Rav-Kav chips in

Transportation Minister Israel Katz said that it is the job of bus drivers to drive, not to deal with cash.

By SYBIL EHRLICH
February 28, 2018 15:57
4 minute read.
A street card-loading point offers instructions in English (as well as Hebrew and Arabic)

A street card-loading point offers instructions in English (as well as Hebrew and Arabic). (photo credit: SYBIL EHRLICH)

 
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As part of the continuing public transportation reform, from March 8 bus drivers in Jerusalem will no longer sell single-ride tickets or load erech tzavur (stored value) or period tickets on Rav- Kav smartcards.

Transportation Minister Israel Katz said that it is the job of bus drivers to drive, not to deal with cash. He said the reform, which mirrors the policy in cities around the world, will improve safety, since drivers will concentrate only on driving, making journeys safer and faster.

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