City redirects funding for new housing around Dunoon

City redirects funding for new housing around Dunoon

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The City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA) is planning two major infrastructure projects that will transform Dunoon into a well-developed neighbourhood where residents will have access to a first-class public transport facility and formal housing opportunities.

MyCiTi service back on track

MyCiTi service back on track

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The MyCiTi service resumed operations this morning after buses were grounded for nearly a month due to the nationwide strike action affecting the South African bus industry. The City expects that the buses on most of the routes will soon operate on schedule as the service settles in.

First-time property owners settle in their new homes in Fisantekraal

First-time property owners settle in their new homes in Fisantekraal

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The City of Cape Town’s joint housing initiative, the Greenville Garden City development, is delivering housing opportunities to beneficiaries in the Fisantekraal area near Durbanville. More than 80% of the beneficiaries of the first phase of the government-subsided development have already moved into their new homes. Councillor Brett Herron, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development, visited some of the beneficiaries in their new homes.

City spends R22 million on new roads in Gugulethu

City spends R22 million on new roads in Gugulethu

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A roads project to the value of nearly R22 million will commence in Gugulethu by mid-May. The purpose of the project is the upgrade and rehabilitation of eight concrete roads, dating from the 1960s when the apartheid government used rigid concrete for the construction of roads in the Cape Flats. 

City pursues new spatial form through growth and investment in urban core

City pursues new spatial form through growth and investment in urban core

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On 25 April 2018, Council approved the City’s revised Municipal Spatial Development Framework (MSDF) which pursues a new spatial form for Cape Town. The MSDF provides policy certainty to private and public developers, and prioritises public expenditure on an Urban Inner Core. It further seeks to curb urban sprawl by focusing on inward growth and transit-oriented development accompanied by higher densities and land-use diversification.