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.

City To Focus On Access And Cost Of Transport In Conjunction With The Need For Jobs And Houses

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SPEECH BY THE CITY’S MAYORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER: TRANSPORT FOR CAPE TOWN, COUNCILLOR BRETT HERRON
 

On behalf of Transport for Cape Town and the City of Cape Town I would like to thank all of you for participating in the Mobility Indaba. A special thanks to the Dutch Consul-General and her team for spearheading this initiative and to Wesgro and Accelerate Cape Town for your support

Constitution Of Transport For Cape Town By-Law To Be Amended

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The City of Cape Town is in the process of amending the Constitution of Transport for Cape Town By-law No 7208, 2013. In terms of Section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, the public and interested parties or groups are given the opportunity to submit comments, recommendations or input on this amended by-law to the municipality from 8 October 2016 to 7 November 2016.

Myciti Service To Go Green With Electric-Powered Buses And New Job Opportunities

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The City of Cape Town has awarded the tender for the procurement of battery-powered electric buses and ancillary equipment for the MyCiTi service to BYD SA Company. Apart from lowering our carbon emissions, local residents will also benefit from this contract through job opportunities as the buses will be assembled locally and the bus bodies will in part be manufactured locally.

Invade Langa With Bicycles And Sneakers On Car-Free Sunday

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King Langalibalele Drive in Langa will be transformed once again on Sunday 30 October 2016, with the celebration of the first Open Streets Day for the summer season. The street will be car-free for the day, meaning residents and visitors can either walk around or invade the space with their bicycles, rollerblades and skateboards for fun.

Walking And Cycling Back In Fashion On Car-Free Sunday In Langa

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During Transport Month we invite Capetonians to experience a different way of getting around. Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT) is returning to Langa on Sunday 30 October 2016. King Langalibalele Drive will become a car-free playground for children and adults to walk, cycle, skate, explore, connect, and even dance.

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.