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By Ashfaq Ahmed, Chief Reporter Dubai: With the launching of the first Metro in the Gulf region, Dubai has achieved a never before...

Delhi Metro riders happy with service, but say expansion work a hassle

The restrictions and curbs on traffic movement which are in place due to ongoing work for Phase-III of Delhi Metro are posing hassles and impediments for commuters, a recent survey has found.

Dubai Taxi to revise Drivers Performance Assessment System

The CEO of the DTC Abdul Aziz Malik explained the proposed system saying: “The proposed system aims at achieving a 6% improvement in customer satisfaction and mystery shopper results, a 5% improvement in drivers satisfaction rating, a 2% improvement in the rate of traffic accidents per 100,000 in which DTC drivers are involved, an 11% reduction in traffic offences per 100,000 km, a reduction of complaints rate per 100,000 km, and a 2% increase in the average daily revenue.

Dubai Metro Tilt-Shift

Dubai metro video. Plane of focus is set along the train track in this example.

All Dubai marine services halted; Tram, Metro and Bus run as usual

All marine services in the emirate of Dubai have been suspended because of weather conditions, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said on Sunday.

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.

Dubai in good position to weather financial storm

Construction and real estate experts agreed that Dubai remains in a good position to move forward through the global financial crisis. The panelists listed a...

Burj Khalifa fireworks 2016 details

Guides can confirm that the Burj Khalifa fireworks display, which has become one of the most watched spectacles on the planet, will begin at the stroke of midnight on December 31, 2015

Little scope for Salik dodgers as Zayed Road bridge opens

THE transportation authorities in Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), are opening the main bridge on Sheikh Zayed Road on Wednesday.


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Dubai Grand Mufti reiterates fatwa against Mars project

The Grand Mufti of Dubai has reiterated his fatwa against Muslims applying to travel to Mars after a Dutch firm received 1.259 applications from the Gulf region to be part of a project to set up the first human settlement on the Red Planet by 2023.

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Ride Dubai Metro, win iPhone5 every day

RTA has launched a ‘Use and Win’ campaign to encourage the public to use Dubai Metro and get a chance to win an iPhone 5 every day. “The RTA is always looking for initiatives to encourage the public to use the mass transit systems in general, and the metro in particular. This drive will increase the ridership of both the Red and Green Lines,” said Ramadan Abdullah, Director of Rail Operation, RTA Rail Agency.

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Dubai motor show to draw 100,000 visitors

All eyes will be on Dubai this week as it hosts the region’s largest and most influential automotive event, the Dubai International Motor Show 2013.

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