Ministry of Transportation

'I'm screaming: We must deal with Route 90'

Brother of victim of fatal car crash on Route 90 where today's tragedy occurred makes heartfelt call to action.Ezra Sanders, 10/30/2018, 7:59 PM

Driving testers' strike comes to an end

Jerusalem labor court temporarily bars privatization plans in Transportation Ministry, orders testers back to work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2016, 3:50 PM

Driving instructors block Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway

As the nation's driving testers remain on strike for two months, instructors are fighting back with a unique road closure.David Rosenberg, 5/19/2016, 2:55 PM

Driving test strike: 30 thousand tests cancelled

According to the Ministry of Transportation, 29,400 driving test have been cancelled as a result of the driving testers' strike.Shoshana Miskin, 4/17/2016, 7:32 PM

Ministry to install system to remove human error on buses

New system which was regulated last week, will be installed on all buses by November.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/15/2016, 9:38 AM

Last gasp attempts to stop Egged strike

In efforts to evade strike, Director General of the Ministry of Transport meets with Egged management and Histadrut representativesShoshana Miskin, 1/17/2016, 8:55 PM

Public transportation reform in Israel to take effect Jan. 1st

Ministry of Transportation integrates all public transportation companies in major reform, introduces daily, weekly passes based on regionRaphael Poch, 12/30/2015, 7:17 PM

Scathing report emerges on Israel's drivers' licensing system

Ministry of Transport's lax regulations on drivers' licensing costing Israelis thousands; 80% fail test the first time.Tova Dvorin, 12/14/2015, 11:02 AM

CityPass to shut down Light Rail in the event of snow

Blame game erupts between transport company and the government over failure to order proper equipment for a winter snowstorm.Tova Dvorin, 12/13/2015, 6:31 PM

Reminder: Winter headlight laws take effect until March

Ministry of Transportation reminds drivers to keep headlights lit between cities, even during daylight hours, until April.Tova Dvorin, 11/1/2015, 10:48 AM

Sources: Shabbat Train Shutdown Part of Deri's Personal Agenda

Transport Ministry officials say latest decision reflects Economy Minister's tendency to 'shirk all responsibilities.'Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2015, 1:13 PM

Price Controls Set on Driving Tests

Good news for new drivers: official exam costs to be sliced in half compared to 2014 rates next week.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2015, 4:59 PM

Netanyahu Offers Aryeh Deri Transportation Ministry

PM makes offer apparently meant to work out conflict between Deri and Kahlon, and seal Kulanu coalition deal.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/14/2015, 6:24 PM

El Al Disaster Averted in London

El-Al pilots realize just in time that their landing gear not deployed; incident under investigation.Yedidia Ben-Or, 4/23/2014, 12:08 PM

Ministry of Transport to Test Mini Car Program

About 1,000 small electric cars to be imported into Israel for "pilot run," seen as solution to congestion.Oranit Etzer, 3/26/2014, 1:34 PM

Driver's License Bureau to Strike Thursday

Labor dispute between Bureau, Ministry of Transportation stalls; employees respond by closing offices all day Thursday.Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2014, 7:56 PM

Security Team Prevents Hijacked Flights from Entering Israel

Channel 2 News provided an inside look at the team which is tasked with preventing a hijacked flight from entering Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2014, 9:20 PM

Israeli Carriers to Resume Flights to Turkey

Deal signed between civil aviation authorities of the two countries; Turkey agrees to uphold Israel's security standards.Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2013, 6:52 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

'Ministry of Transportation Shirking Its Responsibilities'

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

Mishap on El-Al Plane Under Investigation

Drinks cart spills, shattered glass over cockpit seats during landing sequence last week, prompting investigation.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 10:00 AM

Katz Punished for Voting Against Releasing Terrorists?

Transportation Minister claims Netanyahu punishing him by taking away some of his responsibilities. PMO: Not true.Elad Benari, 8/22/2013, 2:15 AM

Punishment Upped for Severe Traffic Violations

Ministerial Committee approves "drastic" punishment for recidivist violators of traffic laws.Gil Ronen, 3/18/2012, 5:54 PM

Tel Aviv Approves Public Transportation on Shabbat

Ignoring tradition, Tel Aviv City Council approves proposal for public transportation on Shabbat, Transportation Min. nixes it.Elad Benari, 2/21/2012, 3:13 AM