Is it really true that Mecca is the biggest pedestrian problem in the world?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 27, 2015


That’s what Dirk Helbing, a German academic who studies crowds and panic, said about the city nine years ago. Mr Helbing, who’s at the Dresden University of Technology, is a pioneer in the field of panic studies. His articles on the flow of pedestrians and cases of stampedes in football stadiums are frequently quoted all around the … Continue reading “Is it really true that Mecca is the biggest pedestrian problem in the world?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK