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Services for Public Transport Users

We keep Dubai moving with our vast array of public transportation services and modes, facilitating millions of commuters, annually. Whether you are looking to recharge your nol card to travel via metro and tram or want to take a trip via bus or taxi or embark on a journey through marine transport modes, everything you need is to know right here.

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nol card enables you to pay for the use of various RTA transport modes in Dubai with a single tap. You need to use a Nol Card to travel via Metro, Buses, Tram and marine transport modes like Water Buses. In addition to that, you can also use nol card to pay for RTA's Paid Parking and your groceries(at certain stores) and much more.

Dubai metro is a fully automated rail system operating on two different routes (red and green lines), providing commuters with convenient means of travel, across the emirate of Dubai.

Dubai Tram network, covering a distance of 10.6 Km with 11 stations, links Dubai Metro and the Palm Monorail and runs along Al Sufouh Road and Jumeirah Beach Road, providing commuters with most convenient means of transportation. 

Dubai bus service network, with a large fleet of 1,518 buses, cover 87% of the urban area in the Emirate of Dubai. The network comprises of 119 internal lines, including 35 lines linking to metro stations, 12 intercity lines to transport passengers to other emirates, 62 internal lines and 8 fast lines.

Dubai Taxi Fleet comprises of over 3,854 vehicles, operating around the clock, 7 days a week including public and religious holidays, providing a wide range of services, comforts, and customer care via adhering to the highest levels of transportation quality standards.

In pursuit of RTA's efforts to serve Dubai inhabitants, RTA gives paramount consideration to the elements of installation and deployment of modern and traditional marine transport, which implies on various forms that aim to encourage the public on using marine transport such as Abra, the Water bus, the water taxi and Dubai Ferry.

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To ride an e-scooter safely follow the main safely obiglations 

Visually inspect the scooter

Wear a protective helmet 

Download on of the five operators apps

Use the scooter individually & Without any other passenger

Ride on the e-scooter on the e-scooter tracks and shared tracks

Rode the scooters in a way that doesn't obstruct the movement of vehicles on pedestrians

Adhere to the max speed 15-29 km/h

Ride in a way that doesn't endanger others

Leave an adequate safety distance

Park the e-Scooter in the parking lots

Adhering to these guidelines with insure your own and everyones safety

"Dubai Metro was once a dream

I was 10 years old when I visited London in 1959 with my father who insisted to see a train's cockpit

50 years later Dubai metro came true in 2009 

nothing is impossible in life if you can imagine it"

his highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Route 2020 project is the new 15 kilometer extension to Dubai Metro

with 11.8 KM above ground and 3.2 KM under ground.

The route will link Jable alley station with the expo 2020 site.

It features 7 stations, five elevated ones and two under ground with an overall project cost of 11 billion dirhams.

Route 2020 boasts of  the new Jumeirah golf estates station the biggest station on the entire Dubai metro network covering the area of 28500 square meters and accommodation approximately 250000 passengers daily. 

Route 2020 is part of Dubai's ambitious plan to extend its rail network to cover new areas with a 270000 population density and boost Dubai's economic growth creating new investment opportunities along the metro route all the way to the al maktoum international airport 

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Over here, please.

Alright, sir.

How much is the bill?

AED 50.

Thank you for using Dubai Taxi Corporation taxi - please be sure to take your valuable belongings and the journey receipt as you're leaving the taxi

Here you go.

Thank You!

I wish you a happy day.

To the airport, please.

AED 25, sir.

Okay, sorry just a minute.

Good morning, this is Abdul Rahman from the lost and found department. How may I help you?

I lost my wallet in Dubai Taxi.

May I have your full name please?

My name is Ahmed Mohammed Sami.

Can you give me the departure and arrival points of your trip?

From Al Garhoud to Downtown

How much was the fare?

The fare was AED 50.

And at what time did the trip end?

Around 1 O'clock.

Thank You, Ahmed, we will contact you soon. Thanks for contacting RTA, Have a good one.

The Taxi has been located at Dubai airport, Terminal 3.


Hello, this is this is Abdul Rahman, from the RTA call center. We received a report from a passenger about the loss of his wallet inside your taxi.

May you check your vehicle, please?

nothing, I searched everywhere. I did not find anything.

Is it possible to wait in the same place? One of the RTA inspectors will be there is 15 minutes.

The Taxi's CCTV cameras show that another passenger used the taxi and took the wallet.

The video is received and it will be sent to the command center for the action needed.

Ahmed, this is your wallet, check if anything is missing.

All is good, Thank You.

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Register now through website or the App and begin driving today It is easy

All you need is Driving license, ID and Credit card

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Enter the pin to start the car Drive round trip or One-way

You only pay for what you use No fuel cost No parking fees No insurance cost

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