City pursues new spatial form through growth and investment in urban core

City pursues new spatial form through growth and investment in urban core

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On 25 April 2018, Council approved the City’s revised Municipal Spatial Development Framework (MSDF) which pursues a new spatial form for Cape Town. The MSDF provides policy certainty to private and public developers, and prioritises public expenditure on an Urban Inner Core. It further seeks to curb urban sprawl by focusing on inward growth and transit-oriented development accompanied by higher densities and land-use diversification.

MyCiTi buses still grounded

MyCiTi buses still grounded

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The City of Cape Town wants to inform commuters that the MyCiTi service remains suspended until further notice. It is still unclear when the nationwide strike action will come to an end, and as such the MyCiTi buses are not operating. 

Manenberg and Gugulethu youth adorn new housing units with mosaics

Manenberg and Gugulethu youth adorn new housing units with mosaics

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The City of Cape Town, in partnership with Mosaic Work, is giving youths from Manenberg and Gugulethu an opportunity to showcase their mosaic artwork on the facades of the new housing units. The inspiring artworks, next to the Housing Estate office in Manenberg, face Govan Mbeki Drive and will be visible to the wider community. The artists, aged between 18 and 30 years, were selected from the Expanded Public Works Programme database and include two community members with hearing impairments.