Fighting crime is a way of life for this Dubai parking inspector

Mahmoud Mousa Ali is no police officer but that does not prevent him from keeping a watch on suspicious happenings around him.

Dubai Metro users up 58% last year, with 109 million passengers

More than 367 million people used public transportat in Dubai last year, according to figures released yesterday by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). There were more than 109 million metro users, up from 69 million the previous year.

Countdown to opening ceremony of Sochi Winter Olympics

With the official opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi now just a few hours away, security is tight at the Black Sea resort. While the build-up to the games has been overshadowed by controversy over terror threats, gay rights and unfinished hotels, organisers hope the focus can now be on the sport.

Qatar Rail courts suppliers for Doha Metro stations

Qatar Railways Company, which is overseeing the construction of Qatar’s integrated railway network, has showcased architectural opportunities for local suppliers to become involved with the Doha Metro station works.

Dubai Airport to become world’s largest next year – for good

Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (Capa) said short-term effects will see Dubai Airport slip behind London’s Heathrow Airport for the full year in 2014, but the upgrades will ensure that the emirate has the infrastructure and capacity required not only to become the largest international airport by 2015, but also maintain that position.

Dates for Dubai Shopping Festival 2013 announced

The 18th edition of the internationally acclaimed Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will run from 3 January to 3 February 2013 it was announced by Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (DEPE), the Dubai Government entity that organizes the famous event.

Electric car UAE road trip aims to show viability of battery-powered vehicles

DUBAI // A convoy of electric cars will set out on a road trip early next year as part of a drive to spread...

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Dubai metro HD video, January 2011

Deals of the Week: Emirates NBD ties up with RTA for transport offers

The debit card, launched in collaboration with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), is the first of its kind in the region and can be used for making payments on the RTA's transit network and at parking meters. The debit card was released following the success of Emirate NBD's Go4it credit card, which was launched last November. Existing customers using the Go4it credit cards can convert to the new debit card.


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The second phase of Dubai Tour beings today which will pass through Dubai International Marine Club to Palm Jumeirah. The distance covered will be 188 kilometre

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As if Dubai’s first airport, Dubai International Airport, wasn’t enough, the city is in the process of building a second airport, which is planned to be the biggest one in the world. This new airport, Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International in the southern part of the city, will ultimately be able to handle 160 million passengers a year by 2035.

Metro-II to connect Western and Central suburbs

The ambitious project of Metro Line – II would be the first mass transit project in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region which would directly connect different suburban parts – Western suburbs and Central suburbs. The proposed line for the Metro II would cover Charkop (situated at North-West), Bandra (situated at West and towards Central suburbs) up to Mankhurd.

RTA’s Red tickets can be used for bus, Metro

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that it has finalised the integration of its Red Ticket, which can now be used across all modes of public transport, including the Metro, public buses and the water bus. The [RTA] have finalised the upgrading of Nol Cards used in mass transit modes including the metro, public buses, and the water bus

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