The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a cooperation agreement with Uber Technologies, the international pioneer in the technology of linking riders with drivers by one click, to study offering new products in the economic transit to support Dubai Vision 2021.
The agreement is about fulfilling the needs of customers and provide them with transportation solutions at a reasonable rate in a way that contributes to reduce the number of vehicles on roads.
It also addresses the online booking service of limousines and taxicabs, whereby Uber will offer luxurious transport services (limousines) via online and smart Apps channels.
The service will be run according to the laws governing the operation of taxis and limousines in Dubai emirate.
Uber will deploy 14,000 vehicles including 9841 taxis and 4700 limousines.