It’s the first public holiday of the year…

To mark New Year’s Day 2019 in Dubai, parking will be free of charge across the city.

Parking fees will be waived on all public parking spaces – excluding multi-storey parking garages –on Tuesday January 1, with normal parking conditions and tariffs resuming on Wednesday January 2.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) made the announcement on Wednesday, ahead of the first public holiday of 2019.

The RTA also revealed the revised public transport timings for the period

On Monday December 31 the Dubai Metro Red Line will run from 5am until midnight, and then on Tuesday January 1 will run for 24-hours from midnight to midnight.

The Dubai Metro Green Line will run from 5.30am on Monday December 31 until midnight, and then all-day on Tuesday January 1 until midnight.

The Dubai Tram will run continuously from 6am on Monday December 31 until 1am on Wednesday January 2.

For a full list of public transport timings visit the RTA website.

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