specialist knowledge and experience.
RTA to auction 350 premium vehicle plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits
RTA is offering 350 fancy number plates of 3, 4 and 5 digits for private vehicles bearing (H-I-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z) codes. Plates on offer at this 68th online auction are topped by the super numbers (O 260) and (V 1102).
RTA, Cruise to operate today two Chevrolet Bolt EVs to chart digital maps for self-driving vehicles
In implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, to proceed with the partnership agreement signed between the RTA and Cruise to operate Cruise autonomous vehicles to offer taxi and e-Hail services in Dubai.
MENA Centre for Transport Excellence holds 6 training courses in first half of 2022
The MENA Centre for Transport Excellence has held six specialist remote training courses in the first half of 2022 in coordination with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
Customers Council ponders improving services for people of determination
The Customers Council of RTA has held a gathering with representatives of the people of determination in Dubai at Rashid Centre for The People of Determination. The session reviewed RTA’s services to the people of determination and how to improve them to add to the happiness of those target groups.
Dubai’s RTA briefs Sharjah’s RTA on best marine transport practices
The briefing focused on designing marine stations, the infrastructure of marine transport and supervising the operation of traditional Abras in Dubai.
Dubai Taxi annual gathering honours strategic partners 2021
In a gesture of recognition and appreciation, RTA’s Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) held its annual gathering that brought together a wide array of strategic partners and sponsors from public and private entities. Staging the event, which was held at the Godolphin’s Ballroom, Emirates Towers Hotel culminates the successful synergy between the two parties. It is also a tribute to the efforts, cooperation and effective contribution of these entities to the long and successful drive of the DTC.
RTA completes 60-70% of internal roads extending 34.4 km at Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2, Al Barsha South 3
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed about 60-70% of the construction of internal roads spanning 34.4 km at three residential districts namely Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2 and Al Barsha South 3.
RTA bags Globee Information Technology World Award
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has been named a Gold Globee Winner in the IT Products & Services for Government category of the Information Technology World Awards presented by Globee.
Limousine and e-hail sectors record 85% growth rate in 1st half of 2022
Limousine and e-hail sectors in Dubai have shown 85% growth rates in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021.
RTA lifts 5.6 million riders during Eid Al-Adha holiday 1443H
The total number of public transport riders in Dubai during Eid Al-Adha holiday 1443H by public transport means, taxis and shared mobility means operated by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) clocked 5.6 million riders.
RTA announces service timing during holiday of Eid Al Adha 1443H (2022)
RTA announced the business hours of all its services during the Eid Al Adha holiday, including customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro and Tram, marine transit means, and service provider centres (vehicles technical testing)
Salik PJSC appointed Ibrahim Al Haddad as CEO
Salik PJSC, during its first Board meeting chaired by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Council, approved the appointment of Ibrahim Sultan Al Haddad as Chief Executive Officer effective 6 July 2022.
RTA wins Stevie Award for logistical transport, online car rental
RTA has won the prestigious Stevie International Business Award® for innovation in logistical transport and government services. Obtaining the award is a credit to RTA’s efforts in the field of logistical transport and car rental.
RTA signs agreement with Australian BusTech Group to trial eco-friendly electric bus
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with the Australian bus manufacturer BusTech Group to test the operation of an eco-friendly, zero-emission electric bus to verify its operational feasibility in Dubai’s climatic environment.
Al Tayer: Tesla Model 3 to join Dubai Taxi fleet on a trial basis
RTA announced that Tesla Model 3 had been added to Dubai Taxi Corporation’s taxi fleet on a trial basis, following the huge success of operating 172 Tesla vehicles in the limousine service since 2017.
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.