Israel Railways Electrification fiasco slows down Israel Railways

Handing the electrification project to Spanish company SEMI in 2015 because its bid was the cheapest was disastrous.

Prof. Amnon Shashua Photo: PR Tel Aviv's Ecomotion to showcase Israeli auto-tech

A senior delegation from Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and many others are coming to next week's smart transport event  in Israel.

Ashdod Port photo: Tamar Matsafi Ashdod Port workers seek to renew strike

The workers are asking the Histadrut to call a legal strike and restore their "democratic right".

Ashdod Port Photo: Eyal Yizhar Stevedores return to work at Ashdod and Haifa ports

The National Labor Court will hand down a decision on contempt of court petitions, after port workers flouted back to work orders, on Tuesday.

Traffic jams IMF: Raise taxes to solve Israel's traffic congestion

The IMF gave public transportation in Israel's cities an unsatisfactory rating, saying that road congestion cost passengers an average of 60 minutes a day.

Freight train Photo: Israel Railways Freight trains fail to push trucks off jammed roads

Each freight train gets 70 trucks off the road, but they carry only 6% of Israeli goods, compared with 15-18% in Western Europe.

Ayalon Highway  photo: Eyal Izhar Israel's transport planning off the rails

Despite Minister of Transport Yisrael Katz being nine years in the job, we still lack a coherent plan.

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