City’s Efforts To Cultivate A Cycling Culture In Cape Town Under Discussion At Mobility Indaba

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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.

Jack-Hammer Women Find Permanent Employment At The City

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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.

City Partners With #Cocreatesa To Rethink Mobility In Cape Town

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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.

City Proposes Flexi-Time And Carpooling To Alleviate Traffic Congestion

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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.

City And Western Cape Government Condemn Violent Protests That Resulted In Metrorail Trains Being Set Alight

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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.