As the dispute between Israel Railways and the Railway Workers Union continued in Israel in the lead-up to Rosh Hashana, the Labour Court again ordered workers to return to work and to continue negotiations during October.
Jerusalem Central Bus Station Needs to Cut Pollution
The Environmental Ministry has ordered the Jerusalem Central Bus Station to install a barrier between the bus platform and the building's interior, after finding the air in the bus station is extremely polluted, according to the Jerusalem Post. This follows tests which have shown the air in the station to be four or five times more polluted than the acceptable level.
The high level of pollution results from the lack of ventilation around the bus platforms in Jerusalem's Central Bus Station.
Most Israeli's want public transport to work on Shabbat
According to a new "religion and State index" poll, ahead of the Jewish New Year, carried out by the Smith Institute 63% of the Jewish population in Israel supports the operation of public transportation on Shabbat.