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National Day holidays: Metro, Tram; free Dubai parking

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announces changes to the business hours of its services in Dubai during the Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday, Commemoration Day...

Video: Sheikh Hamdan visits Cityscape Global

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, was present at the opening of Cityscape Global, the biggest property exposition...

Metro users, now visit the top of Burj Khalifa for Dh65

Emaar Properties has joined hands with the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to the mark the 'Year of Giving' by providing all UAE residents...

Al Tayer approves setting up RTA Foundation

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has approved the establishing of...

Dubai Metro

Dubai Metro video May 2016

Dh300 billion plan for innovation projects

The President, Sheikh Khalifa, has announced details of a plan worth more than Dh300 billion to foster a knowledge economy and innovation, and prepare the UAE for a world after oil.

A mix of vision and sheer guts

After the world-acclaimed national achievements of the past few months, with the opening of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Metro, I would not be surprised if some Emiratis might be starting to develop a certain blasé attitude towards their examples of technical achievement.

RTA operates Burj Dubai Metro Station on Monday, deploys 11 Feeder...

H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), announced that RTA will officially operate Burj Dubai metro station on Monday 04 January 2010 to mark the fourth anniversary of the Accession Day of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, as Ruler of Dubai Emirate.

Dubai still most popular despite 2009 property woes

More than 43 percent of respondents to the FutureBrand Gulf Real Estate Study, released on Tuesday, said Dubai was their number one choice in the region despite house prices slumping by up to 50 percent in some parts of the city during 2009. He said mega projects like the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Metro becoming a reality added to the city’s appeal to would-be home buyers.

Burj Khalifa signs go up on Dubai’s roads

Workers have installed the first road signs bearing the new name of the world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa. Two signs, one on Sheikh Zayed Road and the other between Al Wasl Road and the Defence Interchange, were installed overnight on Saturday, apparently the first to point the way to Burj Khalifa after its name was changed from Burj Dubai at its January 4 inauguration.