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Jerusalem: Bus driver attacked by dog

Jerusalem: Bus driver attacked by dog

Egged bus driver attacked after asking passenger who boarded to muzzle his dog. Police complaint has been filed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 13:32
Bus driver insists he wasn't talking on phone while driving

Bus driver insists he wasn't talking on phone while driving

Police continuing to investigate what caused bus driver to lose control and crash into concrete bus stop. Technical malfunction ruled out.Ben Ariel, 24/12/2019 04:41
'He was killed by a cement block, I never got to say goodbye'

'He was killed by a cement block, I never got to say goodbye'

'He was a man of mitzvot.' Daughter of man killed in fatal crash near airport says her father was on his way back from trip to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2019 11:42
Drama on bus in Jerusalem

Drama on bus in Jerusalem

Bus driver surprised to find stroller containing baby during routine scan at the end of the route.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2019 08:45
Following attack near Beit El, bus drivers strike

Following attack near Beit El, bus drivers strike

Drivers for Egged bus company strike around the country, following shooting attack last night on Egged bus near Beit El.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2019 10:34
'Bus driver threatened us, refused to let anyone off'

'Bus driver threatened us, refused to let anyone off'

Passengers on Jerusalem bus say driver threatened them, held them on the bus against their will. 'All the kids on the bus were crying.'David Rosenberg, 06/06/2018 18:52
Watch: Israeli bus driver assaulted by passenger

Watch: Israeli bus driver assaulted by passenger

Passenger alleges driver closed bus door on him, beats driver in front of fellow passengers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2018 12:03
Bus strike canceled

Bus strike canceled

Labor court accepts Egged's petition not to strike after Histadrut orders nationwide strike in response to violence against bus driver.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2018 08:29
J'lem residents unite in push to improve public transportation

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, 18/01/2018 21:49
'I'm afraid to drive through haredi neighborhoods'

'I'm afraid to drive through haredi neighborhoods'

Egged bus driver describes attack by anti-draft radicals during protest last week.David Rosenberg, 29/10/2017 22:49
Woman caught in bus trunk with legs hanging outside

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 22:49
Bus chaos at the Tomb of the Prophet Samuel

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, 09/08/2017 20:23
'Free rides' for reserve soldiers are often not free

'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, 03/05/2017 11:56
Strike to shut down bus service across Israel

Strike to shut down bus service across Israel

Egged bus lines to shut down on Tuesday as part of general strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2017 13:19
Egged to strike on Tuesday

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, 19/03/2017 07:20
Egged driver returns lost $20,000 to owner

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, 27/02/2017 10:53
Kidnapping attempt or innocent mistake?

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, 17/11/2016 13:58
Egged drivers threaten to 'shut down the country'

Egged 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, 02/11/2016 13:27
Public transportation strike after Yom Kippur?

Public transportation strike after Yom Kippur?

Bus strike in offing as Histadrut declares labor dispute after government refuses to renew subsidies.Gary Willig, 05/10/2016 13:19
Egged adds new buses in lieu of train

Egged adds new 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, 04/09/2016 10:02
Driver in Hwy 1 crash charged with manslaughter

Driver in Hwy 1 crash charged with manslaughter

Haim Bitton, the Egged driver whose accident killed six people, is charged with manslaughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2016 10:49
Bus bursts into flames in Jerusalem

Bus bursts into flames in Jerusalem

Panic in the capital: Egged bus catches fire in Gilo, causing all passengers to be evacuated.Ari Yashar, 13/04/2016 12:02
Police to recommend trying senior Egged officials

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, 31/03/2016 20:58
Senior Egged officials suspected in 402 bus crash

Senior Egged officials suspected in 402 bus crash

Police summon four senior Egged officials for questioning over crash that killed six.Haim Lev, 01/03/2016 14:03
Egged knew about dangerous driver, yet did nothing

Egged knew about dangerous 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, 17/02/2016 21:08
Egged on defensive over driver's previous crash

