Plush seat set Gold, Silver Nol cards apart

By Mahmood Saberi, Senior Reporter Dubai: The only difference between the Silver and Gold Class is that the Gold Card holders...

Light at end of tunnel for Dubai's tram network

Announced in the heady days of 2008, the Al Sufouh Tram project was a casualty of the downturn and the project gathered dust for two years. But the ambitious public transit system has rebounded and the first trams will start rolling next year.

Elon Musk’s transport tunnels will put cars on 200kph ‘skates’ underground

Elon Musk started digging a tunnel under SpaceX's headquarters in LA after complaining about traffic. The billionaire has announced his latest company – the Boring...

Dubai Salik firm hired to improve Riyadh traffic systems

The Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) of Saudi Arabia has hired TransCore, which installed the Salik system in Dubai, to design and implement an advanced traffic control system to improve the flow of traffic for the seven million people living in Riyadh.

Sunny days ahead in Dubai this Eid holiday

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Bus fares in Abu Dhabi to be increased by up to 100%

The fares for public bus services across Abu Dhabi will be increased by up to 100 per cent as of November 1 to stop misuse of the network, a senior official told Gulf News on Wednesday. The automated service is planned to be similar to the Nol card system on Dubai’s Metro where a card is scanned showing when passengers enter and leave stations and the distance they travel.

RTA offers Union Oasis Project under PPP model

The project is located above Ittihad Station, intended to support mass transit efforts

Trump's name back up on Damac Dubai project billboards

"The exterior signage at Trump International Golf Club, Dubai was temporarily removed on Tuesday for a short period of time, however, the signage is back up," the Trump Organization said in a statement.

Free parking in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah on Sunday and Monday

Parking will be free in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah on Sunday and Monday, transport authorities have announced. Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that parking will be free at all paid parking zones, except for Deira Fish Market and Dubai Media City.


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Wifi on the go for more Dubai-Abu Dhabi buses

It’s fast, it’s reliable and it is here to stay. Wifi services recently introduced on some Dubai-Abu Dhabi buses will become a permanent feature from next year, a senior Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) official said. The service is currently available on five buses after being launched on a trial basis but will soon be extended to five more buses.

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A ride on the Dubai Metro with a view of the tallest building in the world (Burj Khalifa). The trip is from the Mall of the Emirates to the Dubai Mall.

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