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Minister Katz's 'Jewish criterion'

Minister Katz's 'Jewish criterion'

Outgoing Transportation Minister gives incoming minister a small tip he had learned during the ten years in which he served in his post.Hezki Baruch, 24/06/2019 05:12
Redistribution of portfolios: Transportation to go to Smotrich?

Redistribution of portfolios: Transportation to go to Smotrich?

PM speaks with Likud MKs and ministers regarding redistribution of portfolios following dismissal of Ministers Bennett and Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2019 19:04
Transportation Ministry to run 90 night-time bus lines on Purim

Transportation Ministry to run 90 night-time bus lines on Purim

Special night lines allow Israelis to return home safely after Purim parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2019 10:29
'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, 30/10/2018 19:59
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, 25/05/2016 15:50
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, 19/05/2016 14:55
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, 17/04/2016 19:32
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, 15/02/2016 09:38
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, 17/01/2016 20:55
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, 30/12/2015 19:17
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, 14/12/2015 11:02
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, 13/12/2015 18:31
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, 01/11/2015 10:48
'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, 27/09/2015 13:13
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, 25/05/2015 16:59
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, 14/04/2015 18:24
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, 23/04/2014 12:08
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, 26/03/2014 13:34
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, 26/02/2014 19:56
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, 21/02/2014 21:20
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, 18/12/2013 18:52
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
'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, 28/11/2013 10:08
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, 28/11/2013 10:00
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, 22/08/2013 02:15
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, 18/03/2012 17:54
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, 21/02/2012 03:13