Mar Mikhael’s Old Railway Bridge Was Damaged Since 2016

The Mar Mikhail railway bridge collapsed after a fully loaded trailer crashed into it. This was not the first accident of its kind despite a sign on the bridge clearing stating the allowed height for trucks; the only difference is that the bridge did not survive the impact this time. The truck driver was fortunate enough to survive the crash, and no cars were luckily passing by as well, but who will be held responsible…

Greater Beirut Public Transport Project

Over the past few years, congestion in and out of Beirut has been a major issue. Over 600,000 vehicles access Beirut from the North, South and East regions. Some solutions have included public transport but as Ziad El-Nakat, Senior Transport Specialist at the World Bank, stated: "The available public transport in Lebanon is of low-quality and people are reluctant to use it", which comes as no surprise. According to Nakat, developing more roads is not…
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Interior Minister Raya El Hassan to Make “Special” Car Plates Public for sale

2 months ago
In a tweet unleashed today on her official account, Minister of Interior and Municipalities Raya El Hassan, who has been making positive headlines ever since she took the position, by removing blocs from the front ...
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WeGo set to Modernize Public Transportation in #Lebanon, starting in Byblos

4 months ago
A breath of fresh air is reaching Byblos and Lebanon. WeGo, an enterprise founded by Connex, has started working on a regional – and later on hopefully a national – public transport service that is ...
Automotive

Everything That’s Wrong About Driving in Lebanon in One Video

4 months ago
Going the wrong way, even on a highway, crossing a red light, cutting off other cars, speeding, tailgating, dangerous driving, speeding maneuvers, highway drop off and every possible traffic violation you could think of in ...
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Michael Schumacher Documentary Set To Be Released By End of 2019

4 months ago
Those who follow the blog probably know how big of an F1 fan I am. I haven’t missed a Grand Prix for the past 10 years or more and was fortunate enough to watch Michael ...
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Well-Needed Traffic lights Finally Installed on Sami El Solh Highway

5 months ago
I noticed a few days ago that traffic lights were finally installed on the Sami el Solh highway, at the chaotic meeting point linking Furn el Chebbak, Badaro, Adlieh and Tayyouneh. The lights are not ...
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WeGo-Together: Public Transportation Network Expected in Jbeil BY End of 2019

6 months ago
Public Works and Transportation Minister Youssef Fenianos and Jbeil MP Ziad Hawat launched last week a public transportation initiative in the district of Jbeil: WeGo. Created by Connex, a private transportation company operating in Beirut, ...
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ISF Going the Wrong Way on Dbayyeh Road

6 months ago
This is a daily occurrence on the Dbayyeh maritime road leading to the Antelias bridge. The road on the way back to Jounieh is closed in front of the ISF barracks yet some “privileged” cars ...
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Uber Set to Buy Careem

6 months ago
I heard rumors about this acquisition few months back and it looks like it’s finally happening. According to Bloomberg, Endadget and several other sources, “Uber is set to announce a $3.1 billion cash-and-share deal to ...
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