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Jerusalem Railway Station is Open

in Economy & Innovation

Starting Tuesday, September 25, the long-awaited Jerusalem railway opened, and it’s making moves towards Tel Aviv. The railway line situated at the Yitzhak Navon Railway Station is across from the Central Bus Station, and isn’t yet fully operational. The line has only recently been approved for a one-month trial, which will run between Jerusalem and…

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American Public Transport is Transforming with Israeli App

in Economy & Innovation

Public transportation will never be the same again. Via, a new Israeli mobile app created by Daniel Ramot and Oren Shoval, has introduced the Israeli concept of the sherut, Israel’s shared minibuses, and made it accessible to all. Sheruts are yellow minibuses which hold one driver and ten passengers, following a fixed route and picking…

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Jerusalem to Tel Aviv Train is a Smooth Ride

in Economy & Innovation

The seven-billion-dollar project which has been in the works since 2001 is finally moving, and Israel Katz, the Minister of Transportation took the express train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem for its first test drive on Tuesday. The train only drove a short ride before proving how much more quiet and comfortable an electric engine…

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Egged wins the Tel Aviv Red Line

in Economy & Innovation

With only three runners in the transit game, Egged took home the Red Line win when it becomes the first official operating line in the upcoming Tel Aviv Railway system. The massive public transport infrastructure is only one year into building, and daily efforts are steadily steaming forward to a timely start in 2021, reports…

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The Smart Car Revolution is Rolling

in Economy & Innovation

We may not have flying cars yet but thanks to the advancement of Israeli transportation innovation, we might get there sooner than we thought. Before any car is going to take flight though, Israelis have been leading the way to create cars that run on electricity instead of gasoline, which are said to use ⅓…

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