Located at a point of convergence of three continents, Africa, Asia and Europe, the Arab Republic of Egypt, has experienced a consistent economic growth since the early 1990s, such growth was temporarily interrupted during the 2011-2012 Egyptian Spring Revolution, but soon recovered during the following fiscal years, reaching momentum during the fiscal year 2017-2018, experiencing the highest economic growth rate in 10 years, at 5.3%.
‘If China sneezes, the rest of us will get pneumonia’ – has become a pretty common saying nowadays and, judging by the influence The World’s Factory has on global economy, I’m afraid that we are far from being considered ‘immune’. But did it catch a cold?
Public transportation is one of the key challenges each city needs to address, in order to provide the proper infrastructure for its citizens.
The City of Portland, Oregon, is one of the urbs that strives for improved performance in this area. Portland Streetcar is a city venture into transit services, as the city works with 2 transportation partners: Portland Streetcar Incorporated (PSI), a private nonprofit corporation, and TriMet, the public transportation agency for the Portland metropolitan area.