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Al Tayer discusses with American delegation investment prospects in road projects

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has recently explored with HE Arun Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets, U.S. Department of Commerce, the prospects of cooperation between the RTA and American firms engaged in rail, roads and transport sectors.

Nightmare at noon on Dubai-Sharjah road

A high-noon accident on Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road spawned bumper-to-bumper traffic conditions for commuters between Dubai and Sharjah on Tuesday afternoon.

RTA completes maintenance of multi-level parking lot at Sabkha

Basil Ibrahim Saad, Director of Facilities & Installations, RTA Technical Support Services Sector, said: “The RTA is always keen on delivering world-class services befitting the profile of Dubai as a reputed and advanced cosmopolitan city and a splendid destination for tourists and visitors hailing in from all corners of the globe.”

Al Burj radar to catch tailgaters on Dubai roads

Tailgaters are now in the crosshairs of new speed radars installed by Dubai Police. With over 50 new Al Burj radars already fitted on Dubai roads, police said that they plan to add 50 more in the next year.

Dubai infrastructure: Blink and it’s upgraded

In his first book My Vision, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, reminisces the day that he stood next to his father, staring at what was to become Jebel Ali port, a project masterminded by the late Sheikh Rashid.

Let’s Get To Work: Dubai’s mobility efforts require changing people’s mindsets

Dubai can avoid this by adopting a two-pronged approach for its Mobility concerns: by sticking to its strategic plans of making public transportation accessible and also, by successfully convincing people to ditch their cars, an expert said.

RTA devises stickers to alert motorists about novice drivers

The Drivers Licensing Department at the Licensing Agency of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has devised a new concept embodied in a “New Driver” sticker in cooperation with driving schools & centers in Dubai which have entered into an agreement with the RTA whereby these stickers will be sold to the trainee once he or she obtains the driving license.

Serco signs GBP355m Dubai Metro pact extension

Serco Group PLC (SRP.LN), a British government services company, said Thursday that it has signed a 355 million pound ($574.72 million) contract with the Dubai Government Roads and Transport Authority, or RTA, to continue operating and maintaining the Dubai Metro rail.

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?

No free rides: Crackdown on Dubai Metro car-park freeloaders

Since the barriers at the multi-storey car park of Rashidiya Metro Station were activated, half of the commuters using the car park turned out to be not eligible for the free car park space.