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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


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


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


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