J'lem residents unite in push to improve public transportation

'Buses which are regularly late or don't show up are problem which entire city suffers from regardless of religious sector,' resident says.Dvir Amar, 1/18/2018, 9:49 PM

'I'm afraid to drive through haredi neighborhoods'

Egged bus driver describes attack by anti-draft radicals during protest last week.David Rosenberg, 10/29/2017, 10:49 PM

Woman caught in bus trunk with legs hanging outside

Woman traveling 143 bus finds herself trapped in very dangerous situation, only rescued after a several minutes.Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2017, 10:49 PM

Bus chaos at the Tomb of the Prophet Samuel

Worshipers visiting Samuel's Tomb complain that Egged bus company doesn't meet demand of visitors to site. Egged: We are increasing service.Haim Lev and Hezki Baruch, 8/9/2017, 8:23 PM

'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

Strike to shut down bus service across Israel

Egged bus lines to shut down on Tuesday as part of general strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2017, 1:19 PM

Egged to strike on Tuesday

Histadrut chairman warns of nation-wide Egged strike on Tuesday, unless ministers decide to 'right the wrongs.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2017, 7:20 AM

Egged driver returns lost $20,000 to owner

Driver finds forgotten bag during routine security inspection, returns bag to owners by the end of the day.Ido Ben Porat, 2/27/2017, 10:53 AM

Kidnapping attempt or innocent mistake?

A teenage girl travelling towards Dolev noticed the driver travelling towards PA.She screamed and he then reversed. Egged: Driver's mistakeBenny Toker, 11/17/2016, 1:58 PM

Egged bus drivers threaten to 'shut down the country'

'If the government doesn't deliver subsidies by next week,' demonstrators warn, 'we will shut the country down.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2016, 1:27 PM

Strike to shut down public transportation after Yom Kippur?

Bus strike in offing as Histadrut declares labor dispute after government refuses to renew subsidies.Gary Willig, 10/5/2016, 1:19 PM

Egged adds more buses in lieu of train

The Egged bus company bolsters bus service following as Haifa-Tel Aviv train line temporarily shut down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2016, 10:02 AM

Driver responsible for Highway 1 crash charged with manslaughter

Haim Bitton, the Egged driver whose accident killed six people, is charged with manslaughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 10:49 AM

Bus bursts into flames in Jerusalem

Panic in the capital: Egged bus catches fire in Gilo, causing all passengers to be evacuated.Ari Yashar, 4/13/2016, 12:02 PM

Police to recommend trying senior Egged officials

Investigation winds down: police are to ask that driver in lethal bus crash be tried, as well as 'negligent' officials who knew his record.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 8:58 PM

Senior Egged officials under suspicion for deadly 402 bus crash

Police summon four senior Egged officials for questioning over crash that killed six.Haim Lev, 3/1/2016, 2:03 PM

Egged knew about dangerous bus driver, yet did nothing

Chaim Biton hit private car on Jerusalem-Tel Aviv route a few months ago. Egged paid damages and let him return to the wheel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 9:08 PM

Egged on defensive over 'reckless' bus driver's previous crash

After revelations of Route 402 crash driver's previous record of careless driving, Egged responds: 'he paid his debt, is fully licensed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2016, 3:22 PM

Egged strike averted at the last moment following marathon talks

Histadrut and Egged management agree that drivers' wages will increase, thus averting a strike.Ido Ben Porat, 1/18/2016, 1:45 AM

Katz: Leftist Clamoring for Shabbat Buses 'Just Politics'

There will be no public transportation on Shabbat, Transport Minister Yisrael Katz said Wednesday.Moshe Cohen, 4/8/2015, 5:20 PM

Buses Rolled Freely on Shabbat, Report Charges

Mass violations of the Sabbath by bus drivers took place, with the blessing of government officials, a newspaper charged.Yaakov Levi, 3/29/2015, 5:22 PM

Egged to Strike Monday

Commuters who travel by bus in much of Israel will have to find another way to get around Monday, as Egged goes on strike for a day.Moshe Cohen, 1/25/2015, 9:49 AM

Riots as Arab Bus Driver's Death Blamed on 'Settlers'

Police report suicide after Arab Egged driver found in capital hanged with no signs of violence on him; claims of foul-play spark riots.Ari Yashar, 11/17/2014, 11:59 AM

