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Chat with RTA: Salik-free hours on Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road?

Salik charges continue to drive UAE commuters around the bend, with the road toll‎ emerging as one of the top topics raised by residents in an online, freewheeling chat with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai.

UAE feels the heat as parking and Salik cards 'cook' in...

As the mercury continues to soar with each passing week, residents of the UAE are feeling the heat, with some reporting the plastic on their Salik and parking cards melting or fading away in direct sunlight.

Properties near Dubai metro cost a premium

Whether the cost of renting and buying apartments in Dubai have become more or less expensive, one thing is certain: you’ll pay a premium if you choose to stay near a metro station.

Dubai Salik firm hired to improve Riyadh traffic systems

The Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) of Saudi Arabia has hired TransCore, which installed the Salik system in Dubai, to design and implement an advanced traffic control system to improve the flow of traffic for the seven million people living in Riyadh.

Salik cards are now available, says RTA

Recharge cards and tags are also available at the RTA’s customer service centres at Umm Ramool, Al Barsha, and Deira Traffic Department as well as at Adnoc petrol stations across the country, she said.

Shortage of Salik cards hit retail outlets

A shortage of Salik cards has hit retail outlets and convenience stores in petrol pumps across Dubai and Sharjah. There is a reported shortage of these cards in Ajman.

Smart Drive and Smart Salik attract more than 591k users

The smart applications recently rolled out by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai have attracted huge public attention showing record number of users

Dubai Salik road toll law amended

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai issued Law No 13 of 2014 amending bylaws of Law No 22 of 2006 regarding traffic tolls in the emirate.

Dubai Metro adds nearly 14 million feathers in its cap

The Dubai Metro has fast become a favourite public transport in the emirate with nearly 14 million passengers travelling on its Green and Red lines in April, indicating an almost 2-million increase on the figure in April 2013.

RTA launches Awnak service for disabled, non-emergency cases

“The number of Salik permits issued by the RTA for the disabled from 2011 to the end of 2013 amounted to 4591 permits. The RTA also issued to this category about 264 Blue Nol Cards from 2011 to 2013, 3217 parking permits, and 88 driving permits for the disabled,” said the Al Ali in a final remark.