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Dubai Airport taxi alert: 6-seaters only

Only six-seater taxis – the ‘vans’ – will now operate from Dubai Airport.This was confirmed by Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) CEO Ahmed Al Hammadi, on the sidelines of the recently-concluded Gitex Technology Week.

Travel in Dubai to become easy with new smart services

Travel is expected to get a lot easier in Dubai with the launch of a new range of smart services, including an application to enable people to book taxis and track their path and another to plan journeys using public transport.

Dubai airport rated best for comfort, convenience, cleanliness and customer service

Dubai and Abu Dhabi airports have been rated the best in the Middle East in a survey conducted by an online travel website.

Metro, bus hours extended for Eid

The Dubai Metro Red Line will operate from 5.50am to midnight from today till Monday; from 5.50am to 3am between Tuesday and Thursday; between 10am and 3am on Friday; and from 5.50am till 3am on October 19.

RTA launches Journey planner Wojhati app

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has launched the Journey Planner (Wojhati) application for smart-phone users, providing real time and detailed information about integrated transit plans on public transit modes available in the Emirate in a way enabling customers smooth and speedy access to their destinations.

Take Dubai Metro, win Dh10,000; here's how

Hitting the gym, taking up a sport and eating healthy are just some of the baby steps that most people take to get fit But did you know that abandoning the luxury of your car and opting for the public transport instead and exploring your own city could also direct you in that direction?

Dh10,000 treasure hunt on Metro, bus

“The idea is to encourage people to use public transport and reduce their carbon footprint in a fun way. It is also an attempt to promote healthy living and a step towards supporting the government’s ‘go green’ initiative,” said Hana Mathew, Detour’s Marketing Director.

Step 1: Ride the bus in Dubai; Step 2: Fly business...

The Public Transport Agency at Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched a marketing and promotional campaign under the theme ‘Your Seats Make you Win Prizes’, which aims at encouraging the various groups and classes of the public on utilising Dubai bus to transport through the cities of Dubai and other emirates.

New bus timings and routes unveiled in Dubai

Bus run time will improve considerably in Dubai as the Roads and Transport revises several routes and revived previous stops in Dubai from September 1. Of the 88 urban routes that operate in the city, 10 routes are being modified or realigned to improve the efficiency and reliability of the buses.

Cabs can make multiple drop-offs, last passenger pays for full trip:...

Traffic chiefs in Dubai have rejected reports that taxi drivers are banned from making multiple stops. The report, which appeared in a UAE newspaper earlier this week, caused confusion among both cabbies and passengers.