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Will the government nix fines for using another's Rav Kav?

Tourists in Jerusalem, rejoice: Transportation Ministry works to cancel fine for passengers who pay using someone else's Rav Kav card.

Will the government nix fines for using another's Rav Kav?

'Cancelling schoolbuses endangers children'

Head of Local Authorities Council Haim Bibas criticizes decision to divert school-buses to Meron for Lag Ba'Omer events.

'Cancelling schoolbuses endangers children'

Uproar Over Train Shutdown for Shabbat

Israel rail workers aghast at Economy Ministry decision to shut down maintenance work on Shabbat noting travelers could be stranded.

Uproar Over Train Shutdown for Shabbat

American Cars Set to 'Invade' Israeli Showrooms

Israelis could soon see a lot more American cars on their roads, as Israel and the U.S. sign a new cooperation agreement.

American Cars Set to 'Invade' Israeli Showrooms

Tel Aviv City Bikes to Rest on Yom Kippur

Tel Aviv residents who want to ride bikes on Yom Kippur won't be able to rent them from the city's Tel-Ofen bike racks.

Tel Aviv City Bikes to Rest on Yom Kippur

Samaria Buses 'Pressure Cooker About To Blow'

Knesset committee discusses the danger faced by Samaria residents since Arab undocumented workers allowed on buses.

Samaria Mixed Buses 'Pressure Cooker About To Blow'

Public Transportation Prices to Rise January 1

Public transportation prices in Israel will be going up starting January 1 by an average of 4.7%, the Transport Ministry said Sunday.

Public Transportation Prices to Rise January 1

New Jerusalem Road to be Named after Rabbi Ovadia

Transport Minister says a new major entrance to Jerusalem is to be named for the rabbi who passed away last week.

New Jerusalem Road to be Named after Rabbi Ovadia

Approval for 2-Hour Train Route to Eilat

Ministers approve path of Tel Aviv-Eilat train that will connect south to central Israel in just two hours.

Approval for 2-Hour Train Route to Eilat

Strollers on Jerusalem Buses, Trains to Ride Free

Parents will now be able to tote their children in baby carriages and strollers on buses and trains in Jerusalem for free

Free Rides for Babies in Strollers on Jerusalem Buses, Trains

Minister: Don’t Buy New Cars! Prices to Drop

Transportation Minister tells Israelis not to buy new cars. ‘Wait until we break import monopoly.’

Minister: Don’t Buy New Cars! Prices to Drop

New Bus for PA Arabs Despite ‘Apartheid’ Criticism

In spite of ‘apartheid’ criticism, Israel will add new bus lines for PA workers. ‘The demand exists; this improves service.’

New Lines for Arab Workers Despite ‘Apartheid’ Criticism

'Eco-Bridge' Being Built on New JM-TA Highway

Work has started on a new “eco-bridge” that will allow wildlife to flourish as vehicles travel daily between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

'Eco-Bridge' Under Construction on New Jerusalem-TA Highway

Group: 2012 Accident Stats Lower, Still Shocking

Pedestrians accounted for a third of all those killed in traffic accidents, a study by the Or Yarok road safety organization said.

Group: 2012 Accident Stats Lower but Still Shocking