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Transportation Minister: We want 70 routes at new airport

Transportation Ministry begins looking for flights connecting new southern airport to Europe and Far East.

Transportation Minister: We want 70 routes at new airport

Mevasseret Zion residents: We're being completely ignored

Mevasseret Zion residents fight opening Harel tunnels, claim construction has made their lives 'unbearable.'

Mevasseret Zion residents: We're being completely ignored

Israel sets to be international ‘smart transportation’ leader

Cabinet OKs NIS 250 million plan; Economic Council Head foresees doubling of economy.

Israel sets to be international ‘smart transportation’ leader

Transportation Ministry slaps Egged with 14 million NIS fine

Egged strike sparks Transportation Ministry's ire, results in 14 million NIS fine and summons to hearing.

Transportation Ministry slaps Egged with 14 million NIS fine

New bus line to connect Jerusalem to Ben Gurion Airport

Transportation Ministry announces new line from Jerusalem to Ben Gurion Airport.

New bus line to connect Jerusalem to Ben Gurion Airport

Foreign residents to benefit from public transport subsidies

Tourists with a temporary resident visa will also benefit from the public transport subsidies granted Israelis.

Foreign residents to benefit from public transport subsidies

Haredim continue to threaten 'Hexit'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz gave a stern warning to Israel Railways, while haredim continue to threaten to collapse the coalition.

Haredim continue to threaten 'Hexit'

Transportation Minister: "I can't get involved"

"I can't get involved in train works which take place on Shabbat"

Transportation Minister: Shabbat violations - not  my department

Likud rebels, Prime Minister meets Katz

When the Likud secretariat voted on Tuesday to gut the Prime Minister's powers, Bibi called Minister Yisrael Katz for an urgent meeting.

Likud rebels, Prime Minister calls leader on the carpet

Transportation discounts for yeshiva students

Decision ends what some have called religious discrimination against haredi sector.

Yeshiva students to receive transportation benefits

Vehicular restriction for trucks in South

Minister of Transport issues prohibition for trucks and large vehicles on the roads leading south to Gaza, Monday morning and afternoon.

Vehicular restriction for trucks in South

No transport for kids due to Marathon

Regular transportation arrangements for special education children will not operate, students will have to stay at home - parents outraged.

No transport for special needs kids due to Jerusalem Marathon

Kids under 16 banned from electric bikes

Knesset committee raises age limit for electric bikes from 14 to 16, limits power for electric toy scooters.

Kids under 16 banned from electric bikes

New security unit established in Jerusalem

Transport Ministry launches new security initiative to station guards aboard public transport in capital in effort to 'prevent attacks.'

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New Travel Rule May Encourage Shabbat Buses

A scheduling change instituted by Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz is likely to make it much easier for buses to roll on Shabbat.

New Transport Ministry Rule May Encourage Shabbat Buses

The Next Generation of Urban Transportation?

Arutz Sheva visited the "Fuel Choices Summit" and met a variety of Israeli start-ups who presented what we might soon see on our streets.

The Next Generation of  Urban Transportation?player

Public Transportation on Shabbat is a 'Disaster'

High school and yeshiva students issue letter to PM Netanyahu and Bennett demanding full ban of public transportation on Shabbat.

Public Transportation on Shabbat is a 'Disaster'

Bus Laws Revolutionized by Hareidi Passenger

Request of Elad resident accepted, allowing drivers to pick up more than ten standing-only passengers and add bus lines.

Public Bus Laws Revolutionized by Hareidi Passenger

Rockets Imminent? Train to Sderot Cancelled

Defense Ministry orders closure of Ashkelon to Sderot line over fears of anti-tank missiles as ceasefire set to end at midnight.

Rockets Imminent? Train to Sderot Cancelled

Jerusalem Gearing Up for 'Million Man March'

Police, Magen David Adom, Hatzalah prepare for 'million man march' against draft. Public transport to come to a halt.

Jerusalem Gearing Up for 'Million Man March'player

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'

Jerusalem, Judea-Samaria Roads Begin to Reopen

After being stranded for days, passengers begin the exodus home via Route 1, Route 443, trains.

Jerusalem, Judea-Samaria Roads Begin to Reopen

Plan to Allow Knives on Planes Delayed in US

Transportation Security Administration postpones change in rules that would have allowed passengers to carry small knives on planes.

Plan to Allow Knives on Planes Delayed in US

Israeli Start-Up 'GetTaxi' Sets Sights on New York

An Israeli start-up company that developed an app with the ability to locate the nearest cab, plans on launching the service in New York.

Israeli Start-Up 'GetTaxi' Sets Sights on New York

The Histadrut Blasts Katz on Israel Railways

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz's hint that he may shut down Israel Railways to restructure it has infuriated the Histadrut.

The Histadrut Blasts Katz on Israel Railways Impasse

The Histadrut Threatens to Close Israel's Skies

Union officials say the government has two weeks to meet their demands over Israel's "open skies" deal with Europe – or else!

The Histadrut Threatens to Close Israel's Skies

Train Strike Leads to 'Bus Man's (Busy) Holiday'

The government has ordered an increase in the number of intercity buses to ensure that a train strike doesn't cripple the country.

Train Strike Leads to 'Bus Man's (Busy) Holiday'

‘Transportation Man’ Retires

Nahum Gabbay, longtime transportation coordinator in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, retired. "The future will be as good as the present," he says.

Yesha’s ‘Transportation Man’ Retires

Setback for Tel Aviv Light Rail

The Tel Aviv light rail train project faces a setback as plans involving Metro Transport fall through.

Setback for Tel Aviv Light Rail

Israeli-Invented GPS Loggers

World gov'ts closely monitoring Israel's unique survey which uses Israel's newly-invented pocket GPS loggers to forecast transportation needs.

World Follows Israel's State-of-the-Art Transportation Survey

Goodbye to 96-Octane Petrol

Ministers meet to discuss fuel, agree to get rid of 96-octane petrol and seek flex fuel vehicles and non-gas alternatives.

Goodbye to 96-Octane Petrol

El Al Wins Tel Aviv-Eilat Route

After a Civil Aviation Authority rejection, El Al receives a special dispensation from the Transportation Minister to fly commercially to Eilat.

El Al Wins Tel Aviv-Eilat Route

Plan to Hebraicize Road Signs

A new Transportation Ministry project will adjust English and Arabic road sign names to a consistent, direct transliteration of Hebrew.

Arabs Protest Plan to Standardize Road Signs

Union Unplugs Traffic Jam

The Union of Local Authorities called off a protest that was to clog Jerusalem roads and instead reached an accord with the government.

Union Unplugs Traffic Jam, Reaches Accord

Budget Protest to Clog Roads

Stay away from Jerusalem if you want to get to the airport Monday. A massive protest against the proposed budget is expected to clog city streets.

Massive Budget Protest to Clog Jerusalem Roads