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

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

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RTA completes 75% of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor Project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Young Mobility Capabilities programme to train fresh graduates, young employees

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Customers Council ponders improving services for people of determination

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

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

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

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Dubai Taxi annual gathering honours strategic partners 2021

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.’

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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).

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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%.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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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

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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,

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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