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Kids under 16 banned from electric bikes

Knesset committee raises age limit for electric bikes from 14 to 16, limits power for electric toy scooters.Matt Wanderman, 3/9/2016, 4:21 PM

New security unit established in Jerusalem

Transport Ministry launches new security initiative to station guards aboard public transport in capital in effort to 'prevent attacks.'Hezki Baruch, 12/13/2015, 12:41 PM

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

The Next Generation of Urban Transportation?

Arutz Sheva visited the "Fuel Choices Summit" and met a variety of Israeli start-ups who presented what we might soon see on our streets.Yoni Kempinski, 1/5/2015, 1:16 AM

Public Transportation on Shabbat is a 'Disaster'

High school and yeshiva students issue letter to PM Netanyahu and Bennett demanding full ban of public transportation on Shabbat.Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2015, 11:47 AM

Bus Laws Revolutionized by Hareidi Passenger

Request of Elad resident accepted, allowing drivers to pick up more than ten standing-only passengers and add bus lines.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 10/3/2014, 12:36 PM

Rockets Imminent? Train to Sderot Cancelled

Defense Ministry orders closure of Ashkelon to Sderot line over fears of anti-tank missiles as ceasefire set to end at midnight.Ari Yashar, 8/18/2014, 8:40 AM

Jerusalem Gearing Up for 'Million Man March'

Police, Magen David Adom, Hatzalah prepare for 'million man march' against draft. Public transport to come to a halt.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 2:55 PM

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

Jerusalem, Judea-Samaria Roads Begin to Reopen

After being stranded for days, passengers begin the exodus home via Route 1, Route 443, trains.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2013, 1:13 PM

Plan to Allow Knives on Planes Delayed in US

Transportation Security Administration postpones change in rules that would have allowed passengers to carry small knives on planes. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/23/2013, 8:59 AM

Israeli Start-Up 'GetTaxi' Sets Sights on New York

An Israeli start-up company that developed an app with the ability to locate the nearest cab, plans on launching the service in New York. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/8/2012, 12:15 AM

The Histadrut Blasts Katz on Israel Railways

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz's hint that he may shut down Israel Railways to restructure it has infuriated the Histadrut.Gabe Kahn., 3/6/2012, 2:12 AM

The Histadrut Threatens to Close Israel's Skies

Union officials say the government has two weeks to meet their demands over Israel's "open skies" deal with Europe – or else!Gabe Kahn., 2/27/2012, 5:45 PM

Train Strike Leads to 'Bus Man's (Busy) Holiday'

The government has ordered an increase in the number of intercity buses to ensure that a train strike doesn't cripple the country.Chana Ya'ar, 9/22/2011, 10:51 AM

‘Transportation Man’ Retires

Nahum Gabbay, longtime transportation coordinator in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, retired. "The future will be as good as the present," he says.Elad Benari, 3/1/2011, 5:12 AM

Setback for Tel Aviv Light Rail

The Tel Aviv light rail train project faces a setback as plans involving Metro Transport fall through.Maayana Miskin, 8/20/2010, 1:40 PM

Israeli-Invented GPS Loggers

World gov'ts closely monitoring Israel's unique survey which uses Israel's newly-invented pocket GPS loggers to forecast transportation needs.Hillel Fendel, 5/12/2010, 1:51 PM

Goodbye to 96-Octane Petrol

Ministers meet to discuss fuel, agree to get rid of 96-octane petrol and seek flex fuel vehicles and non-gas alternatives. Maayana Miskin, 5/2/2010, 8:06 PM

El Al Wins Tel Aviv-Eilat Route

After a Civil Aviation Authority rejection, El Al receives a special dispensation from the Transportation Minister to fly commercially to Eilat.Hillel Fendel, 8/24/2009, 2:09 PM

Plan to Hebraicize Road Signs

A new Transportation Ministry project will adjust English and Arabic road sign names to a consistent, direct transliteration of Hebrew. Zalman Nelson, 7/14/2009, 11:02 AM

Union Unplugs Traffic Jam

The Union of Local Authorities called off a protest that was to clog Jerusalem roads and instead reached an accord with the government.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/6/2009, 8:39 AM

Budget Protest to Clog Roads

Stay away from Jerusalem if you want to get to the airport Monday. A massive protest against the proposed budget is expected to clog city streets. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/5/2009, 4:50 PM