Bus-lines shift in capital’s haredi areas

13.06.2012                      23.Siwan. 5772

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Bus-lines shift in capital’s haredi areas

6 lines canceled, 25 routes changed in reorganization of public transportation system.

Bus lines in the haredi neighborhoods in the northwest of Jerusalem will change at the end of the month as part of the multi-step transportation reforms in the capital, the Transportation Ministry announced on Tuesday.
Six lines will be canceled and 25 lines will be changed or created anew as transportation officials try to restructure an aging public transportation system. The goal behind the reforms is to replace long, winding, multi-neighborhood lines with shorter, more efficient lines that feed into main transportation channels such as the light rail and the bus rapid transit (BRT) lanes, transportation officials said….