Officers deployed to patrol cycle lane between CBD and Table View

Officers deployed to patrol cycle lane between CBD and Table View

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The City of Cape Town has embarked on an initiative – the first of its kind – to help safeguard the cycle lane that runs along the red MyCiTi bus lane between the Cape Town central business district and the MyCiTi station in Table View. This cycle lane is very popular among cyclists, and the officers have been deployed to improve the general safety of cyclists – in particular those who prefer to cycle alone or have to use the lane after hours.

City declares its intention to take over management of commuter rail in Cape Town

City declares its intention to take over management of commuter rail in Cape Town

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Commuter rail – the backbone of public transport in Cape Town – is on the brink of total collapse. Given the severity of the situation and the fact that 54% of commuter journeys are made by passenger rail, the City of Cape Town intends to request that the National Department of Transport (DoT) expedite the assignment of the urban rail function to the City, pending Council’s approval by the end of this month. 

MyCiTi bus stops in Khayelitsha see the light

MyCiTi bus stops in Khayelitsha see the light

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 The MyCiTi N2 Express routes between Khayelitsha and the Civic Centre in the Cape Town central business district have become increasingly popular since the introduction of the first route in Khayelitsha East in July 2014 and the launch of the Khayelitsha West route in September 2015.  

Skills development programme to benefit Blikkiesdorp residents

Skills development programme to benefit Blikkiesdorp residents

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Today the City of Cape Town, the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA), and the False Bay Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College were delighted to launch a multi-million rand skills development programme for 91 residents from Blikkiesdorp who will receive construction industry training at False Bay TVET College in Westlake.