Dubai Local Time

Property in Dubai

RTA introduces NoL cards on inter-city buses, too

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai, has now activated the NoL cards (smart cards used to pay fares electronically in public transports) to be used in the inter-city buses, thereby permitting UAE residents and visitors to use the cards between the emirates.


The Director of Transportation Systems at RTA’s Public Transport Agency, Adel Shakri, said that RTA has just begun activating the use of NoL unified payment cards in public buses between Dubai and Sharjah. The agency is now making final preparations to implement this service on all other routes that connect Dubai with other emirates.


According to him, the inter-city public buses run 900 trips a day on 12 routes that link Dubai with other emirates and transport more than 35,000 passengers a day, while the seven routes connecting Dubai with Sharjah transports 17,000 passengers. The Dubai-Sharjah route accounts for nearly 50 percent of inter-city bus passengers.


The NoL smart cards enable passengers to pay fares electronically by swiping the card on reader machines on public buses, Dubai Metro, water taxis and in some parking areas.

Posted on 6/8/2013


Share This Page


blog comments powered by Disqus

Read more news

Ashjar2 residences launched in Downtown Dubai

Dubai Properties unveils Arabella townhouses at Mudon community

Damac completes 60 percent of iconic resort project at Burj

Motor City among high demand areas in Dubai

Dubai Hills Estate unveils Maple townhouse community

Damac to deliver 35,000 housing units in Dubai within five years

Dubai Wharf mixed-use development to be ready by mid-2017

Nakheel unveils giant projects at various locations

UAE expats can register wills for immovable properties at DIFC Courts

The Nest luxury enclave villas launched

 

Share This Page





Top