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It is blooming time in the desert city and the civic body says it has already planted 30 million seedlings of flowering plants across Dubai this year. What adds to their beauty is the fact that they are all produced in the nurseries under the Dubai Municipality.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently signed a partnership agreement with the Dubai Judicial Institute providing for the two parties to share scientific expertise and cooperate in gaining more legal knowledge to enhance the performance.
The 327km Mafraq - Ghweifat main road, expected to be accomplished by 2017, extends from Mafraq to the international border linking the UAE with KSA in Ghweifat. It also passes through the Industrial Centre in Ruwais and some tourist and commercial locations in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The first day of school was met with frustration as traffic was at a standstill on major roads in Dubai. Many commuters were stuck in traffic for more than an hour, with many taking to social media to vent their frustrations.
Drivers who jump red lights might think their act has gone unnoticed but thanks to new technology the police’s new infrared cameras work without using a flash.
Cycle tracks stretching 850 kilometres across the length and breadth of Dubai will be built over the next few years as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) goes all out to encourage residents to use an eco-friendly and healthy means of transport.
Maj Gen Mohammed Saif Al Zaffin, director of the Dubai Police traffic department, said that in the first five months of this year there were 166 accidents with 154 people being injured, 22 seriously.
A steep increase in traffic on alternative routes between Dubai and Sharjah since the introduction of two new Salik gates on Al Ittihad Road and Airport Tunnel has left residents in Al Ghusais, Al Nahda, Al Twar and Oud Al Muteena fuming.
The e-services will include the renewal of licences for vehicles under three years old, applications for licences for drivers under the age of 21, application for driver/vehicle licensing certificates, requests for parking cards, as well as the current Salik top-up option.