Monday, August 31, 2015

Istanbul, life before cars

Daily Sabah: "Istanbul's nostalgic trams are very well-known among travelers, yet a new book published by Kültür A.Ş. brings the stories and photos of the city's many other public transportation vehicles from the 1880s to the present"

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Islamic Experts Urge Muslim Action on Climate Change, but only #IslamicState provides free public transport

Climate Central: ""Excessive pollution from fossil fuels threatens to destroy the gifts bestowed on us by God, whom we know as Allah – gifts such as a functioning climate, healthy air to breathe, regular seasons, and living oceans," they wrote.

They said inaction on reining in manmade greenhouse gas emissions, from factories, power plants and cars, would mean "dire consequences to planet earth"."

Saturday, August 8, 2015

UAE, Motor fuel subsidy going down, but buses not available.

The National: "FUJAIRAH // Residents are calling for improved public transport after the nationwide fuel price increase, saying the network in Fujairah is lacking and there are no connections to other emirates.

“If I want to leave the car and take my kids to the city centre I will definitely take a cab – there is no public transport that would take me there,” said Mohra Sultan."