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Employee excellence awards

31 Jul 2013

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), recently honoured 26 employees, five teams and committees that won the RTA Excellence Award (Namous) 2013. The award aims to spread excellence, creativity and quality in a bid to generalise the best administrative and professional practices in a way that reflects positively on career satisfaction rating, performance levels as well as quality and excellence standards, with the ultimate aim of realising the objectives of the Dubai Government Excellence Programme.

165m riders use public transport in first half of 2013

20 Jul 2013

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has revealed that the ridership of public transport means (Dubai Metro, public buses, marine transit, and taxis of Dubai Taxi Corporation only) in the first half of this year has touched 165,527,687 riders.

New water taxi service begins

14 Jul 2013

The Marine Transport Department of the Public Transport Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the water taxi service between Dubai Creek and Dubai Marina to Jumeirah Open Beach as part of its plans to enhance marine means of transport in Dubai.