Transportation in Dubai

Updated on Tuesday 27th June 2017

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Dubai was built on a fast-forward speed, being known as the most futuristic city in the world where tradition and innovation can be seen in a perfect mix on every corner. The transportation in Dubai is strongly related to the proper infrastructure which continues to grow in a multinational city where everyone can choose from numerous transportation options. Furthermore, if you have decided to spice up a little bit your vacation in Dubai, you can pamper yourself with a luxury car for rent in Dubai. You can discover our remarkable fleet of cars with the help from our luxury car rental agents in Dubai.

Traffic in Dubai

Because of the rising population, tourists in Dubai experience a great means of transportation with a proper infrastructure and numerous possibilities of traveling in the city to any corner of the metropolis. According to the traffic authorities, Dubai is evolving from an originally damaged road scheme with built-in bottlenecks to major roads like the Dubai - Sharjah Highway. However, the new infrastructure counting the Dubai metro, the new bridges, and many overpasses are expected to simplify congestion to some level. A further 500 km of roads plus 120 multi-level crossroads are expected to be made before the year 2020 at a charge of about 44 billion dirhams ($12 billion).

Choose from a varied range of transportation means in Dubai

If you want to discover Dubai from a different angle, you can choose the public transportation means from which you can enjoy the traditional wooden motor boats named abras, the metro, the tram and the water taxis. The metro in Dubai was opened in 2009 and it is preferred among people in search of a suitable means of transportation. The buses are also excellent options because they connect the residential, the business and the industrial zones, and besides that, the comfort is beyond expectations. The water taxi can reach to many locations by navigating in the gulf waters and can transport at least 10 persons. And don’t worry about the high temperatures from outside because the water taxis are completely equipped, including with the air-conditioning.

Tourists in Dubai and the public transportation

Dubai is a touristic destination and a wonder for all those who want to discover innovation and utmost deluxe in a city with plenty of opportunities. Once you get in Dubai, keep in mind that the public transportation offers complete access to all areas in the city. A great option for tourists in search of a majestic and different means of transportation is the Dubai ferry, the proper option if they want to discover the amazing architecture and to understand why this city is apart from everything they’ve seen before.

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Speed limit changes will be painted in red this year

To improve the road safety, the RTA in Dubai decided to make some important changes regarding the speed limit in the city. Numerous parts of the roads will be painted in red to make drivers be attentive to the speed limit changes. The Oud Metha Street which is part of the Bu Kadrah interchange and the well-known Sheikh Zayed Road already suffered this kind of improvement, due to the reduced speed limit from 120 km/h to 100 km/h. The "Safe and Smooth Transport for All" is a major project of RTA in Dubai which aims to improve the traffic and to eliminate the accidents by using traffic safety strategies.

New infrastructure projects in Dubai

1. New Abu Dhabi - Dubai Highway

Abu Dhabi General Services Company, Musanada, has finished 83% of the new Abu Dhabi - Dubai freeway, while work is continuing as scheduled in conformity with the main guidelines to deliver the plan by the end of this year. The implementation of the new highway has tracked a complete study of the circumstances and volume of everyday traffic between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The four-lane highway will have a capacity of 8,000 cars per hour.

2. Dubai Water Canal flyover on Sheikh Zayed Road

The second part of the Sheikh Zayed Road flyover, an element of the Dubai Water Canal project, was opened last year in July. The work on the 16-lane flyover started in November 2014 and in January this year, RTA unlocking the first part of the flyover for Sharjah-bound circulation.

3. Mafraq-Ghuwaifat Highway

The Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada), in partnership with the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport (DMAT), has completed 59% of the Mafraq - Ghuwaifat International Highway plan connecting western area towns and simplifying commercial transportation on the worldwide highway. 

The project contains the production of 15 new upper interchanges, sideways with elementary enhancements to the current interchanges at Hameem, Mafraq, Abu Al Abyad and Madinat Zayed interchanges, as well as main increases on the present interchanges, bringing the entire development works up to 246 km long. Dubai has the most recent, advanced and improved infrastructure of any other city in the area. The city’s road system participates meaningfully to its legendarily deluxe lifestyle and raises the driving quality for people who are passionate about their premium cars or their luxurious Dubai rental cars

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Luxury cars for rent in Dubai

Cars like Lamborghini, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Audi, Porsche, Bentley, Lincoln, BMW or Bugatti are part of the daily picture in Dubai, as these luxury cars are available for rent in Dubai. A holiday in this exquisite metropolis can be even more delightful if you decide to rent a luxury car in Dubai. Our consultants are ready to provide personalized offers for all tourists who want to spoil themselves in outstanding cars. On request, you can rent a driver for your car in Dubai. You’ll just have to sit back, relax and explore the city in the back seat of a luxurious car.

We invite you to contact our agents if you need more information on transportation in Dubai or if interested in our luxury car rental services in Dubai.


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