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Egypt's administrative court issued a ruling on Tuesday stopping the operations of ride sharing apps Uber and Careem, state media reported. Both services had sparked protests by taxi drivers who complained that their drivers were not required to pay the...
The world’s first unmanned train, the Dubai Metro, was launched amid much fanfare on 09.09.09.
Dubai: Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will have between 30 to 50 per cent Emirati staff for Dubai Metro as part of its emiratisation campaign, said a senior official.
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The Road and Transport Authority is considering an increase in the frequency of metro rides during morning rush hours to alleviate the high passengers volume at this time. When waiting for the metro the information board tells us when the next metro will arrive. At most this is within five minutes, as the information board hardly ever displays a longer waiting period.
The 23 km Dubai Metro Green line will be launched on September 9, 2011, by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The Green line will consist of 18 stations in addition to two transfer stations; Union and Khalid Bin Al Waleed Stations, that will link the Green line with the Red.
Travelling around Dubai can sometimes be tiresome for regular travellers, who have to be out on the road early. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has introduced a solution to their travel woes in the form of a personalised blue NoL card.
Talks have been held to boost links between the Marine Transport Agency of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and developers of projects on...
Called Food Technology Valley, it is the latest among Dubai's specialised cities and will seek to host both agricultural and food companies.
Keolis, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Dubai metro
RTA always prioritises government directives to make Dubai the smartest city in the world.
Terra unveiled as masterclass in design, sustainability and technology
The system can read number plates of vehicles in all directions, thanks to 24 cameras fitted on all sides of the vehicle.
Dubai Metro uses highly advanced preventive maintenance system that uses a sophisticated rail grinder fitted with advanced camera and laser technologies enabling high-precision scanning of rail tracks.
11.6km of dedicated bus and taxi lanes in Dubai serve seven key streets.
The decision comes after the signing of the Al Ula statement at the GCC summit in Saudi Arabia
A medical certificate is required to apply for the permit, and the approval process takes five days.