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The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has recently launched, for the second time running, Terhal Integrated Package, and distributed it in several Dubai Metro stations, various business outlets and money exchange shops. The Package, which includes purchase vouchers and discounts of up to AED 2000, is sold to the worth of AED 65.
Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority plans to crack down harder on illegal transport services, which has seen an increase in the past few years, with violators facing confiscation of vehicles and repeat offenders likely to face jail time, followed by deportation.
A delegation from Sharjah Transport has recently visited the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to review the best practices adopted in RTA’s Administrative Services Dep’t, along with the work mechanism in place, particularly the e-archiving system, with the aim of exchanging expertise, and improving services in a bid to speed up processing and improve the quality deliverables.
The cards feature images of Dubai’s sites such as the Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, Al Bastakiya, the Clock roundabout, the Trade Centre, and many other sites and locations. The idea behind issuing these designs is to introduce both residents and visitors to the most important features of Dubai along with its tourism sites and other scenic locations.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is continuing its campaign to crack down on the practice of providing illegal passenger transportation on private vehicles, against fares which are less than the applicable taxi rates; which amounts to a flagrant breach of transportation rules, be it within Dubai or from Dubai to other Emirates.
This morning, according to Gulf News’ reporting, the RTA has given Dubai’s taxi users yet another reason to be disgruntled as the New Year rolls in. If you remember a time when you had to put up with paying the Salik Toll fee on your daily commute then you were a 2007 user. If you’ve arrived here afterwards then it won’t necessarily matter but you still have the right to know.
Almost three quarters of a million commuters travelled for free on the Metro, buses and water taxis to mark Public Transport Day yesterday. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) estimates that 739,000 passengers took advantage of the waived fees, an increase of more than 42,000 from last year.