Archives for Transportation
While cities only take up a few percentage points of the earth’s total landmass, they contribute up to 80% of the world’s emitted carbon. Yet they will hold the answers to climate change.
Imagine if goods and services, and of course people, could move freely from Kuwait to Muscat without the need for long truck hauls and expensive air travel.
The first book on the history of motoring in Serbia, and Yugoslavia, will soon be released. An interview with the author, Marko Miljkovic.
Driving through all seven emirates in the UAE is possible, and you understand the contrasts in this small yet dynamic nation.
It had virtually become the Albanian flagship carrier. But now its planes no longer fly. Behind a still confused story there are years of unpaid taxes and owners very close to former Prime Minister Sali Berisha.
Wire services report the Uruguayan government is keen on building a deepwater port in the beach town of Rocha, east of Montevideo--a risky move.
Air travel comfort is still a challenge to those of us who don't have the points or status and are stuck in coach: and the seats are not getting smaller.
Could it become possible to take the train from Abu Dhabi to Doha in 2018? A 1,350-mile long Gulf railway system could soon link the GCC countries.
The glorious Yugoslav railway system is just a pale memory. Today travel by train in Serbia is uncomfortable, and even risky. Modernization, however, might be on the track for Serbian Railways.
As one get settled in the United Arab Emirates, he or she is in a country that seems to be a 24/7 construction zone. Roads going no where are not uncommon.
As cities consider bicycling as part of their master plans, the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway is a key example of how bike paths can make traffic run smoothly.
Yerevan’s city government is now grappling with growing public anger over allegations that a privately run parking system is serving the business interests of a close associate of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan.