Roads & Transport Authority

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai, founded in 2005 is responsible for planning and providing an integrated transport system in the Emirate of Dubai, and between Dubai and other Emirates of the UAE capable of achieving Dubai's vision & serving the vital interests of the Emirate.


Managing the strategies and needs of the transport sector in Dubai is an important task that the RTA has, and being an independent authority in terms of its administration and management, it is legally authorized to do everything which will help it achieve its vision of ‘The world leader in seamless & sustainable mobility’.


Since its establishment in 2005, the entity has achieved numerous accolades by constructing and operating key turnkey road and transport projects.  These include the 89.6 kms driverless Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram,  Dubai Canal, the Enterprise Control Centre increasing safety and reducing pedestrian fatalities, expanding the road networks with the construction of parallel roads and creek crossings, procuring modern fleet public buses and revamping marine transit means.

United Arab Emirates