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Emaar launches 'Dubai Trolley' in Downtown Dubai

Dubai Trolley: Downtown Dubai’s new tram

The region’s first hop-on hop-off transit system to come to Dubai next year

December 11, 2014 11:59
 

Iran, China to sign $4B metro contract – TV

Underground transport system deal in Iran bolsters historical economic relationship with China. News follows Iran's announcement that it is adding new centrifuges to speed up uranium enrichment.

July 20, 2011 10:06
 
Dubai’s car-free dream

Dubai’s car-free dream

Mark your calendars. The Dubai Municipality has declared February 17 as a no-car day. What a hope.

February 9, 2010 3:00
 
Rail in the GCC

Rail in the GCC

Contractors are being shortlisted for the construction of a $15.5bn rail network which will run from Kuwait to Oman and Yemen. We assess the opportunities it will bring for big business, backpackers and commuters.

January 20, 2010 4:18
 
10 quick facts about the Dubai Metro

10 quick facts about the Dubai Metro

The region’s first metro starts operations today. Here’s what you should know about it.

September 9, 2009 11:17
 
Some taxi drivers are complaining about difficulties in finding passengers lately. Have you stopped using cabs?
 
Budget airlines do it better

Budget airlines do it better

While carriers in the region are suffering significant losses, Air Arabia is boasting profits.

May 7, 2009 1:19
 
Pan-Arab railway: myth or fact?

Pan-Arab railway: myth or fact?

A railway network spanning the Arab world seems like it may never happen, but the global downturn may help make it a reality.

May 5, 2009 9:18
 
Passport to purchase, Part I

Passport to purchase, Part I

Even as the financial crisis takes its toll, it looks like the Gulf states maybe looking to reclaim their place at the center of world trade, Part I.

January 25, 2009 10:25
 
Dubai start-up chases intention-based shipping market

Dubai start-up chases intention-based shipping market

Darrb.com joins those who want something shipped with those prepared to deliver. Likely first mover advantage as Dubai bids to become the world’s aviation transport hub.

September 1, 2008 10:50