Ministry of Transportation

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

'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

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 TA-Jerusalem highway

Driving instructors block TA-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

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 remove human error on buses

Ministry 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

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
Transportation reform to take effect Jan. 1st

Transportation reform 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
Majority of Israelis fail new drivers' tests

Majority of Israelis fail new drivers' tests

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 snow

CityPass to shut down Light Rail in 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
Winter headlight laws take effect until March

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
'Shabbat Train Shutdown Deri's Personal Agenda'

'Shabbat Train Shutdown 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

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 Deri Transportation Ministry

Netanyahu Offers 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 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

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

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 Entry to Hijacked Flights

Security Team Prevents Entry to Hijacked Flights

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

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
Unprecedented Snowfall Continues

Unprecedented Snowfall Continues

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
'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
Mishap on El-Al Plane Under Investigation

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 Rejecting Terrorist Release?

Katz Punished for Rejecting Terrorist Release?

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

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

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