DEWA appoints Ghantoot Group, Moro Hub, Johnson Controls and Microsoft to implement the latest technologies at its new Al Shera’a headquarters
Dubai’s Deira City Centre Announces Dhs22m Redevelopment
Dubai-based Deira City Centre (DCC), one of the oldest malls in the emirate, announced that it is investing Dhs22 million to redevelop its facilities. The mall is also planning a new link to the Dubai Metro through a direct access ramp that is slated for completion in June.
RTA to start fining drivers using bus lanes; Car pool comes to Dubai
How to better manage traffic accidents, coming diversions at Al Safouh Street for Dubai Tram-related construction, dedicated bus and taxi lanes, and the trial run of pool vehicles, was discussed at a high-level meeting between Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman and Executive Director of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), and Major-General Khamis Mattar Al Mazinah, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police.
Dubai firefighters to get 20 Jetpacks to fight tower blazes
Dubai has ordered 20 new jetpacks for high-flying firefighters to battle blazes on upper floors of tall skyscrapers, according to a New Zealand aviation company.
Dubai-Al Ain road to become 12-lane highway
A widening of Dubai-Al Ain Road is in the pipeline, increasing the number of lanes from 3 lanes in both directions to 6 lanes in both directions, said the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in a statement to Emirates 24|7.
Work on Riyadh Metro tunnel to start in 2 months
Work on the tunnel for the first line of the Riyadh Metro is expected to start after two months with the arrival of the spare parts of the tunnel boring machine (TBM) imported from Germany.
Dubai economy grows by 2.2%
The UAE has become an important financial location in recent years having attracted billions in investment from businesses around the world. Dubai is a key location within the UAE and projects such as the Burj Al Arab and the Burj Khalifa along with a host of other modern architecture projects are synonymous of the city and its ambition.
Video: Police question man over Burj Khalifa iPhone 7 drop test
The Dubai Police recently interrogated a man who posted a viral video shot in the emirate, showing an iPhone 7 being hurled from one...
RTA links Sharekni with GIS
The Public Transport Agency at Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently started a two-phase link of ‘Sharekni’ program with the Geographic Information System (GIS).
RTA showcase benefits of public transport
In the context of the Public Transport Day, the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) held a number of events during a site tour made by a mobile stand to key shopping malls in the Emirate with the aim of educating the public on the benefits of using mass transit systems (Dubai Metro, public buses and the Water Bus); which will be offered free of charge for Nol Card holders to mark the Public Transport Day on Nov 1st.
Dubai Police sets ‘fastest patrol supercar’ world record
Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander in Chief of Dubai Police, received the Guinness certificate from the Guinness Book of World Records for...
Tanamera opens in the Dubai Mall
Tanamera, the brand known for its 100% natural personal care products is expanding with the launch of its fourth retail outlet in the UAE. The new store is located in the metro link of the Dubai Mall, and is now operational.
RTA launches GIS portal to educate metro commuters
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a website to enable the public use the Geographical Information System of Dubai Metro. The website provides...
Dubai drivers beware: Even texting 'Lol' when driving can be fatal
You're driving at 88kmph and you take your eyes off the road for five seconds to check that urgent email from your boss. In those five seconds, unknown to you, your car has swerved off your lane, which is basically like driving the distance of a football field blind folded