Main public transit-updates December 3

December 2, 2020

Dear passengers,

This is the second consecutive week in which the bus capacity stands at 75%. Here are some key updates worth knowing 👇

🚧 Main traffic updates 

Tel Aviv: Maintenance work in Bograshov street heading east. Buses heading east will change their routes accordingly.

Bat-Yam: Herzl/Rothschild junction will be closed on Thursday night starting 22:00 to 05:00. Buses will change their routes accordingly.

Petah Tikva: Maintenance work in Orlov street on Thursday and Saturday between 22:00-05:00. Traffic heading east will be blocked.

Red cities: Buses are not allowed to enter cities that are under lockdown. Bus lines that are normally crossing those cities will bypass them. Find out more details in the Service Alerts of those lines.

🚆 Israel Railways

Stations that remain closed: Ben Gurion Airport, Kfar Saba – Nordau, Hod Hasharon, Ra’anana South, Ra’anana West, Jerusalem Malha and Jerusalem Biblical Zoo.

Dimona train station will return to service on Sunday, December 6.

 📋 General public transportation guidelines

  • Service Hours – On weekdays and Saturdays, service is running until the end of service (excluding Israel Railways). Israel Railways continues to operate between Sunday-Thursday.
  • 75% capacity – the number of passengers on each bus is limited to 75% as follows: on intracity buses – 49 passengers, on intercity buses – 45 passengers, and on articulated buses – 75 passengers.
  • Ride payments on public transportation – payment is allowed only with a Rav Kav card that has been charged in advance, with the exception of Judea and Samaria residents, visually impaired assistants, and senior citizens. In Israel Railways payment is available with a Rav Kav card that has been charged in advance, on the Israel Railways website, or at the station.


We remind you that in accordance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Transport, passengers should wear a face mask on every public-transit ride and avoid traveling on public transportation in cases of illness symptoms. 

For your convenience, Moovit is updated with all the latest changes announced by the Department of Transportation and operating companies.


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Safe Travels 🙂

The Moovit team