PICS: EcoMobility block party in Sandton

2015-10-31 15:41
Video

EcoMobility: What's the fastest way to get to Sandton?

2015-10-11 14:38

City Press reporters took on the challenge to find out which mode of transport would get them to Sandton the quickest as the city takes part in the EcoMobility Festival.WATCH

Johannesburg - The month-long EcoMobility World Festival in Sandton has come to an end, with an Eco-Block party taking place in West Street.

- Are you there? Send us your photos.

The festival saw parts of the Sandton Central Business District (CBD) closed off to private vehicles in favour of public transport use, cycling and walking.

The City of Johannesburg is considering developing an integrated public transport system by linking Gautrain and its buses with minibus taxi services, Mayor Parks Tau said on Friday.

He added that hosting the festival provided many lessons.

"It proved to us that there is a clear need for safe, affordable and integrated public transport network. The city is progressively working towards this through the extension of Rea Vaya and the Metrobus service."

Read more on:    johannesburg  |  transport

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.