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Green Metro for Dubai

The Road and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai recently launched the Green Metro Line which adds 18 new stations and 23 kilometres to the country’s rail network. At present, two transfer stations exist in the metro rail network – Union and Khalid bin Al Waleed, the Union station being the biggest underground station in the world with an area of ...

More pedestrian safety in Dubai

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has revealed that pedestrian fatalities on the emirate’s roads have declined by 35% to 11 deaths during the first three months of 2011, compared with 17 during the same period last year. The Authority notes that over 67% of the accidents have occurred at night time. The fall in numbers has been ...

New Initiative at Dubai Metro Integrating with other Modes of Transport

Dubai Metro, which promises to become the world’s largest Metro soon, will also be known for a unique initiative in the Middle East – the combi-card. This card will be a combination of a credit card and an electronic smart card that will enable commuters to pay for various transport modes in Dubai as well as use it as a credit card.