About Sharjah RTA

Due to the rapid growth and development witnessed by the Emirate of Sharjah,  H.H Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and the Ruler of Sharjah, issued Emiri Decree No. 6 of 2014 establishing Sharjah Roads & Transport Authority.

From its inception, RTA, in accordance with the vision and aspirations of the Ruler of Sharjah, is keen to keep pace with the prosperity witnessed by the Emirate and participate in supporting the achievements of the Government of Sharjah by several objectives: providing the land & sea transport services and all means of transport and an integrated public transport system providing high quality services; stimulating & enhancing to use the mass transportation; forming a modern road network with the best traffic systems in accordance with international standards; conducting the road and construction projects by studying, planning, designing, implementing and maintaining the roads, bridges and tunnels’ network in terms of the security and safety and adaptation to climate and environmental changes.

As RTA being the competent authority of the roads and transport sectors in the Emirate, seeks to set short and long-term strategic plans for road projects to be developed or carry out new projects in coordination with the competent authorities; to manage the road infrastructure systems and projects; to propose traffic tariff systems; to manage and organize traffic signals, flow of traffic on the roads and road signage; to issue the initial approvals for billboards .

RTA is also responsible for setting the general policy for the transport sector; proposing the strategic plans required for its implementation; controlling & monitoring the transportation sector; managing the public transport; setting the conditions, standards and controls for conducting the activities of transport in the Emirate in coordination with the competent authorities; preparing and qualifying taxi, public transport and buses drivers; issuing, renewing and cancelling the permits of drivers and all employees of various activities within RTA competences .

In line with the digital transformation digital transformations on local and global levels, RTA provides many electronic services in order to create an competitive ambient in accordance with international standards by developing the services provided to the customers whether individuals or companies to get the highest rates of customers satisfaction.