'Anata-Shu'afat, Abu Dis, Ras Abu Sbitan (Olive Terminal), Thu 6.9.12, Morning

Rahel M., Michaela R. (reporting)



6:45 Olive Terminal
Rapid crossing, no lines
7:10 Anata
There was a delay with bus arrivals and the area is full of children.
Three lanes are open in the vehicle checkpoint, with one more for public transportation.  The school buses don't get checked.
Ras Hamis
Few crossing, mostly children headed for the main road.
Preparations for closing down are in evidence.  Poles stuck in the ground in front of the checkpoint, curls of barbed wire and metal netting are scattered around.