The Director of the Parking Department at the Traffic and Roads Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai, Muhammad Al Ali, confirmed that the Central Business District, which consists of eight areas, is one of the areas in most demand for parking services in the emirate.
He told «Emirates Today», that the administration constantly monitors the turnover rate of service use, which in turn determines the provision of service in more neighborhoods and streets than others, adding that there are eight areas within the geographical area known as the “CBD Business Center” area, which still occupies the highest percentage. From the demand for parking despite the expansion of the city’s neighborhoods and its expansion in new areas.
He stressed that the high demand in the area compels the authority to provide additional parking spaces through multi-storey parking buildings, pointing to the provision of eight multi-storey parking buildings in Souq Al Kabeer, Naif, Ayal Nasser, Al Raqqa, Al Jafiliya, Oud Metha and Al Satwa, which in turn It provides about 3,700 positions that can be used by the public.
Public parking spaces in Dubai bear the symbols A, B, E, and F, to reflect the times, tariffs and conditions of use. Examples of category (A) areas include streets located within the area between Financial Center Street and Zabeel II Street, Happiness Street “312” and Street “308.” Parallels to Sheikh Zayed Road in Bur Dubai.
Public parking fees in Dubai can be paid through nine ways, most notably through WhatsApp, which allows communication with the authority’s response and support system known as “Mahboob” at 971588009090, which allows saving 30 fils (the cost of a normal text message).
The authority made the service available to visitors with phone numbers from outside the country, by communicating with “Mahboob” via the following link: bit.ly/3J5NCth.
The tariff for parking service fees in areas marked with code A is two dirhams for half an hour, but the fees vary according to the area code, which expresses the type and size of its commercial and residential uses.
The fine for a violation of non-payment of parking tariff fees for vehicles is 150 dirhams.
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