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Since 2000, The Number of Vehicles on Israeli Roads Nearly Doubled

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Since 2000, The Number of Vehicles on Israeli Roads Nearly Doubled

According to a new report by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics, the total length of roads in the country increased by just 19% over the same period

Lior Gutman  :  2018-09-16T16:53:12..

Israel has seen an 84% rise in the number of vehicles on its roads between 2000 and 2017, according to a new report by the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics, released Sunday. During the same period, the total length of roads in Israel increased by just 19%, and in terms of square meters, construction added just 45% to the area taken by roads in the country. According to the report, the total number of kilometers driven by motor vehicles in Israel in 2017 amounted to 59.6 billion, a 4.2% rise in comparison to the previous year.

A traffic jam in Israel. Photo: Orel Cohen A traffic jam in Israel. Photo: Orel Cohen A traffic jam in Israel. Photo: Orel Cohen

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