04.07.2011 02.Tammus, 5771
Despite chaos, transit experts express support for Israel bus reform
Experts claim transition to new bus lines went smoother than anticipated.
The real test of the new bus line routes in the Dan region began yesterday. Warned about the possibility of problems, people who use buses to get to work were told to leave home earlier. Indeed, during the morning there were numerous hitches, confused passengers and inadequate information, but the people manning the situation room of the Ayalon Highways Company argued that there were fewer problems than expected.
"The adjustment is difficult, but I assume that starting on Tuesday or Wednesday people will get used to the new bus routes," said Ronen Cohen, who manages the situation room….