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US flying taxi firm conducts trial in Dubai

US-based flying taxi firm Vimana Global has conducted a prototype trial of its autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) in Dubai prior to its launch in...

RTA to scrap plastic registration cards for Dubai drivers

Drivers in Dubai can replace their existing vehicle registration cards with lifetime e-registration via an online portal from August 1. The initiative is part of...

RTA to turn off streetlights during Earth Hour

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will turn off at least 1,433 streetlights along Business St., Al Saada St., Boulevard St. (Burj Khalifa) and...

Watch: Travel time from MBZ road to Dubai Airport has dropped

Dubai: Did you know that the drive from Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed (MBZ) Road to Dubai’s airport is now only five minutes long? The Roads...

RTA conducts trial run of smart pedestrian signal

Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, has carried out trial run of smart pedestrian signal to ensure safe crossing for pedestrians. "The RTA has tentatively installed...

Al Ittihad Bridge construction to begin next year

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, reviewed the Al Ittihad Bridge project that will replace the existing floating bridge, following his inauguration of Rashid Hospital Tunnels on Sunday.

Maktoum bin Mohammed honours winners of DAST

Under the the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council; HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Vice Chairman of the Executive Council, has honoured the winners of the 5th edition of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport 2012, which is initiated by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to encourage public and private sectors to help reduce traffic congestion and uphold environmental conservation.

RTA launches auction of quad bike numbers

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started offering unique number plates for quad bikes at the online auction held by its Licensing Agency.

Car renewal, insurance offences rife in Dubai

More than 15,000 drivers defaulted on renewing their car registration or insurance in Dubai in the first half of 2011 and police are planning to impound non-registered vehicles, a newspaper said on Thursday.

Dubai Metro's Green Line gets green light

The 23-kilometre Green Line, which starts at the Etisalat Station in Al Qusais near Emirates Road, will be missing two stops at first: the Al Jadaf and Creek stations. Those facilities are not scheduled to open because property projects in the area are not complete.