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  6/29/2014, Tammuz 1, 5774

Meretz Runs Free Shabbat Buses Yet Again


While Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz on Monday plans to file a law for approval by the Ministerial Law Committee of a bill that would allow for mass public transportation to operate on Shabbat, local Meretz activists are planning a series of actions to override existing laws, essentially building their own Shabbat bus service in the Tel Aviv area. 

As a first foray into establishing mass public bus service on Shabbat, Meretz activists operated a bus between Hod Hasharon and Kfar Sava in the Sharon area on Saturday. The bus picked up and dropped off passengers at several shopping centers in both towns. There was no charge for the service.