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Muslim festival forces mass cancellations on Israeli bus lines

Muslim festival forces mass cancellations on Israeli bus lines

Some 80,000 public bus rides cancelled after companies fail to find holiday replacements for Israel's Arab drivers during Eid al-Adha.David Rosenberg, 8/12/2019, 11:22 AM
Used Israeli buses sent to Rome don’t meet EU standards

Used Israeli buses sent to Rome don’t meet EU standards

Buses intended to augment Rome's aging fleet require engine upgrades before use.Ruth Ellen Gruber, JTA, 4/20/2019, 8:54 PM
Transportation Ministry to run 90 night-time bus lines on Purim

Transportation Ministry to run 90 night-time bus lines on Purim

Special night lines allow Israelis to return home safely after Purim parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 10:29 AM
London: Cleaner finds £300K, hands it to police

London: Cleaner finds £300K, hands it to police

Anonymous but honest bus cleaner finds hundreds of thousands, hands it to local police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2019, 9:40 PM
Finance Committee approves budget for bullet-proof buses

Finance Committee approves budget for bullet-proof buses

Finance Committee agrees to transfer $12,800,000 budget to protect school, civilian buses.Hezki Baruch, 12/11/2017, 4:26 PM
Yom Kippur: Magen David Adom volunteers treat 1,659 people

Yom Kippur: Magen David Adom volunteers treat 1,659 people

Buses resume Saturday night, trains resume Sunday morning. MDA volunteers respond to 2,229 calls, treat 1,659 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2017, 8:25 PM
Jerusalem to get additional 'Rav Kav' machines

Jerusalem to get additional 'Rav Kav' machines

Haredi MK pushes Jerusalem transportation committee to expedite placement of additional Rav Kav machines.Haim Lev, 7/17/2017, 11:13 AM
Parents protest Lag Baomer vacation change

Parents protest Lag Baomer vacation change

Parents cancel school, petition High Court in protest of Sunday's Lag Baomer vacation being moved to Monday.Chana Roberts, 5/14/2017, 8:23 AM
'Free rides' for reserve soldiers are often not free

'Free rides' for reserve soldiers are often not free

Reservists now receive travel coupons via the internet, but Egged doesn't always honor them. Egged claims they've received no complaints.Shimon Cohen, 5/3/2017, 11:56 AM
27 million NIS to Judea and Samaria

27 million NIS to Judea and Samaria

Finance Committee okays money to bulletproof Judea and Samaria buses.Hezki Baruch, 3/27/2017, 2:01 PM
Government approves budget for bulletproofing buses

Government approves budget for bulletproofing buses

Israeli government approves 113 additional bulletproof buses.Hezki Baruch, 12/18/2016, 2:48 PM
Bnei Brak roads to be closed to private traffic

Bnei Brak roads to be closed to private traffic

To combat the stand-still traffic in the central haredi city, local officials have revealed a plan to turn the main roads into HOV lanes.Rachel Kaplan, 8/12/2016, 12:14 PM
Protest: Don't let Palestinians on our buses

Protest: Don't let Palestinians on our buses

In wake of terror attacks taking advantage of access to Israeli transport, residents demand answers for their security.Yoni Kempinski, 3/20/2016, 9:30 PM
Jerusalem buses unguarded despite gov't promise

Jerusalem buses unguarded despite gov't promise

Team of civilian security guards was supposed to be posted throughout the city in November - but now the training itself has been postponed.Tova Dvorin, 11/13/2015, 1:42 PM
Jerusalem: Arab buses rerouted through Jewish area

Jerusalem: Arab buses rerouted through Jewish area

Insult to injury? Armon Hanatziv residents shocked after Arab buses rerouted through their area weeks after shooting, stabbing spree.Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2015, 11:59 AM
New Travel Rule May Encourage Shabbat Buses

New Travel Rule May Encourage Shabbat Buses

A scheduling change instituted by Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz is likely to make it much easier for buses to roll on Shabbat.Moshe Cohen, 7/2/2015, 6:51 PM
Hazan to Netanyahu: Don't Treat Me Like a Child

Hazan to Netanyahu: Don't Treat Me Like a Child

The Knesset's youngest MK pushes back against resistance to putting Judea-Samaria bus regulation plan back on the table.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2015, 7:19 PM
IDF Officer: Attacked, Humiliated by Arabs on Bus

IDF Officer: Attacked, Humiliated by Arabs on Bus

As a plan to prevent Arab workers from buses in Judea and Samaria is suspended, an IDF officer reports on a jarring experience.Moshe Cohen, 5/21/2015, 11:41 AM
Videos Show Why Samaria Jews Want Separate Buses

Videos Show Why Samaria Jews Want Separate Buses

Rosa Parks has nothing to do with it. Videos illustrate that Arab laborers fill up the bus, leaving Jews no transport solution.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2015, 9:18 PM
Ya'alon Apologizes to Ben-Dahan Over Bus Fiasco

Ya'alon Apologizes to Ben-Dahan Over Bus Fiasco

Defense Minister calls his new Deputy Minister to apologize for not informing him of reversal of Judea-Samaria bus plan.Hezki Baruch, 5/20/2015, 8:49 PM
Ya'alon Clarifies: Bus Plan Not a Ban

Ya'alon Clarifies: Bus Plan Not a Ban

Bus plan for Judea-Samaria was in trial week, and was to simply monitor closely Palestinian Arab workers to ensure they returned to the PA.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2015, 6:23 PM
Dep. Min.: No One Informed Me of U-Turn on Buses

Dep. Min.: No One Informed Me of U-Turn on Buses

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan tells Knesset he was surprised by his boss's decision and opposes it.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2015, 12:41 PM
Soon: IDF Soldier on Every Judea and Samaria Bus

