City launches inner-city social housing initiative

City launches inner-city social housing initiative

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The City has turned a corner in its approach to affordable housing and to reversing the legacy of apartheid spatial planning and forced removals which saw the majority of the Capetonians of colour moved to settlements away from the inner-city, excluding them from economic opportunities. Apartheid also created a fragmented and unsustainable city, especially for the poor.

TRANSPORT IN CAPE TOWN

TRANSPORT IN CAPE TOWN

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Cape Town is one of the easiest cities in South Africa to navigate, whether by car, bus, taxi, rail, bicycle or on foot. The city is bicycle and pedestrian friendly, with a network of clearly marked bicycle lanes and walkways across Cape Town.

 

CITY TO IMPROVE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY AT RAILWAY CROSSINGS

CITY TO IMPROVE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY AT RAILWAY CROSSINGS

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In addition to interventions at 16 hotspot locations and at railway crossings across the city, on 9 October 2014 the Transport for Cape Town Portfolio Committee recommended that the City undertake a public participation process for the construction of a pedestrian bridge south of the Nyanga station.

 

BUSINESS EXPERTS EVALUATE TCT

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A group of top international corporate executives visited TCT as part of a London Business School delegation. Their aim was to study the organisational culture of TCT, as part of the MBA programme.

MYCITI LANSDOWNE/WETTON CORRIDOR TO UNLOCK OPPORTUNITIES IN THE METRO SOUTH-EAST AND BEYOND

MYCITI LANSDOWNE/WETTON CORRIDOR TO UNLOCK OPPORTUNITIES IN THE METRO SOUTH-EAST AND BEYOND

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The Lansdowne/Wetton Corridor will provide residents from Khayelitsha to Philippi, Nyanga to Gugulethu, Mitchells Plain to Hanover Park, Wynberg and Claremont with a direct, efficient and scheduled public transport service. Of equal significance are the opportunities that this corridor will unlock within the 35 communities along its way in terms of improved accessibility to these areas, the increased mobility of the local residents, reduced congestion, new developments, private investment and the subsequent urban regeneration to flow from this.