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Metro moves to mass transit lane

Dubai The Dubai Metro is fast becoming a mass transport system with around 35 per cent of commuters taking the train to work, said a senior official.

Dubai becomes the world’s 5th city to apply Journey Planner

Dubai has become the fifth city in the world, following London, New York, Munich and Melbourne that applies Journey Planner; an initiative, billed as “Wojhati, launched by Public Transport Agency at Roads & Transport Authority (RTA)” in the first quarter of this year, which was well received by a wide segment of public transport users in Dubai.

Construction works in 19 stations on Dubai Metro Red Line completed

H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), revealed that all construction works on the 19 stations on the Red Line of Dubai Metro have been completed, and that electromechanical works in the said stations range from 80 to 97%, adding that RTA is all set to phase out the opening of the stations in February 2010.

Dubai Metro to be free for disabled

The Dubai Metro will be free for disabled passengers by February next year, the RTA announced today.

Al Tayer Receives Irish Ambassador To The UAE

For his part the Irish diplomat congratulated H.E. Mattar Al Tayer on the opening of Dubai Metro Project and stressed that Dubai had once again proved to the world its ability to face and overcome challenges through delivering unprecedented achievements.

Dubai looks ahead to 2010

Following the opening of the Dubai Metro this year, the next stage - the Green Line - is scheduled to open in March 2010. It is the world's longest fully automated rail transport system and when completed the Dubai Metro will have 70 kilometres (43 miles) of lines, and 47 stations.

Metro's Green Line to open 10/10/10 – sources

The Dubai Metro’s second line is likely to open on Oct. 10 next year, or 10/10/10, as the city’s transport authority continues with its theme of catchy launch dates, sources have told Maktoob Business.

Time for UAE to rethink dollar peg

Besides the expanded infrastructure at the airport, roads and highways, the opening of Dubai Metro — all strengthens Dubai's attractions as a global hub.

Ride on the Metro in Dubai from Al Rigga Station to...

Metro is pretty clean and ride was smooth with nice views of the city.

Traffic jams cost Dh4.6bn a year to Dubai

DOHA: The cost of time wasted in traffic jams in Dubai is estimated at Dh4.6bn every year, senior officials from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in the Emirate said yesterday.