Soon: IDF Soldier on Every Judea and Samaria Bus

IDF Central Command head Roni Numa wants IDF presence on buses, after complaints of harassment of Jews by Arabs.Yaakov Levi, 5/10/2015, 8:28 PM
Katz: Leftist Clamoring for Shabbat Buses

Katz: Leftist Clamoring for Shabbat Buses

There will be no public transportation on Shabbat, Transport Minister Yisrael Katz said Wednesday.Moshe Cohen, 4/8/2015, 5:20 PM
Union Declares 'Free Ride Monday' on Bus Lines

Union Declares 'Free Ride Monday' on Bus Lines

Commuters to gain through creative protest by bus drivers angry at management over wages.Yaakov Levi, 3/1/2015, 4:22 PM
Litzman: Haredim Can't Join Leftist Gov't

Litzman: Haredim Can't Join Leftist Gov't

A debate seems to be growing in United Torah Jewry on whether or not the party would join a government headed by Labor.Moshe Cohen, 2/12/2015, 12:07 PM
Report: Israeli Buses Need More 'Fast Lanes'

Report: Israeli Buses Need More 'Fast Lanes'

According to a Transportation Ministry study, public transportation in Israeli metropolitan areas is considerably slower than it is abroad.Moshe Cohen, 1/22/2015, 2:00 PM
Judea-Samaria Residents Unhappy Over Bus Changes

Judea-Samaria Residents Unhappy Over Bus Changes

Direct lines to Jerusalem hurt more than they help, residents say - forcing them to disembark in hotspots of Arab violence.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 5:48 PM
Major Upgrade to Judea-Samaria Public Transport

Major Upgrade to Judea-Samaria Public Transport

18 bus lines added to the region as impractical bus system is overhauled; Ministry of Transport cites security considerations.Tova Dvorin, 11/4/2014, 3:32 PM
Ya'alon Defends Bus Ban on Arab Workers

Ya'alon Defends Bus Ban on Arab Workers

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon fires back at cries of 'racism' over proposed bus ban, notes that it is a legitimate security issue.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 10/29/2014, 5:48 PM
Egged Hopes Buses Keep Rolling, Despite Cost Cuts

Egged Hopes Buses Keep Rolling, Despite Cost Cuts

The directorate of the Egged cooperative, which operates buses throughout Israel, on Monday voted in some cost-cutting measures.Moshe Cohen, 10/6/2014, 8:26 PM
Meretz Runs Free Shabbat Buses Yet Again

Meretz Runs Free Shabbat Buses Yet Again

Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz plans to introduce legislation that would allow full bus transportation on Shabbat.Moshe Cohen, 6/29/2014, 11:19 AM
Mesika: State 'Penny Wise, Pound Foolish' on Buses

Mesika: State 'Penny Wise, Pound Foolish' on Buses

For years, the government failed to invest in public transportation in Judea and Samaria, said Gershon Mesika.Yosef Berger, 6/26/2014, 9:20 AM
Night Bus Additions to Prevent More Abductions

Night Bus Additions to Prevent More Abductions

Over 70 new bus lines added to Ministry of Transport night bus program amid slew of legislation to help teens get home safely.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 6/17/2014, 5:02 PM
Samaria Buses 'Pressure Cooker About To Blow'

Samaria Buses 'Pressure Cooker About To Blow'

Knesset committee discusses the danger faced by Samaria residents since Arab undocumented workers allowed on buses.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 7:01 PM
'Transportation Ministry Shirking Responsibility'

'Transportation Ministry Shirking Responsibility'

Posters on Judea/Samaria buses, protest, denounce Transportation Minister, Deputy for not taking care of overcrowding, harassment.Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 10:08 AM
MK: Govt Strict with Yeshivas, BusesGets Billions

MK: Govt Strict with Yeshivas, BusesGets Billions

MKs take Finance Ministry to task over massive subsidies for Egged bus company.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2013, 3:33 PM
‘No Obstacle’ to Infiltrating Israeli Towns

‘No Obstacle’ to Infiltrating Israeli Towns

MK concerned as soldiers fail to question illegal workers who left Arab town for Israeli territory. ‘Keep illegals off buses,’ he says.Maayana Miskin, 10/15/2013, 4:38 PM
Bus Driver Convicted for Fatal Accident

Bus Driver Convicted for Fatal Accident

Edward Gelfond, the tour bus driver of a serious accident on the way to Eilat in December 2008, found guilty of killing 24 passengers.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/8/2013, 1:59 PM
New Bus for PA Arabs Despite ‘Apartheid’ Criticism

New Bus for PA Arabs Despite ‘Apartheid’ Criticism

In spite of ‘apartheid’ criticism, Israel will add new bus lines for PA workers. ‘The demand exists; this improves service.’Maayana Miskin, 3/8/2013, 4:45 AM
Video: Arab Boys Disrupt Bus Ride for Fun

Video: Arab Boys Disrupt Bus Ride for Fun

Another ordinary day in Be'er Sheva: two Arab boys on bus go from loud song to rock throwing.Gil Ronen, 10/6/2012, 10:08 PM
Arabs' Illegal Entry Through Buses Continues

Arabs' Illegal Entry Through Buses Continues

Attorney Baruch Elgrabli warns about the ongoing infiltration of PA Arabs to and from Samaria, which is done simply by boarding buses.Elad Benari, 7/18/2012, 5:42 AM
Thousands of Soldiers to Get 'Late Passes' Sunday

Thousands of Soldiers to Get 'Late Passes' Sunday

Soldiers, used to riding the trains for free, will now be taking buses Sunday morning - and the army is expecting many to come in late.David Lev, 1/20/2012, 12:14 AM
The Arab Inalienable Wrongs

The Arab Inalienable Wrongs

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