RTA updates Wojhati app

“Having Wojhati App as the winner in the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Program, provided a renewed motivation for a comprehensive quest for added quality to our technological service offering.

Shaikh Zayed Road diversion to begin on October 25

Traffic diversions on Shaikh Zayed Road are set to begin on October 25 as work on phase one of the Dubai Canal project gathers pace, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Saturday.

RTA inks MoU with Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation

The MoU was signed on behalf of the RTA by H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, RTA Chairman of the Board and Executive Director; and on behalf of Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation by H.E. Dong H. Kim, Vice Chairman of the SMRT Corporation in the presence of H.E., Consul General of the Republic of Korea; and a host of RTA CEOs and Directors.

UAE to spend more than $300 billion on infrastructure development by 2030

The UAE is expected to spend over $300 billion by 2030 on infrastructure development as the construction sector bounces back after the economic downturn in 2008, according to a report by HVS, a hospitality consultancy.

Unstable weather continues in UAE: Rain likely to bring down temperature

Dubai residents wake up to light drizzle and dark clouds on Thursday morning. Parents of school-going children who went out of their homes early in the morning to drop their children at the bus stop told Emirates 24|7 that the light rain was welcome after the recent increase in temperatures.

RTA accomplishes Real Time Passenger Information monitors project

Adel Mohammed Shakri, Director of Transportation Systems, RTA Public Transport Agency, said: “This project is part of RTA’s efforts to enhance the Smart Dubai initiative, and acts as an additional new channel for providing information about bus arrival and departure timetables,” adding that such a service is in use in some European countries and the USA, but saw its debut in the Middle East in Dubai in 2009.

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