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Taxis to charge Salik from Tuesday Taxis to charge Salik from Tuesday By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter Published: Jan 15, 2013 9:59 PM Dubai: Taxis in Dubai will start charging a Dh4 toll from Tuesday when passing through Salik toll gates installed across four different locations in Dubai, a senior Roads and Transport (RTA) official told Gulf News. Tolls for […]

New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap

New SMS service puts Dubai trains and buses on tap DUBAI // A new SMS service has been launched by the RTA allowing public transport users in Dubai to check the next available time of the bus or train they need. To check Metro timings, send an SMS with the letter D followed by a […]

Call a taxi by SMS from the Dubai metro

Dubai eGovernment updates mPay services – Users can now pay Salik, DEWA, traffic fines   By Georgina EnzerPublished May 6, 2012 Dubai eGovernment has updated its mPay mobile payment gateway and has added new features, including SMS capabilities. Users can now send an SMS to 4488 to inquire or pay government transaction fees or due charges. The SMS service now allows Salik recharge from RTA, payment of traffic fines […]

Renew your driving licence online Renew your driving licence online By Ashfaq Ahmed, Chief ReporterPublished: April 26, 2009, 23:10 Dubai: Motorists in Dubai can now renew their driving licences online, Gulf News has learnt. “We have launched the online driving licence renewal service this week,” Engineer Ali Al Jasem, Director of the Licensing Department at the Licensing Agency of […]

If you fail a driving test, you can appeal…

Log your complaint Learner drivers who fail driving tests, can appeal against the decision by filing a complaint on the RTA’s website, call customer service number 8009090 or go to any Licensing Agency office to file an appeal. The complaint will be referred to the committee, which investigate and take action. Full Gulf News […]

Parking at Bur Juman Mall no longer free – Memo

No more 9 to 5?

From today’s Khaleej Times RTA proposes flexible hours By Joy Sengupta (Our staff reporter) 20 May 2008 DUBAI — Flexible work timings in both private and government offices is the new mantra being advocated by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to control the increasing traffic rush in Dubai. Abdul Mohsen Younis Ibrahim, CEO of […]

Now you can carpool in Dubai!

RTA allows carpooling; signs pact with big firms EMPLOYEES from the same company have been allowed to use the same vehicle while going for work, a scheme known as carpooling which is aimed at pulling people away from using private cars to mass transportation The arrangement shall be licenced by the Roads and Transport Authority […]

Waterbus on the Creek will now run after midnight

Waterbus on the Creek will now run after midnight Gulf News Staff ReportPublished: May 03, 2008, 00:06 Dubai: The Waterbus between Dubai Old Souq and Al Sabkha stations will now run from midnight to 6am as well, the Roads and Transport Authority announced. The ferry service runs every 30 minutes and the fare is Dh4. […]