Public transport rides forward

DUBAI - Public transport in Dubai has grown remarkably over the first six months of this year compared with the same period last year, an evidence to the economic boom and the presence of modern transport infrastructure that lives up to the level of progress in the emirate.

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RTA taxi booking centre offers 24hr service

The Roads and Transport Authority’s (RTA) Public Transport Agency will ensure that its Booking and Despatch Centre continues to offer day and night services throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Marine transport users expected to rise to 14m

Marine transport users expected to rise to 14m

The number of passengers using water transport in Dubai, which include abras, Dubai Ferry, water taxi and water bus, is expected to hit 14 million by the year end, said Essa Al Dossari, Executive Director of the Public Transport Agency, an affiliate to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

Traffic diversions at National Paints Roundabout

Traffic diversions at National Paints Roundabout

Motorists driving in and around National Paints Roundabout (5th Industrial Interchange) in Sharjah have been urged to watch for diversions and lane closures from July 28 when Phase 3 of the major road development project in the area costing Dh1 billion will begin.

Focus, alertness key to driving

Focus, alertness key to driving

With the holy month of Ramadan fast approaching, there could be some possible changes in an individual’s physiology as a result of fasting and altered sleeping habits that could affect driving, an official of Emirates Driving Institute (EDI) has warned.

University Bridge opens Sunday night

University Bridge opens Sunday night

The Sharjah Directorate of Public works (DPW) will inaugurate the renovated and reconstructed University Bridge in front of the gate of the Sharjah University City in Al Maleeha area around midnight on Sunday. The project cost Dh3.9 million.

207.48m use public transport in six months

207.48m use public transport in six months

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has seen an increase in the number of passengers using public transport in Dubai during the first half of 2012, with 207.48 million taking the emirate’s mass transport system.

University Bridge opens Sunday night

University Bridge opens Sunday night

SHARJAH — The Sharjah Directorate of Public works (DPW) will inaugurate the renovated and reconstructed University Bridge in front of the gate of the Sharjah University City in Al Maleeha area around midnight on Sunday. The project cost Dh3.9 million.