RAKTA honors a Taxi driver

RAKTA honors a Taxi driver

H.E. Eng. Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi, General Manager of RAK Transport Authority (RAKTA), honored the taxi driver, Mir Nawaz, for his initiative that reflects the values of social responsibility. Where the driver helped a citizen, Maryam Al-Mahrezi, whose private vehicle was broken down on the highway.

H.E praised the good behavior of the driver, which reflects the principles that RAKTA is working to instill among its employees by cultivating a spirit of cooperation and tolerance, which enhances the confidence of the customers, residents and visitors of Ras Al Khaimah, in the services provided to them.

Stressing that the authority is always keen to honor distinguished drivers, as a matter of encouraging and motivating them to adhere to safe driving standards and abide by the rules and laws to reach the highest levels of service excellence.

As the citizen Maryam Al-Mahrezi also expressed her praise for RAKTA’s assistance and service provided by the driver on the highway.

Obaidullah Hospital honors RAKTA for its community initiative

A delegation from Ibrahim bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital honored Rak Transport Authority (RAKTA), in appreciation of the authority’s efforts and outstanding cooperation in facing the COVID-19 pandemic by allocating vehicles to transport the recovered from quarantine sites  in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah to their homes inside and outside the emirate. And it comes within its community initiatives and its national responsibility.

The delegation was received by Mr. Mohamed Hashim Esmaeel – Director of the Quality Control and Operations Department, and Mr. Abdullah Ali Al-Hasani – Manager of Media and Communication Department, on the side of Obaidullah Hospital, Mr. Muhammad Ali Al-Yaqoubi – Head of the Support Services Department and Mr. Abdel Moneim Bin Taib – Head of the Administrative Officers Unit.

Mr. Mohamed Hashem also extended his sincere thanks to Ibrahim Obaidullah Hospital, stressing that what RAKTA has done is a national duty to support the efforts of the first line of defense to confront the Coronavirus pandemic and everything that would serve the community.

A delegation from RAKTA visits the ITC in Abu Dhabi

Within the framework of RAKTA’s strategy to enhance joint cooperation and exchange of experiences with various government agencies, a delegation from RAKTA visited the Integrated Transport Center (ITC) in Abu Dhabi. During the visit, they were briefed about the best practices of smart meters applied in taxis and the most important features. The delegation also undertook a field tour to see the most important work mechanisms in the center.  RAKTA delegation included Mr. Mohamed Hashem Esmaeel – Director of Quality Control and Operations Department, Mr. Muhammed Eessa – IT and Mobility Solutions Manager, and Mr. Mustafa Al Saidi – Information System Specialist.

RAKTA honors several distinguished employees

H.E Eng. Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi – General Manager of RAKTA honored several distinguished employees for their outstanding performance during September 2020.  

H.E confirmed the importance of honoring and its active role in raising morale, stimulating capabilities, and spreading the spirit of competition in order to advance work and contribute to its development to the best standards of quality and excellence.

Names of the honored employees:

1- Mr. Jasem Al Blooshi – Inspector

2- Mr. Yousef Mohamed Kareem – Customer Happiness Employee Center

3- Mr. Mustafa Al Saidi – Information System Specialist

4- Mrs. Fatima Abbas Hashim – Human Resources Officer

RAKTA carries out awareness and guidance workshops on organizing the school transport sector

RAK Transport Authority (RAKTA) has implemented workshops for all schools and operators of school transport activity. This is in order to raise awareness of the practicing school transport activity requirements in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. During the workshops, the most important technical requirements for practicing the activity were discussed, and it also included introducing the precautionary measures to confront COVID19 pandemic to ensure the highest levels of student’s health and safety. The workshops coincided with the issuance of Emiri Decree No. 16 of 2020 regarding the organization of the school transport sector.

H.E Eng. Esmaeel Al Blooshi – General Manager of RAKTA welcomed the attendees, and pointed out that the Authority has been striving to achieve the highest levels of transportation services since its establishment to meet all segments of society in accordance with the highest international standards and to achieve its vision (Pioneering in regulating the transportation sector and ensuring the provision of safe, reliable and smart transportation services).

RAKTA conducts periodic COVID19 PCR test for drivers

Out of RAKTA’s keenness to preserve the society health and safety and to limit the spread of Coronavirus, the authority is keen to conduct periodic COVID19 PCR test for all passenger transport drivers in the emirate, in accordance with the precautionary measures followed in coordination with the field team in Ras Al Khaimah Medical District. RAKTA has also set some preventive measures for drivers, including their daily temperature checks, their enrollment in educational courses on COVID19, using hand sanitizers, commitment to wearing masks and physical distancing, in addition to periodic sterilization of vehicles and buses in a way that preserves the health and safety of drivers and customers.

“RAKBUS” App features

“RAKBus” App includes multiple features as route planning and tracking, determine the destination, knowing the trip timings, selecting seats according to the customer category (women, the elderly and people of determination). Also, the application allows you to choose additional services from the list of available services and choose the appropriate payment method.

“RAKBUS” The first Bus Ticket Booking Application in the UAE

“RAKBUS” The first Bus Ticket Booking Application in the UAE. which provides several pioneering features that contribute to enhancing the journey of customers who use intercity public transportation. The application also contributes to maintaining social distancing, as it allows trips to be booked from anywhere and at any time, in order to support the precautionary measures taken by the authority to limit the spread of the COVID19 virus.

RAKTA’s General Manager talks about launching “RAKBus”

H.E. Eng. Esmaeel Al Blooshi, General Manager of RAKTA participated in an interview with Ras Al Khaimah Radio in the live broadcasting program, As H.E spoke about launching the smart bus platform “RAKBus” which will provide several pioneering features that contribute to enhancing the journey of customers who use intercity public transportation.

RAKTA launches its smart bus platform “RAKBUS”

As part of its strategy for smart transformation in services, RAK Transport Authority (RAKTA) announced the launch of “RAKBUS” application. which provides several pioneering features that contribute to enhancing the journey of customers who use intercity public transportation. The application also contributes to maintaining social distancing, as it allows trips to be booked from anywhere and at any time, in order to support the precautionary measures taken by the authority to limit the spread of the COVID19 virus.

Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi – General Manager of RAKTA: “ “RAKBUS” application comes in line with the authority’s vision (Pioneering in regulating the transportation sector and ensuring the provision of safe, reliable and smart transportation services) and serves its first strategic goal (integrated transportation) and the fifth goal (future shaping).

H.E expressed his happiness in launching a smart platform that includes multiple features as route planning and tracking, determine the destination, knowing the trip timings, selecting seats according to the customer category (women, the elderly and people of determination). Also, the application allows you to choose additional services from the list of available services and choose the appropriate payment method.

It is worth noting that RAKTA is working to make a qualitative leap to provide pioneering transportation services to the customers in accordance with international best practices. Furthermore, the authority is working on planning and designing new transportation patterns in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah to provide various smart services that serve all segments of society, including citizens, residents, and visitors.

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