Bus, train fares drop significantly across Israel

Traveling between cities? New reform going into effect Wednesday may save you money.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2018, 9:59 AM

Yesh Atid pushes for public transportation on Shabbat

Ministerial Committee on Legislation to discuss opposition bill to permit public transportation on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 10:06 PM

Mevasseret Zion residents: We're being completely ignored

Mevasseret Zion residents fight opening Harel tunnels, claim construction has made their lives 'unbearable.'Benny Tucker, 1/25/2017, 11:28 AM

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

Bnei Brak main 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

Haredim to promote law strengthening Shabbat status quo

Following campaign for public transportation on Shabbat, haredi parties to promote law preventing change in the status quo.Michael Levy, 7/13/2016, 3:13 AM

Passengers can now board buses from back door too

Rav-Kav transport card holders in the greater Tel Aviv area will be able to board the bus from the back doors, starting Monday.Ido Ben Porat, 11/10/2015, 12:12 PM

New public transport discounts to roll out in December

The discounts cover minors, parents with strollers, recipients of National Insurance benefits, the disabled and blind, and unpaid soldiers.Cynthia Blank, 11/5/2015, 11:51 AM

IDF Instructs Soldiers: Don't Sleep on Buses

As terror wave worsens, Israel's military issues new guidelines for soldiers to maintain personal security.Cynthia Blank, 10/13/2015, 8:06 PM

Bill: Limit Public Transport Strikes

UTJ MK Yisrael Eichler submits motion to prevent 'abuse' of strikes in essential professions after latest Egged strike strands thousands.Haim Lev, 6/7/2015, 2:20 PM

'Man of the People'? Minister Benny Begin Forgoes Car for Train

Social media frenzy over Begin on Jerusalem light rail; minister reportedly rejects using private transport despite gov't car.Tova Dvorin, 5/22/2015, 9:21 AM

Kahlon: I'll Work Towards Public Transportation on Shabbat

Incoming Finance Minister says public transportation on Shabbat is a "social issue".Orli Harari, 5/3/2015, 6:04 AM

Shabbat Bus Service to Run in Jerusalem

Privately-funded Friday night buses to run from Pisgat Ze'ev to city center and back; drivers to be non-Jews.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/1/2015, 10:21 AM

Tit-For-Tat: Meretz MK Moves to Ban MKs from Driving on Shabbat

MK Tamar Zandberg says bill proposal is response to Transport Minister Yisrael Katz's prevention of public transport on Shabbat.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2015, 6:04 PM

Druze Council Nominates Katz for Israel Prize; Leftists Protest

Transportation Min. Yisrael Katz nominated for Israel Prize, protestors picket his home over no public transport on Shabbat.Cynthia Blank, 4/9/2015, 2:40 PM

Transportation Minister Attacks 'Leftist Hypocrite' on Facebook

After sarcastic message invites citizens to ask Yisrael Katz for rides, Katz retorts: public transportation on Shabbat? Ask Buji Herzog!Cynthia Blank, 4/6/2015, 4:06 PM

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

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 to Ban Palestinian Arab Workers from Judea-Samaria Buses

Sudden reversal of April 2013 decision may reduce terror, nearly one year after formal hearing on harassment and security issues.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 10/26/2014, 9:11 AM

Ariel Residents Warn of Danger Presented by PA Workers

Residents of Ariel protest over the danger presented by Arab workers who used the public buses for Jews living in Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, 9/5/2014, 2:12 AM

Samaria Mixed 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

Yechimovich Mocks Lapid: No Bus Fare? Drink Whipping Cream

MK Shelly Yechimovich has harsh words for Finance Minister Yair Lapid over a rise in public transportation fares.Elad Benari, 1/1/2014, 6:15 AM

US Consulate Tells Employees: Stay Off Sheruts After Bombing

After Bat Yam bus bombing Sunday, US Consulate General releases notice banning employees from riding Sherut shuttles.Tova Dvorin, 12/24/2013, 3:02 PM

Ariel Students, Residents Launch Campaign Against Likud

Residents of Judea/Samaria city launch web campaign against party, after Transportation Ministry refuses to fix bus crisis.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2013, 1:59 PM

Buses to Capital and Inside It – to Halt Again

Because of icy roads, bus traffic on Highway 1 has been halted, and buses inside Jerusalem will stop. Drivers asked to avoid all roads.Gil Ronen, 12/15/2013, 8:03 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

Public Transportation in Judea and Samaria a 'Nightmare'

Horror stories at Knesset hearing tell of Arab sexual, physical assaults, claims Jewish residents often cannot safely get home.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2013, 3:18 PM

Haifa Launches ‘Metronit’ System

The city of Haifa has launched a special fast bus system, the Metronit, aimed at reducing traffic and commuting times.Maayana Miskin, 8/16/2013, 12:33 PM

Meretz Campaign: Sabbath Desecration, Gay Wedding

The far-left Meretz party with an MK ‘marrying’ three couples in response to Jewish Home MK’s statement., 1/4/2013, 11:15 AM

Tri-State Commuters Crawling Back to Work Post-Sandy

Most commuters on Thursday in NY, NJ and CT had no choice but to drive, clogging roads into a crawl following Hurricane Sandy's destruction.Chana Ya'ar, 11/1/2012, 10:58 AM

Tel Aviv Rabbis Launch Shabbat Campaign

Over 50 rabbis in Tel Aviv have signed onto a Shabbat education campaign after officials call for public transport on the day of rest.Gabe Kahn., 2/21/2012, 9:41 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

TA Officials Really, Really Want Shabbat Buses

The Tel Aviv City Council is set to meet Monday night to discuss plans to enact public transportation in the city on Shabbat.David Lev, 2/20/2012, 6:43 PM