Well-Needed Traffic lights Finally Installed on Sami El Solh Highway

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 functional yet but it's about time they installed them! Hopefully, this step will help reduce big accidents in the area and organize traffic a bit, even though it seems a bit far-fetched.

WeGo-Together: Public Transportation Network Expected in Jbeil BY End of 2019

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, WeGo is a public bus service designed for the Jbeil district, also providing a Byblos-Beirut connection. “Many people do not use public transport because the quality of buses is poor or because information about their timings, stops, and routes is…
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ISF Going the Wrong Way on Dbayyeh Road

1 month 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

1 month 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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Street Bike Stunts – Beirut 1979

2 months ago
If you’ve ever wondered about the origins of the modern “Zouzou Ebba”, check out this 1979 video shot in Beirut with bikers pulling some crazy stunts. Zero security measures, zero safety and the bikers are ...
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An Amazingly Handy Bus and Van Map of Greater Beirut

3 months ago
I recently came across some fantastic maps for bus routes running in Greater Beirut, drawn by [LebaneseBuses] and [Bus Map Project]. You can find other routes leading outside Beirut on the website: busmap.me There’s an Android app for ...
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17 Accidents Reported, Two Kills & 20 Injured on New Year’s Eve 2019

4 months ago
Despite all the security measures taken by the security forces, Lebanese Army, Civil Defense and other units, two people were killed in an accident last night and several others injured. Celebratory gunfire also caused five ...
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Free Taxis on New Year’s Eve [2018]

4 months ago
Just like every year, there’s a free taxi initiative taking place today for all those celebrating NYE outside their homes and planning to drive back home. The campaign was launched by an initiative was launched ...
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First Indoor Karting Circuit Opens in #Lebanon

4 months ago
CityKart is Lebanon’s official indoor karting and will be open as of today! The indoor Karting circuit is an impressive 300m within a 3,500SQM indoor area and is located next to BHV Dora. Unlike normal ...
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FIA President Jean Todt in #Beirut

5 months ago
FIA President Todt was visiting Beirut for the second time in two years. He met with President Aoun and Prime Minister Hariri and they discussed on ways to advance road safety, sustainable mobility and motorsport ...
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