Minister Ali Hamieh Doesn’t Believe Lebanon had a Public Transportation Crisis

If you haven't met yet our new Public Works & Transport Minister, he was on TV the other day claiming that Lebanon never had a transportation crisis before 2019, and that the government never really considered enhancing the public transportation network because everyone had a car. It appears that the minister forgot the cost of traffic and the cost of environmental degradation in Lebanon on the economy, add to that the billions of dollars wasted…

Tripoline: #Tripoli Public Bus Project Officially Launched

A group of businessmen officially launched today the first public transportation in Tripoli. Dubbed "Tripoline", the project is a non-profit one that is meant to connect the city to surrounding areas, with the first line being the Tripoli-Koura one. More about the Tripoli-Koura line: There will be 13 stops between Tripoli and Koura, with the earliest departure from Tripoli scheduled at 7:45AM and the latest arrival to the final stop at 6:30PM. The cost will…
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Electric Trains in Lebanon in the 1990s?

8 months ago
I stumbled upon this old piece of paper from 1994, with a whole page dedicated to Lebanon entering the era of electric trains, accompanied by a small map with all the train stops. The map ...
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EV-ELECTRA Rise Launched But Still No First Drive

1 year ago
The first electric Lebanese car was launched in February in the cheesiest possible way, but we have yet to see a first drive. All they did in the launch was drive the car real slow ...
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Toni Breidinger is NASCAR’s first Arab-American Driver

1 year ago
Toni Breidinger, an American of Lebanese descent, is the first-ever Arab-American female driver to take part in a NASCAR national series, after racing in the 2021 ARCA season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida. ...
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Lebanese Photographer Akl Yazbeck Wins 2021 Dakar Rally Émilie-Poucan Award

1 year ago
Sports Photographer Akl Yazbeck has won the 11th edition of the Émilie-Poucan Award at the 2021 Dakar Rally that was held in Saudi Arabia. The jury this year exceptionally chose two photos for the award, ...
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EV-ELECTRA RISE: First 100% Lebanese Car To Launch in February

1 year ago
In the midst of all the issues and obstacles Lebanon has faced, EV-ELECTRA, a Lebanese manufacturing company has announced the launching of the first 100% Lebanese made electric vehicle. Company owner, Jihad Mohamad, announced its ...
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Why is Lebanon Spending 16 Billion LBP on Railways in 2020?

1 year ago
Lebanon’s German Embassy shared a post on its Facebook page highlight an excerpt of the 2020 budget law where 16 billion Lebanese Pounds are allocated to railways. As it appears, the ambassador is a huge ...
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When Did The First Car Enter Lebanon?

1 year ago
Old Beirut shared a picture yesterday of the first car to enter in Lebanon, as per their claim. The car, which was brought to Lebanon in 1906 was owned by AUB President Dr. Howard Bliss ...
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Formulawand: Lebanese Homemade F1-Like Car

1 year ago
Khalil Lawand and his son Ibrahim Lawand built from scratch what should be an F1-lookalike car using the same dimensions as an F1 car, a BMW 528i engine, and even including a DRS system, “a ...
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