2017

Skills development programme to benefit Blikkiesdorp residents

The City of Cape Town has partnered with Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) and the False Bay Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College to implement a multi-million rand skills development programme for 91 residents from Blikkiesdorp who will receive construction industry training at False Bay TVET College. This ACSA-initiated project will train residents from Blikkiesdorp who have been enrolled for various courses, including a National Certificate in Community House Building and Modular Training in Bricklaying. The duration of the courses ranges between 3 and 12 months.

City scoops top awards for housing projects in Belhar and Ocean View

The City of Cape Town’s Belhar Gardens housing project has been recognised as the Best Social Housing Programme in the Western Cape, while the Ocean View Mountain View People’s Housing Process project walked away with the joint first prize in the category for the Best Enhanced People’s Housing Process.

2016

CITY SCOOPS TRANSPORT AWARD IN MONTREAL, CANADA

The City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA) received the International Public Transport Strategy Award at the UITP World Summit in Montreal, Canada.

UITP is the international organisation for public transport authorities and operators, with more than 1400 members from 96 countries. Its summit draws mobility professionals from all over the world. The UITP awards recognise successful projects that are implemented around the world which place public transport at the heart of the urban and local mobility system.

Most Innovative Women Training Programme

TDA's all-female road repair team programme, Women at Work, received the Most Innovative Women Training Programme Award at the annual Women in Construction Awards in May 2016. The award was a recognition of TDA's efforts to empower women in the workplace by providing them with skills for manual work that is generally associated with men and equipping them with the skills and entrepreneurial abilities to assist in finding permanent employment.

2016 C40 CITIES AWARDS’ FINALIST

Transport for Cape Town's Transit-Orientated Development Strategic Framework has been shortlisted as a finalist in the global C40 Awards under the Sustainable Community category. The Transit-Orientated Development Strategic Framework was launched in March 2016 and is now the primary informant of all the City’s spatial development plans.

CITY SCOOPS TRANSPORT AWARD IN MILAN, ITALY

Transport for Cape Town (TCT) – the City of Cape Town’s transport authority – received special recognition at the 61st UITP World Congress and Exhibition in Milan, Italy.

UITP is the international organisation for public transport authorities and operators, with more than 1400 members from 96 countries. Its biennial congress draws mobility professionals from all over the world. Last night the President of UITP and Commissioner of Transport for London in the United Kingdom, Sir Peter Hendy, presented Melissa Whitehead, Commissioner of Transport for Cape Town, with a recognition award for achievements in public transport and for establishing a transport authority to address the transport needs of residents and visitors to Cape Town.

80th IMESA/CESA Excellence Awards

The City’s public transport interchange in Nomzamo won the community upliftment category at the 80th IMESA/CESA Excellence Awards in East London on 25 October 2016.

2015

NDoT Service of Excellence Award

Chantal Greenwood, Manager: Automated Fare Collection, received the NDoT Service of Excellence Award for the Category Best Female Employee in Transport, 2015

2014

International Mastercard Award

International Mastercard Award for the Category Best Bank Card Ticketing Scheme, 2014

Zero Project Accessibility for Innovative Policies and Practices 2014

Zero Project Accessibility for Innovative Policies and Practices 2014 – MyCiTi’s Universal Accessibility Policy

SAICE Regional Award for Technical Excellence in Civil Engineering

South African Institute of Civil Engineers Regional Award for Technical Excellence in Civil Engineering (Western Cape Branch) – Blaauwberg and Potsdam Roads Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) Project, 2014

SAICE Lidwala Transportation Division Award

South African Institute of Civil Engineers Lidwala Transportation Division Award – Blaauwberg and Potsdam Roads Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) Project, 2014

NDoT Service of Excellence Award

Dave Buerger, Manager: Capital Programme, received NDoT Service of Excellence Award for the Category Best Project Manager in Transport in 2014.

2013

SAICE Technical Excellence Commendation

South African Institute of Civil Engineers Technical Excellence Commendation – Atlantis Corridor “MyCITI” Infrastructure Phase 1A, 2013

CESA Aon Award Commendation

CESA Aon Award Commendation for a project with a value in excess of R250 million – Atlantis Corridor “MyCITI” Infrastructure Phase 1A, 2013

2012

Sustainable Transport Award Honorable Mention

Cape Town received the Sustainable Transport Award Honorable Mention in 2012 in recognition of it’s visionary achievements in sustainable transport and urban livability from the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.

Wallacedene Taxi Rank

Wallacedene Taxi Rank for the Western Cape Premier's 110% Green initiative.

Bigen Africa Captains of Industry Design Challenge Award

Bigen Africa Captains of Industry Design Challenge Award for the Wallacedene Public Transport Facility being the first green public facility of its kind.

Siemens African Green City Index

The Siemens African Green City Index has recognised the City’s MyCITI network as a leader in the field of African public transport systems.