Thursday, January 29, 2015

200 entities to go ‘car free’ in Dubai on February 4

Khaleej Times: "Under the slogan “Let’s Walk ... Stop Driving”, this year’s Car Free Day will see senior officials and employees of the participating departments and companies walking, cycling or using any of the public transport modes to their work places."

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Dubai public transport ridership up 20%, more investment planned "In announcing the figures, the RTA revealed that there are more than 35 mega projects in the pipeline including the extension of the Red Line of the Dubai Metro, upgrading roads and junctions leading to the site of Expo 2020 in Jebel Ali, and procuring new trains to keep up with the sustained growth in the number of metro users."

Saturday, January 3, 2015

US Army report calls for ‘military support’ of Israeli energy grab

Middle East Eye: "A new report by the US Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute emphasises the need for “US security and military support” to its key allies in the Eastern Mediterranean, particularly Israel, over access to recent vast discoveries of regional oil and gas."