New express bus service between Abu Dhabi and Al Ain

A new express bus service, brought in over Eid, has proven a hit with commuters. Operating between Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, the speedy service has become popular among regular commuters between the two cities. The bus office at Department of Transport (DoT) in Abu Dhabi introduced the new line on Sunday.




Aldar hired to build new $272m Abu Dhabi media free zone

twofour54, Abu Dhabi's media and entertainment free zone, has appointed Aldar Properties to be the developer of its new, permanent home which will be...

Abu Dhabi unveils $3.27bn new entertainment, leisure project

Abu Dhabi-based Miral has unveiled a $3.27 billion (AED12bn) master development on Yas Island that be home to 15,000 people and 10,000 working professionals. The...

Abu Dhabi’s Zayed City to get its own metro station

Zayed City, the latest government-funded mixed-use development, in Abu Dhabi will have its own metro station, a senior Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC)...




Dubai Metro: Abu Dhabi residents cannot wait

Abu Dhabi: Residents of Abu Dhabi plan to visit Dubai more often after the launch of the metro in the city.

DEWA meets 18 developers for Hassyan-1

Last month, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, or DEWA, had announced selection of 18 developers to bid for the development of the first facility of 1,500 megawatts in Dubai to be developed by an independent water and power project.

Abu Dhabi Airport road project ‘61% complete’

An upgraded road network and interchange serving Abu Dhabi International Airport is 61% complete, according to a report by UAE state news agency WAM. Work...


Desert-smart towers carry their own sunscreen

Designed by the engineering firm Arup and architects from the London studio of Aedas, the international practice responsible for Dubai's metro stations and Abu Dhabi's Manarat Al Saadiyat, the building manages to draw deeply on Islamic geometry and heritage for its inspiration while remaining modern and avoiding mimicry or pastiche.