Public Urged To Comment On City’s Draft Cycling Strategy

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The City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority has published a draft Cycling Strategy which aims to increase the percentage of commuter trips made by bicycle from the current 1% to 8% by 2030. Inclusive of the draft strategy is a proposal for a bicycle manufacturing plant in Cape Town.

City Urges Residents And Visitors To Use Public Transport During Festive Season

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The City of Cape Town urges residents and visitors to please use public transport as far as possible during the festive season. Road users should note that we will intervene to alleviate traffic congestion along the Atlantic Seaboard as from mid-December 2016 until the first week in January 2017, and that these interventions may affect those travelling in private vehicles in particular

New Bus Manufacturing Plant To Boost Cape Town Economy

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It is my pleasure to share the wonderful news of a major investment coming to Cape Town following an announcement at the C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico last week by the world renowned and leading electric bus manufacturer, BYD, that they will be opening an electric bus manufacturing plant in Cape Town in 2018.

User Survey At Station Deck To Inform Major Upgrade Of This Public Transport Facility

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Transport for Cape Town (TCT), the City’s transport authority, will undertake a survey at the Station Deck public transport facility in the Cape Town central business district to determine the needs and expectations of those currently making use of the facility. The outcome of this survey will inform TCT’s short-term interventions and the major upgrade intended for this facility in addressing the current shortcomings and needs, as well as the future demand.

Transit-Oriented Development Key To Transforming Cape Town

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Cape Town’s built environment is characterised by low densities, long distances between residential areas and workplaces, and historical disparities with the majority of low-income residents living far from work opportunities and spending a significant percentage of their income on transport. The City of Cape Town’s Transit Orientated Development Strategic Framework – adopted by Council earlier this year – is a bold commitment to correcting the city’s spatial form over the next few decades.