Plan #507-0403931 for establishing a new residential district north of Tel Aviv was promoted by the Israel Land Authority and the Tel Aviv Municipality. This plan is partly detailed, and intended for an area of 1,300 dunam that is currently being used primarily as a civilian and military airport–Sde Dov Airport. The plan includes residential … read more
In February 2019, the National Infrastructure Commission released Plan #86 to the public. The plan proposes constructing a cable car from the First Station in West Jerusalem, over the Valley of Hinnon, to Mount Zion and onward to the “City of David” in East Jerusalem. The cable car is planned to pass directly above the roofs of the houses in Wadi Hilwa, Silwan, and the foundations of the massive pilons supporting the cable car are planned to be built directly below the foundations of existing houses. For these reasons and more, Bimkom, along with a number of residents of Wadi Hilwa, filed an objection to this plan.