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Water Distribution in the West Bank: A System Frozen in Time

Naama Baumgarten-Sharon

On February 12, 2014, European Parliament President Martin Schultz addressed the Israeli Parliament (Knesset), quoting a claim that the average Israeli used four times more water than the average Palestinian in the West Bank. 989 more words

Public Policy

A replacement for NAIA?

Our plane approached Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) from Manila Bay and so I was able to get a good look at Sangley Point from the air. 739 more words

Infrastructure

Inappropriate designs for pedestrian overpasses

There was a photo that circulated in social media the last two weeks showing electric and telephone cables coming out of the stairs of a steel pedestrian overpass. 403 more words

Infrastructure

Compromising on the common station(s) for the Metro Manila rail lines

It seems that the issue regarding the common station for Line 1, LineĀ 3 and the future Line 7 in the North EDSA area has not yet been resolved. 476 more words

Public Transport

Paying Attention to the Port

Geographically, Los Angeles is a little odd. A map of the city’s boundaries looks kind of like a jigsaw puzzle that somebody forgot to finish. We generally think of it as reaching from Downtown to the beach, the Valley to South LA. 534 more words

LA History

#dcproblems: Virginia Ave Tunnel Project

CSX is seeking to improve a 100-year old tunnel in the Capitol Hill/Navy Yard area. The Virginia Avenue Tunnel moves freight trains through Southwest DC and into Virginia. 634 more words

C100

MTA Offers a Helping Hand

Just a follow-up to a post I did recently on the construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Line. In that post, I mentioned how difficult it was for businesses along Crenshaw to keep their heads above water with street closures and reduced parking. 142 more words

Infrastructure