'We understand that the solution goes further than public transport… walking and cycling'

Israel’s government on Sunday approved the “One Million” plan, aimed at reducing private car travel in the country by five percent – one million trips per day – by the end of the year to "alleviate traffic congestion."

It includes dozens of measures to improve the public transport system, eliminate incentives for owning a private vehicle, accelerate road work processes to reduce journey times, and changes in the world of work.

“The goal of the program is to… encourage the use of public transportation to alleviate traffic congestion,” said Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, calling it a “significant message to the Israeli public.”... Read More: i24