Dubai will have free parking during iftar

RTA announced a change in paid parking and transportation times

Those enjoying iftar will benefit from free parking this Ramadan.

The Roads and Transports Authority (RTA) has officially announced a change in paid parking times throughout the month.

From 6pm until 8pm every day, which is around the hours during iftar, drivers can park for free around Dubai.

Times for Barsha Heights are slightly different, as people will only have to pay for parking from 8am until 6pm. However, paying in multistorey parking lots will apply all day.

Paid parking times will be split into two shifts: from 8am until 6pm, then 8pm until midnight every day except Friday, when parking will be free all day.

As for public bus timings, CEO of Support Services for RTA Yousef Al-Reda said: “Main bus stations, such as Gold Souk, will operate from 4.25am to 12.02 am. Al Ghubaiba Station will be in service from 4.16am to 12.31am.

“Sub-stations, such as Satwa, will start from 5am to 11.59pm, except for Route C01 operating around-the-clock. Al Qusais Station will run a bus service from 4.20am to 11.31pm, and Al Quoz Industrial Station will be in operation from 6am to 11.35pm. Jebel Ali Station will operate from 5.40am and continue up to 11.30pm.”

These changes are small, but it's worth noting. Metro and tramline times have remained unchanged, and will be operating as usual.

All transport and parking prices will remain the same.

Ramadan started today (Thursday May 17), and there are a wealth of iftars around the city.
For more information about the change in transport timings, visit: www.rta.ae.

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