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Use public transport and win gold, Apple Watch and more

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled activities and contests with expensive prizes to mark the sixth Public Transport Day on November 1. Events along with a series of prize draws will begin on October 20.

Take public transport, win gold, cash in Dubai

The celebrations begin on October 26 and will continue for a week with prizes, including 4kg of gold, to be won every day through raffle draws and other surprises.

RTA offers one-million dirham prizes to mass transit users on Public...

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is offering a bonanza of prizes to public transport riders during the fifth renewal of the Public Transport Day on the first of November. Events will be kicked off by a draw for prizes on October 26th 2014 and roll on till the date of the event.

RTA enhances marine transit services, revises schedules of Dubai Ferry

The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has beefed up its service offering in a number of stations of Dubai Ferry at the Dubai Marina by setting up Customer Service Kiosks in the marine transit stations of the Marina Mall, Marina Walk, Marina Terrace, and the Marine Promenade. The Agency has also revised the operational timing of the Dubai Ferry to match the demand for this service.

RTA greets taxi users with HALA service

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a new and vital service considered the first of its kind in Dubai Emirate targeting taxi sector billed as “HALA Taxi” and tailored to handle the incoming booking requests at the Booking & Dispatch Center of RTA Public Transport Agency.

RTA marks third Public Transport Day

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority marked the third International Public Transport Day with free metro and bus rides for NOL card holders to encourage the use of public transportation and even handed out bicycles to ten lucky people who could...

Free train and bus travel as Dubai marks Public Transport Day

Nol cardholders will be able to zip around the emirate for free today on the Metro, buses and water buses for the Roads and Transport Authority's third annual Public Transport Day. Festivities include a street party on Al Seef Road between 5pm and 9pm, and RTA employees will hold quiz shows at bus shelters and Metro stations to award commuters with iPads, bikes and Nol cards.

RTA calls the public to take part in Public Transport Day

Hussain Al Banna, Director of Traffic, Traffic & Roads Agency and Deputy Head of Public Transport Day, said: “The objective of the event is to attract the public and introduce them to the benefits of using public transport. Holders of Nol cards will be offered free rides on the day on public transport means including the metro, public buses and the Water Bus.

RTA showcase benefits of public transport

In the context of the Public Transport Day, the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) held a number of events during a site tour made by a mobile stand to key shopping malls in the Emirate with the aim of educating the public on the benefits of using mass transit systems (Dubai Metro, public buses and the Water Bus); which will be offered free of charge for Nol Card holders to mark the Public Transport Day on Nov 1st.

Free Dubai rides on Nov 1 Public Transport Day

The RTA in Dubai is urging all community members to use public transport means on the 1st of November 2012 to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Public Transport Day. On this day, Nol card holders are enabled to use the public buses, metro and water bus free of charge starting from 01:00 am up to 00:00 am (midnight) i.e. 24 hours.