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RTA places largest ever order with Volvo
Volvo Buses and FAMCO have received an order from the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority to supply 143 Volvo luxury intercity coaches over the next two years
Sharjah public transport gets ten new ‘smart buses’
Bus frequency between Sharjah and other emirates is likely to improve following the launch of 10 new smart buses by the Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority’s (SRTA).
Dubai South to hit the road with its first E-bus
The world’s largest greenfield urban development, Dubai South takes the green approach towards developing its mass transit system
Dubai plans wearable smart passes for public transport
The new device, which was displayed and the 35th Gitex Technology Week, will use near field communication (NFC) that is currently used on NFC-enabled smartphones.
Bahrain taxi drivers threaten strike over Uber
A group of taxi drivers from the Public Transport Drivers Society (PTDS) have voiced their opposition to the service.
FOCUS: Uber's drive towards global domination
Uber is present in 60 countries — 330 cities in total — and has established itself as one of the world’s best known mobile-based car hire companies, valued at $41bn.
Emirati jailed for beating up Dubai taxi driver
Argument arose after the driver asked the passenger to put on his seat belt, told him he could not eat food in the cab.
Dubai's RTA announces 50% discount on NoL cards
The move is intended to attract more users of public transport, such as the metro, public buses, tram and marine transit modes.
9m more people use Dubai public transport in H1
Dubai's transport authority said a total of 271.3 million people used the metro, buses, taxis and marine transit in the first six months of the year.
Pedestrians to face $270 Dubai Trolley crossing fine
Anyone caught crossing at areas other than the designated pedestrian crossing areas will face a fine of AED1,000 ($270).
Benefits of CCTV on public transport revealed in survey
International survey shows strong interest in CCTV footage for real-time prevention of crimes

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