Judea-Samaria Residents Say Bus Changes Put Them in Harm's Way

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

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

Egged Hopes to Keep Buses Rolling, Despite Cost-Cutting Plan

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

Jerusalem Bus Ads Ignore Extremists, Features Women's Faces

Following a 4-year legal battle, Egged buses are carrying the advertisments despite concern over extremist backlash.Meir Sela, Gil Ronen, 10/5/2014, 8:39 PM

Egged Sues State for NIS 55 million Over Disengagement Losses

Egged, the bus company says, was one of the biggest losers in the 2006 disengagement - and it's still waiting for state compensation.Yaakov Levi, 6/9/2014, 6:45 PM

Egged Drops 'Omer Count' on Buses After Criticism

Bus company decides to halt a notification service that reminds passengers to 'count the Omer,' after criticism of 'irrelevant information'.Yaakov Levi, 4/27/2014, 5:47 PM

Jerusalem Cleanup Still Underway

Transportation, schools, municipal services slowly return to normal; mayor Nir Barkat praises community efforts in storm's wake.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2013, 8:39 PM

Snowstorm Updates; Predictions of Unprecedented Snowfall

Ministry of Transportation urges drivers to stay home as they attempt to clear Jerusalem roads; regional updates for Negev and other areas.Tova Dvorin, 12/13/2013, 12:12 PM

'This is Attempted Murder'

Rabbi recalls moment his bus came under attack in latest violent incident near Jerusalem; says attacks common, calls for police presence.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 12/9/2013, 8:31 PM

MKs: Government Strict with Yeshivas – but Buses Get Billions

MKs take Finance Ministry to task over massive subsidies for Egged bus company.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2013, 3:33 PM

Jerusalem Bus Station: Most Polluted Air in Israel

Court injunction issued against Egged and Jerusalem Bus Station operators due to "alarming" pollution levels endangering public health.Adam Ross, 10/8/2013, 6:41 PM

Report: Secular Man on Bus Hit Hareidi Who Asked Woman to Move

Police: a secular man punched a hareidi man who asked a woman to move to the back seats of a Jerusalem bus. Bus company's version differs.Gil Ronen, 8/8/2013, 7:23 PM

Road Terror in Jerusalem’s Old City; Baby Hurt

More terror at the entrance to Jerusalem's Old City, as Arabs hurl large rocks at an Egged bus near the Damascus Gate.Chana Ya'ar, 7/25/2013, 4:17 PM

Elections Preparation in Gear: Buses Ready

Egged is preparing its buses for a high-demand day. Some eligible for free travel. Maayana Miskin, 1/20/2013, 4:51 PM

1 Dead in Tragic Egged Bus Accident on Highway 6

One passenger was killed in a tragic accident Wednesday when a chunk of metal flew from a truck and slammed into an Egged bus on Highway 6. Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2012, 2:30 PM

Fifth Day of Strike: Bus Service Limited

General strike, Day 5: Garbage piles up, Egged reduces bus service, but trains are running and planes are flying.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/12/2012, 7:59 AM

Police Vow 'Zero Tolerance' on Discrimination Against Women

Israel Police Commissioner Yochanan Danino vows a "zero tolerance" policy on discrimination against women in public venues.Chana Ya'ar, 12/19/2011, 9:17 PM

New Palestinian Authority Gimmick: Occupy ‘Settler’ Buses

The Palestinian Authority and the International Solidarity Movement plan a new gimmick – occupying “settler” buses in a “Freedom Ride.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/13/2011, 11:41 AM

Left-Wing Attempt to End Yesha Security Bus Subsidy Fails

“How I wish the security situation didn’t require these buses,” retorted MK Uri Ariel (NU) to Meretz MK Zehava Gal-on David ben Yacov, 7/28/2011, 2:10 PM

Egged Beats Euro Rivals For Amsterdam Service

Israel's Egged Group has beat out three European carriers in its bid to provide public bus service in Amsterdam.Gabe Kahn., 4/7/2011, 5:15 AM

New Bus Line Connects Eastern Jerusalem’s Jews

A new Egged bus line in eastern Jerusalem aims to connect the area's Jewish communities.Zalman Nelson, 10/18/2009, 12:25 PM