Transportation


Israel Court Nixes Planned Egged Strike

A planned strike of Egged bus drivers for Monday was called off at the last minute, after the Jerusalem Labor Court acceded to the request of Egged management that the…

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New ‘Carpool Rules’ Aim to Strike Down Uber

In an “end run” around Uber, the Transport Ministry has issued new rules governing ride-sharing in Israel. Under the new rules, drivers will be allowed to pick up up to…

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New Light Rail Line to Be Built in Yerushalayim

A tender is set to be offered in the coming weeks for the construction of the second light rail line in Yerushalayim. The first part of the tender entails infrastructure…

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New Deal to Reduce Dan Bus Subsidies

After two years of negotiations, the Dan bus company has accepted a deal that will eventually reduce the subsidies provided by the government. The agreement covers the years 2015 through…

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New Bus Station to Be Built in North Yerushalayim

The Transport Ministry, along with the Yerushalayim Municipality and the Moriah Development Company, have begun work on a new bus depot that will serve northern Yerushalayim. The new depot will…

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Israel to Invest $33B in Infrastructure Projects

Israel will invest NIS 116 billion ($33 billion) in infrastructure projects through 2021, according to a new plan submitted by the government Sunday. The money will be spent on 147…

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