Transportation


Netanyahu: We Build Tunnels and Destroy Tunnels Too

Both Israel and Hamas dig tunnels, said Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday – but there was a substantive difference between the tunnels. “We build tunnels and we also destroy…

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Deal Reached to Sell Off Egged Routes

After extensive negotiations, the Egged Bus Cooperative, the Finance Ministry and the Transport Ministry have come to an agreement that would essentially end Egged’s near-monopoly on inter-city travel. According to…

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Fast Train to Yerushalayim Slowed Again

Initially scheduled for a Pesach opening, the fast train between Tel Aviv and Yerushalayim was postponed until Erev Sukkos due to safety concerns. Now the project is expected to be…

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High Speed Railway to Be Built Between Haifa and Tel Aviv

As the Transportation Ministry puts the finishing touches on the high-speed railway that will transport passengers between Tel Aviv and Yerushalayim in 28 minutes, the National Infrastructure Commission has approved…

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NYC DoE Hosts Meeting With Yeshivos on Transportation

With a focus on improving communication between mosdos and the city officials who provide them transportation, the New York City Department of Education’s Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT) hosted its…

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Gov’t Set to Build Rail Line to Ariel

Israel’s first rail line in Yehudah and Shomron is planned for the city of Ariel, Walla News reported. Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz has authorized construction of a light rail line…

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No Fare Hikes, New Jersey Governor Reassures Commuters

A day after announcing a budget that includes increased funding for the state’s beleaguered transit system, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has reassured commuters that fares won’t be raised in the…

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Broad Coalition Calls for Funding for NYC Transit

A broad coalition of environmental groups, good-government organizations and transit advocates are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers to approve new funding for public transportation in New York City.…

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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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