Transportation


Take a Number: License Plates Move to 8 Digits

Beginning this week, new vehicles registered in Israel will sport new license plates — one with eight digits instead of the seven that vehicles on the road currently have. The…

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Superbus Vehicles Removed From Road Over Safety Violations

Eighteen buses belonging to the Superbus Company were ordered sidelined, and their drivers were questioned by police Thursday afternoon. The drivers were released after several hours of questioning. Several company…

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Ben Gurion Taxi Fees Slashed 12 Percent

While regulatory authorities sort out a permanent solution, the rate charged for taxi rides from Ben Gurion Airport will come down by 12 percent as of Monday, Globes reported. The…

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‘Hitchiker Fee’ Law to Move Forward

While giving a ride to a friend or to a hitchhiker who is going in the same direction is perfectly legal, charging money for such a service is not. That…

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NYC Cabs Test Ride-Sharing for Discounted Fares

Two competing ride-sharing services are teaming up to encourage New Yorkers to share the city’s famous yellow taxis for a discounted fare. The New York Times reports the shared cabs…

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