Tag: GAM

Uber app

Uber Arrives in Amman

Uber recently launched its massively in-demand smartphone app in Amman, allowing passengers in the capital to hail a ride at the touch of a button. But will it encounter the same resistance as it has elsewhere? And with several other…

GAM to Convert Waste into Energy

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has loaned the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) $13 million to fund the construction of a landfill-gas recovery system which converts municipal waste into energy. The project, which is the first of its…

New Traffic Cameras Making Roads Safer – GAM

Despite their unpopularity with motorists, GAM said there’s clear evidence the recent installment of 22 new traffic cameras around Amman is making the capital’s roads safer. In their first day of operation last month, the new cameras, which include five…

Abdali Mall Leases the Family Entertainment Center to ‘Galaxy Park’

Abdali Mall Company (AMC) announced today leasing approximately 4,000 square meters of the mall’s entertainment component to ‘Galaxy Park,’ a family friendly, space-themed entertainment center, to join the upcoming retail and leisure destination, Abdali Mall. AMC’s General Director Eng. Marwan…

Green City

Low Rise to High Rise?

In an effort to prevent Amman from inefficiently sprawling outwards as its population soars, city planners are considering allowing apartment buildings in the capital to rise to six floors from the current four. GAM said it might amend long-established building…

Meezan Wins Urban Tech Startup Contest

From near-gridlocked streets to a creaking water network, Amman is grappling with a long list of development challenges. But a little extra help is now at hand from Meezan, a young company from Jordan that has just won the first…