RTA to ease Dubai Marina congestion by reopening junctions along tram route
29 Feb
2016
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RTA to ease Dubai Marina congestion by reopening junctions along tram route »

Residents of Dubai Marina will be breathing a sigh of relief this morning after the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that all left turns and U-turns along the Dubai Tram route will be gradually reopened.

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Dubai Metro vs taxis: What residents used more in 2015
23 Jan
2016
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Dubai Metro vs taxis: What residents used more in 2015 »

In addition, the taxis (Dubai Taxi and franchise companies), have lifted in 2015 about 539.558 million riders compared with 531.350 million riders in 2014, according to the RTA’s statistics.

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10-feet whale shark spotted in Palm Jumeirah
20 Jan
2016
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10-feet whale shark spotted in Palm Jumeirah »

A whale shark has been spotted for the second time in four months at the Palm Jumeirah.

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Dubai ‘seeking more than $2bn’ to extend Metro to Expo 2020 site
14 Jan
2016
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Dubai ‘seeking more than $2bn’ to extend Metro to Expo 2020 site »

Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority is seeking more than $2 billion to finance a 15-kilometre extension of its above-ground metro train line to the World Expo site, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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Six road projects that will put brakes on Dubai traffic congestion
14 Jan
2016
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Six road projects that will put brakes on Dubai traffic congestion »

The opening of the new Sheikh Zayed Road flyover and an announcement of a federal road that will link the emirate with Abu Dhabi and the northern emirates spells relief for the rush hour commuter.

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Dubai Canal update: New Sheikh Zayed Road bridge opens [videos]
7 Jan
2016
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Dubai Canal update: New Sheikh Zayed Road bridge opens [videos] »

Motorists in Dubai were in for a surprise Thursday morning as a part of the new Sheikh Zayed Road flyover has been opened to traffic.

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Dubai’s next top project: 16 launches set for 2016
7 Jan
2016
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Dubai’s next top project: 16 launches set for 2016 »

From amusement parks and opera houses to themed hotels and safari parks, the next year is set to be a busy time for the emirate. Here is our rundown of 16 projects coming your way in the next 12 months...

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First section of Shaikh Zayed road flyover almost ready
3 Jan
2016
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First section of Shaikh Zayed road flyover almost ready »

Construction on the first part of the 16-lane flyover on Shaikh Zayed Road is nearing completion and is expected to be ready by mid January, Gulf News can confirm.

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Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram to operate non-stop on Thursday and Friday
30 Dec
2015
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Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram to operate non-stop on Thursday and Friday »

Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram will operate non-stop on Thursday (December 31) and Friday (January 1) to facilitate uninterrupted access for people travelling to celebrate the new year, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Monday.

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Dubai Tram marks first anniversary with high operational, safety successes
10 Nov
2015
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Dubai Tram marks first anniversary with high operational, safety successes »

The Dubai Tram will tomorrow celebrate the completion of one year of operation in great style marked by high-level operational efficiency, service punctuality, high safety and riders' satisfaction rating as well as a considerable number of tram users who reached 3.725 million riders from the start of operations until the end of October 2015.

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