Green Arm Meets Fayoum!

Green Arm Meets Fayoum!

  Green Arm was invited by the team of Sustainable Transport Project for Egypt (STP) to meet emerging cycling groups in Fayoum city on Feb. 17th, 2015. We presented the history of the cycling movement in Greater Cairo and made an experimental demonstration of Cairo’s air pollution to remind people in Fayoum how lucky they are…

Timeline of the cycling-revival movement in Egypt

Timeline of the cycling-revival movement in Egypt

Check it out: Green Arm’s most recent presentation, Sustainable Mobility and the Cycling Revival Movement in Egypt, introducing basics of sustainable mobility and featuring a summarized timeline of Egypt’s cycling movement. About the presentation: Green Arm was invited to give the first session of the course Sustainable Transportation in Developing Countries and Megacities  arranged by the European…

Preview into “Kefaya Za7ma” campaign video

Preview into “Kefaya Za7ma” campaign video

“Such a shame, we used to play football there.., and that street was where we cycled. That parking spot was actually a garden with swings, it was a nice area to hang out“…Ever heard any of that from an older generation and think: What should we do to decrease the invasion of cars in public…

Listen to Green Arm in a nutshell!

Listen to Green Arm in a nutshell!

Green Arm talking straight to the drivers on prime-time radio: Listen to Green Arm on NileFM!

Cycling Conference and Event Photos

Cycling Conference and Event Photos

Pictures from the Cycling Conference and Event held this October are now available for viewing here: ( http://www.flickr.com/groups/2103983@N20/pool/with/8113066094/ )

Cuba: Canary in the Coal Mine

Cuba: Canary in the Coal Mine

by: Kelsey Clampitt, Green Arm Intern, Dec. 2012 In 1970, oil production peaked in the US. Only a couple years later, the oil-producing Arab states of OPEC imposed an oil embargo on the US. In response, the Carter administration encouraged Americans to alter their behavior so as to reduce energy usage, but its appeals were…

Cycling Event, October 19, 2012

Cycling Event, October 19, 2012

In conjunction with the Cycling in Egypt? seminar held on October 18th, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Egypt and the Green Arm of Nahdet El-Mahrousa held a cycling tour around Zamalek on October 19th. Led by Ambassadors Gerard Steeghs and Mahmoud Allam, over 500 cyclists rode a short loop trip starting…

Cycling in Egypt? Seminar, October 18, 2012

Cycling in Egypt? Seminar, October 18, 2012

Eight Engineers from the Netherlands and Egypt spoke to a crowd of about sixty, including stakeholders from public authorities, academia, and the civil society,at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo on October 18th. The day-long seminar, titled “Cycling in Egypt?: Cycling as a Means of Transport”, focused on biking and other forms of urban transport, with…

Kefaya Za7ma campaign launched in Cairo Climate Leadership Workshop

Kefaya Za7ma campaign launched in Cairo Climate Leadership Workshop

The Green Arm has re-launched the Kefaya Zahma campaign at the 350.org/DEMENA Cairo Climate Leadership Workshop held at the Bokrah NGO premises in Nasr City. The campaign was first introduced on Moving Planet – the September 24th, 2011 350.org global day of climate action – when 500 cyclists and marchers took to the streets of Cairo…

App Challenge Tech Camp, June 3, 2012

App Challenge Tech Camp, June 3, 2012

“You must communicate with the ministry of interior, the ministry of transportation, and the public transportation authorities”, that is the challenging comment always given to us as an emerging civil society initiative working on sustainable transportation. This is exactly what Green Arm has started doing in its “Kefaya Za7ma” (enough traffic jams) campaign aiming to…

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