We have collected several transit changes that are worth getting to know related to Jerusalem Day which will take place on Thursday, May 18.
The traditional Flag March is expected to take place on the same route as last year, from the center of Jerusalem to the Western Wall through the gates of the Old City and its alleys. The police will act to regulate pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the area and in particular near the old city.
Between 14:00-19:00 – the following streets and the roads leading to them will be closed to vehicular traffic: Ben Zvi, Bezalel, King George, Keren Hayesod, Agron, Yitzhak Kariv, King Solomon, Menashe Ben Israel, Jerusalem Brigade, Ha’Tshanhanim, Handasa, the IDF tunnel, Haim Bar-Lev towards South and Sultan Suleiman in both directions. Roads will open gradually throughout the evening.
During the march, the Light Rail will not operate at the stations adjacent to the IDF Square in both directions. Also, public transportation in the area will travel on alternative routes.
White Night events in Gan Ha’Atzmaut in Safra Square (Thursday night, May 18)
Starting in the early evening and throughout the night, the police will act to regulate pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the area.
The state ceremony at Givat Ha’Tachmoshet, Thursday, May 18
Between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. – Shragai St. will be closed to vehicular traffic.
A state memorial ceremony in remembrance of the Ethiopian Jews, Thursday, May 18,
The ceremony will be held at Mount Herzl starting at 11:00. The police will work to direct vehicle traffic as needed.
Boenish Race, Friday, May 19th
From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Hebron Street will be closed to traffic gradually from the Rosemary intersection to the Kennel Junction, Maale Ha’Shalom. The police will work to direct vehicle traffic as needed.
Moovit is updated with the latest changes that are being published by the bus operators and the Ministry of Transportation.
The Moovit team