RTA marks May Day

Appreciating the pivotal role labourers played in building the infrastructure of Dubai, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has decorated workers through various initiatives.

Qatar Rail showcases architectural finishes for Doha Metro stations

Mohamed Timbely Senior Director of Architecture and MEP at Qatar Rail giving his presentation.

محمد بن راشد يزور هيئة الطرق ويعتمد مشاريعها الجديدة

During a visit to the headquarters of Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum approved the Creek Panorama Project; the first pedestrian bridge to link Dubai area with Bur Dubai across the creek.

Dubai Municipality working on detailed design of ‘Aladdin City’

Work on the detailed design of Aladdin City, a project inspired by the fables of Aladdin and Sindbad, on Dubai Creek is currently under...

Deira Dubai’s multi-level car park to shut down for most of February

The old multi-level car park in Al Sabkha, in Dubai’s Deira district, will be closed for nearly the whole month in February, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced.

Dubai airport passenger traffic up 18.9pc in May

With May being the sixth consecutive month the airport has recorded passenger numbers exceeding 5 million, the year to date traffic is up 16.8 per cent to 27,124,195 compared to 23,216,893 during the first five months of 2012, said a traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports on Wednesday.

Dubai canal project to drawaround 30 million visitors

To be known as the Dubai Water Canal Project, the development was signaled by the recent signing of an agreement on the RTA premises with two real estate developers, Meydan and Meraas, and is expected to attract 30 to 36 million visitors to Dubai yearly.

RTA shares asset management practices with FEWA

The Asset Management Department of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) briefed a visiting delegation from the Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA) about the practices used in managing RTA assets; which are aligned with the highest international standards. The visit aimed at exchanging expertise and upgrading the business process.

Mohammad Bin Rashid launches world’s largest wholesale city in Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesdayy launched Dubai Wholesale City, the largest wholesale hub in the world.


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About 2.5 million Muslims descend on Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the Haj each year. The scale of the event and the challenge in moving the participants from site to site has in the past led to deaths caused by overcrowding. It is hoped the Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro, which runs for about 17km and links the sites of Mina, Arafat and Muzdalifah, will help solve the safety and transport problems.

Al Khail Road to provide easy alternative for motorists

The Dh1.925 billion Al Khail Road Widening and Improvement Project was approved in 2008 to help ease traffic congestion on Dubai's major roads. Al Khail Road is a 15-kilometre stretch of highway which runs parallel to Shaikh Zayed Road and Emirates Road and provides an important link to new developments and the Business Bay Crossing.


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