Transport for Cape Town (TCT), the City’s transport authority, will soon publish a draft Cycling Strategy which aims to increase the percentage of commuter trips made by bicycle from the current 1% to 8% by 2032. Cycling as a viable and safe means of transport in Cape Town is thus one of the key discussion points at the five-day Mobility Indaba which commences at the Kenilworth Racecourse tomorrow, 6 October 2016.
The 24 women who participated in the City of Cape Town’s award-winning Women at Work Programme, where they received training in fixing potholes and doing maintenance work on footways and stormwater pipes, have been appointed in permanent positions at road depots across Cape Town.
Transport Month October 2016 will kick off with the Mobility Indaba #cocreate2MOVE. This five day indaba is happening at Kenilworth Racecourse and is a Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Cape Town event in partnership with the City of Cape Town, Transport for Cape Town, WESGRO and Accelerate Cape Town.
Transport for Cape Town (TCT), the City of Cape Town’s transport authority, is spending R300 million on the refurbishment of Strandfontein Road in preparation for the roll-out of Phase 2A of the MyCiTi service to the metro-south east.
The construction of new road infrastructure alone will not solve Cape Town’s traffic congestion, neither will it improve the long-term sustainability of our city in the midst of rapid population growth. As such, the City of Cape Town has published a draft Travel Demand Management Strategy which proposes interventions to change motorists’ travel patterns and over-reliance on private vehicles. Residents and interested parties, in particular businesses who employ a large number of employees, are requested to please comment on this draft strategy.
Commuters travelling on the N2 Express service between Mitchells Plain, Khayelitsha and Cape Town now have access to real-time updates about the MyCiTi bus departures at the Civic Centre and Town Centre stations.
We are very excited to announce that the City of Cape Town has once again been shortlisted as a finalist for the C40 Awards.
City and Western Cape Government condemn violent protests that resulted in Metrorail trains being set alight. Approximately 150 000 commuters have been affected by the temporary suspension of Metrorail’s central line service on 21 September 2016 due to the violent destruction and sabotage of vital public transport infrastructure, stemming from unrelated protests that have spilled over into the rail network.
Transport for Cape Town, the City of Cape Town’s transport authority, will host a public information session about the Kommetjie Road project which is to commence by the end of October 2016, if all goes as planned. Residents from Kommetjie in the far south and interested and affected parties are requested to please attend this important meeting.
Transport for Cape Town, the City of Cape Town’s transport authority, will suspend the stop/go system on Main Road in Kalk Bay by close of business on Friday 16 September 2016, if all goes as planned.