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RTA launches Augmented Reality Contest in Gitex 2015

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched an exciting Oculus (Augmented Reality) Contest in Gitex 2015, which has attracted considerable numbers of visitors across various nationalities and spectrums of the community.

UITP MENA Congress kicks off and 1000 delegates take part

The Congress will see the participation of about 1000 delegates representing 25 countries and is expected to attract around 3000 visitors over three days, in addition to 66 exhibitors from 16 countries taking part in the accompanying exhibition.”

More than 1.6 million passengers used public transport in the New...

The total number of passengers who used mass transit means during the New Year's Eve celebrations reached 1,656,286 passengers; where the metro ridership clocked 727,829 passengers, taxis users reached 525,997 passengers, bus riders hit 314,109 passengers, inter-city bus riders touched 44,587 passengers, and marine transit means users amounted to 43,764 passengers.

RTA decorates Atlantis The Palm Hotel

In implementation of this principle and discerning vision, the Public Transport Agency has concluded a number of joint cooperation agreements with a host of major hotels in Dubai such as the Atlantis, The Palm Jumeirah, where it was agreed that the Hotel would provide a marina for the Water Taxi Station, and promote the services of the Water Taxi and Ferry Dubai, whether in the Hotel or on the dedicated buses of the Hotel.

332m passengers used public transport last year

According to latest statistics by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) the average number of daily riders in 2010 was about 957,000 persons compared to 800,000 persons in 2009. "The Dubai Metro has lifted about 38.888 million passengers in 2010 and the average daily rider-ship of the metro is currently hovering around 149,000 passengers and this number is poised to increase with the opening of the remaining metro stations on the Red Line..."