Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed that 1,631,861 million riders used its public transport, shared mobility means and taxis during the the New Year’s Eve 2022.
A UAE-based firm has adopted a holistic approach for labourers and started a project for installing free Wi-Fi and TV screens on labourers’ buses. This was revealed in a press event on Monday.
Public transport includes the metro, tram, public buses, marine transport means (abras, ferry, water taxi, water bus), e-hail vehicles and taxis (Dubai Taxi and franchise companies).
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently carried out two inspection operations relating to passenger transport activity, and fare evasion on public transport means.
Two drivers, accused of stealing fuel from Emirates Transport buses, have been sent to Dubai Criminal Court.
The sterilisation was carried out by specialised companies, according to the directives of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention and the guidelines of the World Health Organisation.
In the latest move aimed to expand the internal bus network, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will launch a new bus route in Dubai from Sept.9. SM1 the new route, will start from the Gold Souk Bus Station to Souk Al Marfa at Deira Islands.
The service, which aims to carry 10,000 passengers a week over a 22.5-kilometre route on five single-deck buses, will be the world's first automated local bus service, its operator said.
The campaign covered 111 schools out of a total of 240 schools for certain considerations. Some schools are adopting an online learning policy, and others have staggered bus arrival timings due to COVID-19 challenges.
A video of two school buses escorting a group of courier employees on motorcycle in powerful storm in Istanbul has gone viral. A twitter user wrote, “Due to the Storm in Istanbul, motorcycles were escorted by buses to cross Bosphorus Bridge.”