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First look inside Dubai Metro’s futuristic new Route 2020 stations

Once open to the public, Jumeirah Golf Estates station will be the biggest along the public transport network

RTA unveils new colour scheme for metro feeder buses

RTA’s Public Transport Agency has unveiled a new colour scheme for the Dubai Metro Feeder Buses emulating the shape of the metro carriages. The step...

4,000 metered parking bays introduced in Sharjah

SHARJAH // More parking in Sharjah city will come at a cost as an additional 4,000 metered spaces are introduced next year. Some existing free...

Comprehensive traffic plan during Eid al-Adha holiday 2016

As part of preparations for the advent of Eid al-Adha 2016, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has chalked out a comprehensive plan for...

An island in the making in Dubai

Dubai: Several Dubai neighbourhoods will be ringed by the Dubai Canal project which is in the final stages of construction and is expected to...

RTA offers Dubai Ferry riders family package options

The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has recently unveiled family packages marking the start of events of the Dubai Summer Festival with the aim of offering new and multiple options for various community segments, and attracting new riders to the Dubai Ferry.

Dubai Metro set to break even in 2017

Dubai Metro is on the fast track to financial viability and is expected to break even in five years, while the bus system operated by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is expected to recover costs in 2016. This follows a massive rise in passenger numbers and savings in the operations of the mass transit system. The public transport system has cut Dh1.5 billion in costs, according to the RTA.

More than 10% of Dubai Metro Green Line staff will be...

Up to 150 of the second lines’ 800 employees, which will include ticket sales staff, security personnel, train drivers and maintenance workers, will be UAE nationals, the CEO of Serco Middle East Zafar Raja has said.