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Dubai tram lifts 20 m riders in 4 years of operation

Since launched on 11 November 2014 up to the end of September 2018, Dubai Tram had transported 20,879,564 riders. The Tram route extends 10.6 kilometres...

'Smart' UAE on track with free Wifi on Dubai Metro

Free Wifi on all Dubai Metro trains and stations is now a reality. Access to the internet from Dubai Metro has long been on the wish list of many commuters.

Dubai Tram opens new mass transit chapter

The future of public transport is here in Dubai. Commuting and connecting to different modes of transport will never be the same again with the sleek Dubai Tram arriving in style on Tuesday.

RTA announces Dubai Tram service hours

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled the operation hours of the Dubai Tram; which will start passenger service as of Wednesday November 12th 2014 from 06.30 am up to 1.30 am (of the following day) from Saturday to Thursday.

Tram to link with Dubai Metro at Marina, JLT stations

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that mass transit systems of the RTA - comprising the Dubai Metro, public buses, marine transit modes and taxis (Dubai Taxi and franchise companies taxis) - have all lifted 440.672 million passengers in 2013, according to statistics released by RTA Statistics Section.

Dubai plans double-decked highway

A series of projects are in the pipeline to ease congestion in Dubai, including plans to add a second deck to Sheikh Zayed Road.

Dubai RTA delays Tecom parking permits

Tecom motorists will have to wait for another month to receive their special parking permits as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) delays activation of the parking reservation system in the area, Gulf News has learnt.

Work on Al Sufouh Tram project gathers pace

Work on the long-awaited Al Sufouh Tram project has picked up pace as the contractor has started building the viaduct for the elevated tracks along Dubai Marina on Shaikh Zayed Road. Dubai Metro is getting popular with every passing day as it is being used by at an average of more than 140,000 commuters per day, said a senior official.

RTA says all public transport expansion projects on track

"The 49-kilometre Purple Line is currently at the design stage," said Al Hassan. It will be a fast track line connecting Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum Airport. The Purple Line will have high speed trains with a maximum speed of 135 to 160 kilometres per hour, while the average speed of the train will be 100 kilometres per hour.