By Sneha May Francis www.emirates247.com
Government transport authorities in Dubai and Sharjah have announced free parking during the Eid-al-Fitr holidays.
“All paid parking zones in Dubai will be free of charge starting from July 3 to July8. Fees will be activated on July 9,” said Moaza Al Marri, Director of Marketing & Corporate Communication, Roads and Transport Authroity (RTA) Corporate Administrative Support Services Sector.
Parking lots of the Fish Market and the multi-level parking terminal will be exempt from this.
“Customer Service Centers will be off duty during Eid al-Fitr holiday from July 3-8, and will resume duty on July 10.”
Even the Sharjah Municipality announced free parking during the Eid holidays. “Sharjah Municipality announces that the use of paid parking zones across the city will be free during Eid-al-Fitr holidays from July 2-8.
“From July 5 to 7, the Red Line stations will operate from 5.30am to 2am (of the following day). On Wednesday July 6, stations on the Red and Green Lines will operate from 5.50am up to 2am (of the following day).
“On July 8, the Red and Green Lines will operate from 10am up to 2am (of the following day). The Green line stations will operate onJuly 5 to 7 from 5.50am up to 2am (of the following day).”
The Tram service, will operate from July 5 to 7 from 6.30 am to 1am (of the following day). On July 8, the tram service will start at 9am and continue up to 1am (of the following day).
From July 6 to 7, public bus stations will operate as follows: Main Bus Stations such as the Gold Souk, the service will start at 5.20 am and end at 12midnight, and at Al Ghubaiba Station, the service hours will be from 5am up to 12midnight. More info