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RTA starts offering NOC for recruitment of chauffeur service online

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced a smart transition in the issuance of NOCs addressed to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation...

Free parking in Dubai on Sunday

Dubai: If you’re planning to go out on Sunday’s public holiday, there’s now one less thing to worry about since parking in Dubai will...

Union Oasis tenders open in May

Dubai: Work on the Union Oasis project that will transform the area around the Union Metro station into a multi-facility transit hub will begin this year.

RTA felicitates winners of Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on Tuesday honoured the winners of the 6th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) 2013, an initiative launched to encourage public and private sectors to help reduce traffic congestion and uphold environment conservation efforts.

RTA app and site help Dubai commuters plan journey

A new website offers passengers the exact fare from any location to any other in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, helping dispel any doubts passenger might have of being cheated by taxi drivers.

Salik dodgers causing traffic tailbacks on Dubai and Sharjah roads

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.

RTA to review green achievements in WETEX 2013

Roads and Transport Authority - Nashwan Atta'ee: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is taking part in the Water, Energy and Environment Technology Exhibition (WETEX) 2013, to be held today on Sunday 15 April and will run through until 17 April at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Illegal passenger transportation on the rise in Dubai; RTA launches crackdown

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is continuing its campaign to crack down on the practice of providing illegal passenger transportation on private vehicles, against fares which are less than the applicable taxi rates; which amounts to a flagrant breach of transportation rules, be it within Dubai or from Dubai to other Emirates.

Metro station gets chaotic at rush hour

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai take all the necessary effort to provide the best possible facilities and comfort for Dubai Metro users. However, commuters sometimes forget to follow the rules and maintain discipline. Chaotic scenes are seen at major Metro junctions during peak hours, when people jostle to get into the trains without leaving any space for the passengers who have to alight from the train at the same time.

Dubai plans to crack down on millions of unpaid parking and...

"I'm not sure what the monetary amount is exactly but it is a few million fines we are still waiting to have paid," said Ahmed Hashim Bahrozyan, chief executive of the RTA's licensing agency. "The current procedure of retrieving payments is done manually. The RTA sends a list of fines of non-UAE vehicles to the Ministry of Interior and they forward the information to the concerned departments of the other [Arabian] Gulf countries.