The Western Cape High Court, on Wednesday 25 May 2016, granted the City of Cape Town a final and permanent interdict against violent protesters, among them the Govan Mbeki branch of the South African National Civic Organisation and members of their executive, preventing them from disrupting the MyCiTi service or conducting any protest action at the MyCiTi stations along the T04 trunk route.
Each year Transport for Cape Town, the City’s transport authority, undertakes major maintenance projects to mitigate and limit potential flooding associated with the winter rainfall season.
Apart from SnapScan, motorists can now also use their MasterCard, VISA or American Express cards to pay for kerbside parking in the Cape Town central business district (CBD).
The City of Cape Town’s 220 councillors will, over the next three months, engage with schools and crèches in their wards about the regulations for those who are paid to transport children. The purpose of the regulations set out in the National Land Transport Act is to ensure that children are safely transported to school and back.
If all goes according to plan, residents and visitors to Cape Town will soon be able to make use of tuk-tuk vehicles to travel short distances within the city and surrounding suburbs.
Residents in Heideveld may be surprised to see a team of women fixing potholes and doing maintenance work on footways and stormwater pipes in their suburb. This all-female roads repair team is the fourth to be appointed by the City of Cape Town and is part of the Women at Work Programme that has been nominated for the fourth annual Women in Construction Awards in the category for the most innovative women’s programme.
The first-ever Open Streets in Mitchells Plain took place on 3 April 2016 in the area between Wespoort Drive and Merrydale Avenue.
The City of Cape Town’s Council this afternoon, 31 March 2016, approved the conceptual design of the MyCiTi route T12 between Mitchells Plain and Claremont and a portion of route T11 from Khayelitsha to the intersection of Strandfontein Road and New Ottery Road in Ottery.
A portion of Merrydale Avenue will become car-free on Sunday 3 April 2016, from 12:00 to 17:00. This is a rare opportunity for both residents and visitors to connect by freely and safely enjoying one of Mitchells Plain’s most iconic streets.
Transport for Cape Town, the City of Cape Town's transport authority, is creating a blind-friendly park in Bellville within walking distance of the Athlone School for the Blind. The design and special features, including a scented garden and acoustic way-finding, will assist children with limited vision or no sight at all to orientate themselves in this outdoor space.