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Driving An Electric Car In Jordan INFOGRAPHIC: What it Costs to Drive from Irbid to Aqaba

Over the past few months, we’ve been seeing various announcements by the government regarding electric cars in the country. This has included removing tax and customs duty on electric cars and charging devices, setting up charging ports at major gas stations (I believe there’s still a solar-powered one at El-Hassan Science City from 2011), and working with […]


Solving Amman’s Traffic Bottlenecks Why Traffic Management Solutions Might Not Be Enough To Save The City

Words By: Sandra Hiari The summer season is a perfect time for understanding how Amman functions as a city. The temporary crowds coming into town increases the population density in the Capital, so much so that travel times skyrocket, and parking becomes even more scarce. These daily nuisances continue to pile up until the last […]

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Breakfast In Amman, With Mahathir Mohamad Lessons From The Malaysian Experience

It’s a clear-skied Friday morning in September, and the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, walks into an eco-café on the tip of Jabal Amman. Surrounded by security, he’s escorted on to the outdoor terrace overlooking the temple of Hercules, the Citadel and an Umayyad Palace – overlooking a city’s ancient past, centuries in […]

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