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Berlin metro to complete change of derogatory station name by year-end

"Mohrenstrasse" metro station literally means Moor Street, using the medieval term for people from North Africa.

By REUTERS
04/07/2020
Yisrael Katz speaks as he stands next to employees of China Railway Engineering Corporation
Large-scale subway system planned for central Israel

The public transport project, the largest in Israel's history, will include 90 miles (145 km) of underground rail lines going through 24 cities.

Commuters cautiously return to railways after three-month halt

Trains are currently limited to 500 passengers and would-be travelers must reserve a place online from 48 hours ahead of their journey.

22/06/2020
The train tracks that lead to the Treblinka death camp
German train station memorial dedicated to Jews deported to their death

The luggage – its owners unseen – stands in front of the main station. Nearby are information steles with historical photos.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
19/06/2020
The first direct train between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv (December 21, 2019).
How Israel can get trains and commuters safely back on track

Despite fears regarding busy carriages as the potential scene for coronavirus transmission, authorities can look to measures implemented by transportation providers worldwide for inspiration.

11/06/2020
A health worker monitors a screen showing a thermal scan to check the temperatures of passengers at
Israeli company to develop thermal cameras that detect coronavirus

Foresight specializes in developing technology designed to help prevent accidents for the automobile industry.

Coronavirus and public transport: Thermal cameras, payment apps

The new measures include thermal cameras on trains, considerations of using private companies and the implementation of a delayed payment app option.

02/06/2020
Buses to allow 75% capacity starting Thursday, trains return in June

Intercity buses will increase from 23 passengers to 46 passengers, and urban buses will increase from 20 to 49 passengers. Taxis will allow two people at a time.

Buses to allow 75% capacity starting Thursday, trains return in June

Intercity buses will increase from 23 passengers to 46 passengers, and urban buses will increase from 20 to 49 passengers. Taxis will allow two people at a time.

Health Ministry retracts ease of coronavirus regulations on trains

"We are aware of the need for public transportation, but unfortunately we are not at a stage where we can approve such large crowds congregating."

14/05/2020
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