Traffic on Shaikh Zayed Road to be diverted from October 25

Traffic on Shaikh Zayed Road heading towards Jebel Ali will face a kilometre-long diversion from October 25, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said. This diversion, between Business Bay Metro station and interchange two, is to enable the construction of a 16-lane flyover near interchange two.

Dubai airport to axe 26% flights during runway upgrade

A total of eight airlines have applied for slots at Al Maktoum International, the city's second airport located at Dubai World Central (DWC), during the 80-day runway repairs at Dubai International.

Qatar continues building boom with huge bridges project

The tiny, gas-rich country plans to spend as much as $140 billion on infrastructure projects, including a new airport, stadiums, roads and railways, as it prepares to host the World Cup tournament.

Dubai quad bike registration drive gathers pace

We are trying to help the teenagers who ride the quad bikes to get their vehicles registered. In the last six months, we have got a good response, with dozens of bikes already registered. Our campaign involves spreading the information about registration and taking care of safety measures,” said Ahmad Hashem Behroozian, CEO of RTA’s Licensing Agency.

RTA sets responsibilities of school transport stakeholders

Since the introduction of the School Transport Law in the Emirate of Dubai in 2008, the RTA has been paying growing attention to this vital sector with a view to adopting the highest international practices, and has therefore been keen on publishing at varying interval the School Transport Manual in the Emirate of Dubai.

Siemens signs Riyadh metro contracts

Siemens has signed contracts for 74 metro trains, as well as for the complete signal and communications equipment on two lines of the new six-line driverless metro network in Riyadh, the German engineering firm announced Thursday.

Dubai Airshow orders may be relatively muted, analysts say

The Dubai Airshow, one of the largest events of its kind, has seen huge orders in past years but analysts say the volume at this year's event could be relatively subdued due to the global economic conditions and the large number of aircraft that the major Gulf carriers already have on order.

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H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), received at his office His Excellency Kees Van Spronsen, the Netherlands Consul General in Dubai.

RTA Showcases Terhaal Initiative In Arabian Travel Market

As part of its participation in the Arabian Travel Market 2011, the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) exhibited Terhaal program. An integrated package of vital information and important means needed by visitors and tourists coming to Dubai from all of the world with a view to bringing about a genuine integration of mass transit modes and ensuring their availability for tourists from the moment they board the plane up to their arrival in Dubai Airport such that they can find upon arrival an integrated network of public transport spanning the metro, public buses, water bus and water taxi.

UAE Exchange joins Metro Naming Rights bandwagon

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