New transport plan for CT CBD

2010-07-16 18:01
Johannesburg - An improved inner-city public transport route will be launched in Cape Town later this year, the City said on Friday.

The announcement comes after the city successfully operated the MyCiti inner-city loop service in the City Bowl during the World Cup.

"Operating an event-based bus service has been a good learning experience for the city," councillor Elizabeth Thompson, the city's mayoral committee member for transport, roads and major projects, said in a statement.

She said the lesson learned would be implemented in the new route, which would be launched in the last quarter of this year.

"Our focus must shift now from organising an event transport service, to launching the first steps of our public transport service."

The World Cup loop service - which ends at the weekend - was designed as a service around the Fan Fest, fan walk and tourist destinations, to augment existing services and support the event.

"This service was not designed for and does not adequately meet normal, post-World Cup period commuter or other trip purposes."

Thompson said the city was planning a more suitable inner-city service.

It would be aligned with the future Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) system, would impact little on existing services and would be more affordable.

Thompson said the loop service buses had given the people of Cape Town and its visitors a taste of things to come.
 

- SAPA
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