Monday, July 3, the Ministry of transport announced the winner of the tender to replace a bus operator in the area of HaSharon and Holon. They became company «Metropolis».
As reported by Minister of transport Yisrael Katz, it is about the largest competition in the framework of the reform of transport aimed at improving the level of passenger service throughout the country.
«Metropolis» will carry out urban and long-distance flights and will replace the company «egged» and «Nativ Express» on many routes connecting the settlements and Sharon, tel Aviv and gush Dan. The new operator will also work on some urban bus lines in Holon on routes Holon-tel Aviv and on routes within tel Aviv, mainly in the area of Hayarkon street.
Will run about 450 modern buses with the lowest level of air pollution – «Euro 6», about 20% of them will run on alternative fuels.