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Ministers: 'Throwing stones at vehicles - terror in every sense'player

Ministers: 'Throwing stones at vehicles - terror in every sense'

Transportation Min. Michaeli, Public Security Min. Barlev, condemn rock-throwing attacks, promise to work to prevent recurrence.

Israel to invest in accessible intercity buses

Israel to invest in accessible intercity buses

New government budget allocates 6 million NIS for accessible intercity buses.

Changes in public transportation due to rocket fire

Changes in public transportation due to rocket fire

Transportation Min. Director General holds urgent meeting to discuss preparations, management, of public transportation under rocket fire.

How will buses and trains operate during lockdown?

How will buses and trains operate during lockdown?

Buses, trains, to operate at 50% capacity, during limited hours.

Trains to resume full operations on June 8

Trains to resume full operations on June 8

Trans. Min. Regev and Health Min. Edelstein agree: Buses, minibuses to expand number of passengers allowed to board.

Last bus before Shabbat? 'Don't get on!'

Last bus before Shabbat? 'Don't get on!'

Elad rabbi warns residents not to travel on Friday afternoon without absolute certainty of reaching their destination before Shabbat.

'Buses are empty on Shabbat; no need for them'

'Buses are empty on Shabbat; no need for them'

Former Rabbi of Ramat Gan says operating public transportation on Shabbat is for votes.

Muslim festival forces mass cancellations on Israeli bus lines

Muslim festival forces mass cancellations on Israeli bus lines

Some 80,000 public bus rides cancelled after companies fail to find holiday replacements for Israel's Arab drivers during Eid al-Adha.

Used Israeli buses sent to Rome don’t meet EU standards

Used Israeli buses sent to Rome don’t meet EU standards

Buses intended to augment Rome's aging fleet require engine upgrades before use.

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.

London: Cleaner finds £300K, hands it to police

London: Cleaner finds £300K, hands it to police

Anonymous but honest bus cleaner finds hundreds of thousands, hands it to local police.

Finance Committee approves budget for bullet-proof buses

Finance Committee approves budget for bullet-proof buses

Finance Committee agrees to transfer $12,800,000 budget to protect school, civilian buses.

Yom Kippur: Magen David Adom volunteers treat 1,659 people

Yom Kippur: Magen David Adom volunteers treat 1,659 people

Buses resume Saturday night, trains resume Sunday morning. MDA volunteers respond to 2,229 calls, treat 1,659 people.

Jerusalem to get additional 'Rav Kav' machines

Jerusalem to get additional 'Rav Kav' machines

Haredi MK pushes Jerusalem transportation committee to expedite placement of additional Rav Kav machines.

Parents protest Lag Baomer vacation change

Parents protest Lag Baomer vacation change

Parents cancel school, petition High Court in protest of Sunday's Lag Baomer vacation being moved to Monday.

'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.

27 million NIS to Judea and Samaria

27 million NIS to Judea and Samaria

Finance Committee okays money to bulletproof Judea and Samaria buses.

Government approves budget for bulletproofing buses

Government approves budget for bulletproofing buses

Israeli government approves 113 additional bulletproof buses.

Bnei Brak main roads to be closed to private traffic

Bnei Brak roads to be closed to private traffic

To combat the stand-still traffic in the central haredi city, local officials have revealed a plan to turn the main roads into HOV lanes.

Samaria protest: Don't let Palestinians on our buses

Protest: Don't let Palestinians on our buses

In wake of terror attacks taking advantage of access to Israeli transport, residents demand answers for their security.

Jerusalem buses left unguarded despite government promise

Jerusalem buses unguarded despite gov't promise

Team of civilian security guards was supposed to be posted throughout the city in November - but now the training itself has been postponed.

Jerusalem: Arab buses rerouted through Jewish neighborhood

Jerusalem: Arab buses rerouted through Jewish area

Insult to injury? Armon Hanatziv residents shocked after Arab buses rerouted through their area weeks after shooting, stabbing spree.

New Transport Ministry Rule May Encourage Shabbat Buses

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.

Hazan to Netanyahu: Don't Treat Me Like a Child

Hazan to Netanyahu: Don't Treat Me Like a Child

The Knesset's youngest MK pushes back against resistance to putting Judea-Samaria bus regulation plan back on the table.

IDF Officer 'Attacked and Humiliated' by Arab Workers on Bus

IDF Officer: Attacked, Humiliated by Arabs on Bus

As a plan to prevent Arab workers from buses in Judea and Samaria is suspended, an IDF officer reports on a jarring experience.

Videos Illustrate Why Samaria Jews Want Separate Busesplayer

Videos Show Why Samaria Jews Want Separate Buses

Rosa Parks has nothing to do with it. Videos illustrate that Arab laborers fill up the bus, leaving Jews no transport solution.

Ya'alon Apologizes to Dept. Minister Ben-Dahan Over Bus Fiasco

Ya'alon Apologizes to Ben-Dahan Over Bus Fiasco

Defense Minister calls his new Deputy Minister to apologize for not informing him of reversal of Judea-Samaria bus plan.

Ya'alon Clarifies: Bus Plan Not a Ban

Ya'alon Clarifies: Bus Plan Not a Ban

Bus plan for Judea-Samaria was in trial week, and was to simply monitor closely Palestinian Arab workers to ensure they returned to the PA.

Dep. Minister: No One Informed Me of U-Turn on Buses

Dep. Min.: No One Informed Me of U-Turn on Buses

Deputy Defense Minister Ben Dahan tells Knesset he was surprised by his boss's decision and opposes it.

Soon: Armed IDF Soldier on Every Judea and Samaria Bus

Soon: IDF Soldier on Every Judea and Samaria Bus

IDF Central Command head Roni Numa wants IDF presence on buses, after complaints of harassment of Jews by Arabs.

Katz: Leftist Clamoring for Shabbat Buses 'Just Politics'

Katz: Leftist Clamoring for Shabbat Buses

There will be no public transportation on Shabbat, Transport Minister Yisrael Katz said Wednesday.

Union Declares 'Free Ride Monday' on Dozens of Bus Lines

Union Declares 'Free Ride Monday' on Bus Lines

Commuters to gain through creative protest by bus drivers angry at management over wages.

Litzman: UTJ Can't Join Leftist Gov't Aiding Shabbat Desecration

Litzman: Haredim Can't Join Leftist Gov't

A debate seems to be growing in United Torah Jewry on whether or not the party would join a government headed by Labor.

Report: Israeli Buses Need More 'Fast Lanes'

Report: Israeli Buses Need More 'Fast Lanes'

According to a Transportation Ministry study, public transportation in Israeli metropolitan areas is considerably slower than it is abroad.

Judea-Samaria Residents Say Bus Changes Put Them in Harm's Way

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.

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.

Ya'alon Defends Bus Ban on Arab Workers Amid 'Racism' Charges

Ya'alon Defends Bus Ban on Arab Workers

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon fires back at cries of 'racism' over proposed bus ban, notes that it is a legitimate security issue.

Egged Hopes to Keep Buses Rolling, Despite Cost-Cutting Plan

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.

Meretz Runs Free Shabbat Buses Yet Again

Meretz Runs Free Shabbat Buses Yet Again

Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz plans to introduce legislation that would allow full bus transportation on Shabbat.

Mesika: Govt's 'Cheapness' on Yesha Buses Will Now Cost Billions

Mesika: State 'Penny Wise, Pound Foolish' on Buses

For years, the government failed to invest in public transportation in Judea and Samaria, said Gershon Mesika.