Amman’s Infrastructure: 5 Things Worth Fixing Before Blaming It On Climate Change Civil Engineer, Anwar Majali, looks at how GAM can better utilize the current system.

 Over the past week, many people have speculated that the recent rain floods in Amman were the result of the unusually heavy rainfall. Others have hypothesized that it is in fact the drastic increase in the city’s population. Meanwhile, the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM), and a few other authorities, depended on similar arguments, attributing the […]

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In Pictures: Amman’s The Word Is Yours Urban Festival Jordan's First Urban Festival Takes Over Jabal Lweibdeh

This past October weekend saw Amman’s 7Hills Skatepark being taken over with artists, skateboarders, beatboxers, and rappers in the Jordan’s first urban festival. The Word Is Yours, produced by Malahi and Mektoub, brought together an eclectic mix of entertainers in a lively two-day event in Jabal Lweibdeh, with young Ammanis flocking to the scene. The crowd-funded […]

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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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