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Transportation Minister leaves for vacation despite request not to do so

Minister Merav Michaeli leaves Israel for private vacation in US despite the fact that PM Bennett has urged the public not to travel abroad.

Minister leaves for vacation despite request not to do so

Ben Gurion Airport planning for Indian variant

Transportation Min. requests information on changes in protocol required to prevent Indian coronavirus mutation from spreading in Israel.

Ben Gurion Airport planning for Indian variant

Good news for Israeli drivers: Licenses to last till age 70

The Ministry of Transportation intends to change the rules on renewing a driver's license.

Good news for Israeli drivers: Licenses to last till age 70

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.

Minister Katz's 'Jewish criterion'player

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.

Redistribution of portfolios: Transportation to go to Smotrich?

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

Special night lines allow Israelis to return home safely after Purim parties.

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

'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.

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

Driving testers' strike comes to an end

Jerusalem labor court temporarily bars privatization plans in Transportation Ministry, orders testers back to work.

Driving testers' strike comes to an end

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.

Driving instructors block Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway

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.

Driving test strike: 30 thousand tests cancelled

Ministry to remove human error on buses

New system which was regulated last week, will be installed on all buses by November.

Ministry to install system to remove human error on buses

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 representatives

Last gasp attempts to stop Egged strike

Transportation reform to take effect Jan. 1st

Ministry of Transportation integrates all public transportation companies in major reform, introduces daily, weekly passes based on region

Public transportation reform in Israel to take effect Jan. 1st

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.

Scathing report emerges on Israel's drivers' licensing system

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.

CityPass to shut down Light Rail in the event of snow

Winter headlight laws take effect until March

Ministry of Transportation reminds drivers to keep headlights lit between cities, even during daylight hours, until April.

Reminder: Winter headlight laws take effect until March

'Shabbat Train Shutdown Deri's Personal Agenda'

Transport Ministry officials say latest decision reflects Economy Minister's tendency to 'shirk all responsibilities.'

Sources: Shabbat Train Shutdown Part of Deri's Personal Agenda

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.

Price Controls Set on Driving Tests

Netanyahu Offers Deri Transportation Ministry

PM makes offer apparently meant to work out conflict between Deri and Kahlon, and seal Kulanu coalition deal.

Netanyahu Offers Aryeh Deri Transportation Ministry

El Al Disaster Averted in London

El-Al pilots realize just in time that their landing gear not deployed; incident under investigation.

El Al Disaster Averted in London

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.

Ministry of Transport to Test Mini Car Program

Driver's License Bureau to Strike Thursday

Labor dispute between Bureau, Ministry of Transportation stalls; employees respond by closing offices all day Thursday.

Driver's License Bureau to Strike Thursday

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.

Security Team Prevents Hijacked Flights from Entering Israel

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.

Israeli Carriers to Resume Flights to Turkey

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.

Snowstorm Updates; Predictions of Unprecedented Snowfall

'Transportation Ministry Shirking Responsibility'

Posters on Judea/Samaria buses, protest, denounce Transportation Minister, Deputy for not taking care of overcrowding, harassment.

'Ministry of Transportation Shirking Its Responsibilities'

Mishap on El-Al Plane Under Investigation

Drinks cart spills, shattered glass over cockpit seats during landing sequence last week, prompting investigation.

Mishap on El-Al Plane Under Investigation

Katz Punished for Rejecting Terrorist Release?

Transportation Minister claims Netanyahu punishing him by taking away some of his responsibilities. PMO: Not true.

Katz Punished for Voting Against Releasing Terrorists?

Punishment Upped for Severe Traffic Violations

Ministerial Committee approves "drastic" punishment for recidivist violators of traffic laws.

Punishment Upped for Severe Traffic Violations

Tel Aviv Approves Public Transportation on Shabbat

Ignoring tradition, Tel Aviv City Council approves proposal for public transportation on Shabbat, Transportation Min. nixes it.

Tel Aviv Approves Public Transportation on Shabbat