Things to know about the suspension of Dubai public transport
It comes following the announcement by Dubai's Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management to extend the coronavirus sterilisation programme to 24 hours a day for the next two weeks across all areas and communities in the emirate.
Dubai taxis will offer a 50 per cent discount on normal fares.
Bus services in Dubai are free for people allowed to leave their homes during the 24-hour lockdown period.
Dubai Metro services will be suspended during the two-week of the sterilisation period is subject to renewal.
Dubai Tram services also suspended during extended disinfection period is subject to renewal. Image: ITP Media Group
RTA Dubai also announced ceasing all marine transport services including Abras, Ferry and Water Taxi, until 30th April 2020 as part of the precautionary measures taken.