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.
The City of Cape Town unveiled its first blind-friendly park in Bellville this morning, 23 August 2016. The park has a unique design and special features, such as a scented garden and acoustic way-finding to assist children with limited or no vision to orientate themselves in this outdoor space.
Transport for Cape Town, the City of Cape Town’s transport authority, is spending approximately R7,3 million on the refurbishment of the Victoria Road bridge over the southern suburbs railway line in Plumstead.
In March 2016 Council adopted its Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Strategic Framework which prescribes how new developments across Cape Town should address apartheid spatial inequality, urbanisation and the high cost of public transport, while also stimulating economic growth.