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Dubai Taxis to Offer Free Wi-Fi Service

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, and du are set to embark on a joint project to fit all taxis in Dubai, about 10,800...

Prize Money of Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport Exceeds $5...

Finalists to be announced in October 2018, winners in October 2019 The Challenge targets mega companies, start-ups and universities The Roads and Transport Authority...

Dubai Taxi’s Tesla Electric Vehicles Make 64,000 Trips

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that Tesla electric cars under the Dubai Taxi fleet had made so far 64,186 since launched in...

Mobile Payments Enabled for Dubai Taxi Service

The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in partnership with Network International has introduced a new service enabling the payment of taxi fares in...

UAE Driving Culture: The ‘10 Golden Rules’

What should be the ingredients of a Positive UAE Driving Culture? Many references made to ‘lack of’ or ‘poor’ UAE Driving Culture ‘10...

Metro Red Line To Stop between Ibn Battuta, Jumeirah Lakes Towers...

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will suspend the metro service between Ibn Battuta and Tower and Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) Stations on the...

Without Changes in Traffic Infrastructure, Driverless Vehicles Are Non-starter in UAE

Large-scale introduction of driverless vehicles in modern urban traffic is an unlikely scenario for the next 10 to 15 years for the UAE. This...

RTA Unveils ‘Loyalty Points’ for Nol Cards Users

During its participation in Gitex 2017, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to launch Loyalty Points program for nol cards, branded as...

Dubai Taxi To Deploy First 50 Tesla Electric Vehicles

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group, and Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of...

Self Driving Cars To Make Moral, Ethical Decisions

Can a self driving car be moral, act like humans do, or act like humans expect humans to? Contrary to previous thinking, a groundbreaking new...

Traffic Fines in Dubai Discounted by 50%

Vehicle owners who have accumulated traffic fines in Dubai from 2016 and earlier, now are granted a discount of 50 per cent. Although very generous,...

Did you see Dubai’s solar-powered SOS telephones

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched solar-powered SOS (emergency) telephones at the cycling track at Seih Al Salam in Dubai. The initiative,...

Smart Dubai – The Future is Now

Three years ago, Smart Dubai set out to fully transform Dubai into a smart city, launching 100 initiatives and 1,000 smart services. The services...

Dubai Introduces ‘Student Parking’ Cards

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the issuance of a subscription card branded "Student Parking" as part of its community-oriented initiatives for this...

151 Million People Used Public Busses in Dubai in 2016

The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai revealed that its public buses had lifted 151.1 million riders last year. The...

Driving in Dubai set to become slightly more expensive

In addition to increased petrol prices and parking fees, drivers is Dubai will now have to pay a little extra for Salik gates passing. The...

ASEAN Market Now More Accessible than European Union, United States

Increased integration into the global economy of the economies that comprise the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has made the region a more...

Only in Dubai! Order taxi through Siri

Careem, the region’s leading app-based car booking service, today announced a new strategic partnership with Apple Inc. whereby Careem users or “Careemers” can now...