Egged on defensive over 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, 15/02/2016 15:22
Egged strike averted at the last moment

Egged strike averted at the last moment

Histadrut and Egged management agree that drivers' wages will increase, thus averting a strike.Ido Ben Porat, 18/01/2016 01:45
Katz: Leftist Clamoring for Shabbat Buses

Katz: Leftist Clamoring for Shabbat Buses

There will be no public transportation on Shabbat, Transport Minister Yisrael Katz said Wednesday.Moshe Cohen, 08/04/2015 17:20
Buses Rolled Freely on Shabbat, Report Charges

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, 29/03/2015 17:22
Egged to Strike Monday

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, 25/01/2015 09:49
Riots as Jews Blamed for Arab Bus Driver's Death

Riots as Jews Blamed for Arab Bus Driver's Death

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, 17/11/2014 11:59
Judea-Samaria Residents Unhappy Over Bus Changes

Judea-Samaria Residents Unhappy Over Bus Changes

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, 12/11/2014 17:48
Major Upgrade to Judea-Samaria Public Transport

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, 04/11/2014 15:32
Egged Hopes Buses Keep Rolling, Despite Cost Cuts

Egged Hopes Buses Keep Rolling, Despite Cost Cuts

The directorate of the Egged cooperative, which operates buses throughout Israel, on Monday voted in some cost-cutting measures.Moshe Cohen, 06/10/2014 20:26
Jerusalem Bus Campaign Features Women's Faces

Jerusalem Bus Campaign 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, 05/10/2014 20:39
Egged Sues State Over Disengagement Losses

Egged Sues State 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, 09/06/2014 18:45
Egged Drops 'Omer Count' on Buses After Criticism

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, 27/04/2014 17:47
Jerusalem Cleanup Still Underway

Jerusalem Cleanup Still Underway

Transportation, schools, municipal services slowly return to normal; mayor Nir Barkat praises community efforts in storm's wake.Tova Dvorin, 16/12/2013 20:39
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, 13/12/2013 12:12
'This is Attempted Murder'

'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, 09/12/2013 20:31
MK: Govt Strict with Yeshivas, BusesGets Billions

MK: Govt Strict with Yeshivas, BusesGets Billions

MKs take Finance Ministry to task over massive subsidies for Egged bus company.Maayana Miskin, 27/11/2013 15:33
Jerusalem Bus Station: Most Polluted Air in Israel

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, 08/10/2013 18:41
Report: Secular Man on Bus Hit Hareidi

Report: Secular Man on Bus Hit Hareidi

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, 08/08/2013 19:23
Road Terror in Jerusalem’s Old City; Baby Hurt

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, 25/07/2013 16:17
Elections Preparation in Gear: Buses Ready

Elections Preparation in Gear: Buses Ready

Egged is preparing its buses for a high-demand day. Some eligible for free travel. Maayana Miskin, 20/01/2013 16:51
1 Dead in Tragic Egged Bus Accident

1 Dead in Tragic Egged Bus Accident

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, 28/11/2012 14:30
Fifth Day of Strike: Bus Service Limited

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, 12/02/2012 07:59
'Zero Tolerance' Policy on Harassment of Women

'Zero Tolerance' Policy on Harassment of Women

Israel Police Commissioner Yochanan Danino vows a "zero tolerance" policy on discrimination against women in public venues.Chana Ya'ar, 19/12/2011 21:17
New PA Gimmick: Occupy ‘Settler’ Buses

New PA 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, 13/11/2011 11:41
MK Ariel on Bulletbroof Buses

MK Ariel on Bulletbroof Buses

“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, 28/07/2011 14:10
Egged Buses In Amsterdam

Egged Buses In Amsterdam

Israel's Egged Group has beat out three European carriers in its bid to provide public bus service in Amsterdam.Gabe Kahn., 07/04/2011 05:15
New Eastern J'lem Bus Line

New Eastern J'lem Bus Line

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