RTA has started experimenting the use of AI technologies in plotting bus routes in Dubai, based on the extent of usage throughout the day. The step is part of RTA’s endeavours to apply technology in saving the time and effort of all parties and improving the experience of public transport riders.
RTA has recently ceased the printing of technical testing paper certificates in respect of vehicles registered in Dubai and switched to e-certificates instead and emailed these certificates to to clients.
RTA announced that 200 students benefited from the Home-Learning Environment for Fixed-Income Families initiative. The move aimed at supporting the remote learning experience of students of low-income families under the existing challenges forced by the outbreak of Covid-19.
Al Tayer and Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa recently made an inspection tour of cycling tracks and pedestrian crossing projects currently undertaken by RTA in Dubai.
RTA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS) as part of a strategy to exchange expertise with government and semi-government entities sharing common objectives.
RTA’s DTC is gearing up for the new school year by introducing a set of coherent precautionary measures to protect against the spread of Covid-19 in its transport service. The move echoes the directives of Dubai’s leaders to provide students a healthy and safe environment to study.
RTA held a workshop for school bus operators in Dubai. The event attended by 120 representatives from schools’ bus operators focused on precautionary measure to curb the spread of Covid-19 as the new school year edges closer.
RTA has recently obtained Organizational Maturity Certificate (OMC) in Innovation – Level 4, branded Master-Innovation Leadership, from the Global Innovation Management Institute (GIMI) based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General of RTA, announced that construction of the two model public bus stations at Oud Metha and Al Satwa had reached 77%. He revealed that all construction works in both stations would be accomplished by the end of this year.
Marking the holiday of Eid Al-Adha, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced revised timings of its services including customer happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, metro, tram, marine transport, and centres of service providers (technical testing of vehicles).
RTA has set up a digital platform using Big Data, to detect any lack of compliance with the physical distancing between riders of public buses in Dubai and take enforcement measures accordingly.
His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), endorsed a package of smart initiatives for improving and sustaining RTA’s services.
RTA has entitled car rental firms to add digital platforms and smart application activity to their business. The step aims to empower those companies to expand the scope of their services in line with Dubai Government’s drive to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world.
RTA’s participation entitled: The Economic and Financial Impacts of Covid-19 and Precautionary Measures. During the event, the UITP MENA Centre for Transport Excellence, in collaboration with RTA, released a report entitled: The Economics of Public Transport in MENA region.
H.E Mattar Mohammed chaired a remote meeting of the Council. Attendees included RTA board members as well as a host of local and global future fore-sighting experts.
It provided extra devices and upgraded the systems in a way that enabled the centre to make a perfect operation, which resulted in achieving an overall customer satisfaction rating as much as 97%.