iPhone application developed by RTA’s employees released


Source:  www.rta.ae

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has released its first e-service compatible with the smart phone “iPhone” in Gitex 2010 whereby users can obtain all information related to the Metro stations on the Red Line, journeys, Metro Offence Code and various types of Nol cards.

Commenting on the new e-service, the CEO of Corporate Technical Support Services Sector Abdullah Al Madani said: “A team of RTA Information Technology Department has been developing this service internally with the aim of offering improved service, providing handy information about the Metro and Nol cards, which are the main inquired after services, to customers and enabling them open new information channels”.

About the mechanism of this service Al Madani said: “This service can be downloaded from the website (Apple store) free of charge for iPhone users. Moreover, any visitor to RTA Stand at Giteix (Rashid Hall) can download the software which provides all the above information in four main sections: Dubai Metro, Unified Card, About the RTA, and Contacting the RTA”.

The CEO of Corporate Technical Support Services Sector further added that the provision of this service was compatible with the applications of the e-Government of Dubai aimed at providing an electronic platform matching to the highest global standards applicable in this regard.