E-toll kiosk closures 'sign of the end'

2014-12-22 22:36

The closure of certain e-toll kiosks is a sign of the system's demise, Outa chair Wayne Duvenage tells Fin24.

Outa: E-toll economics make no sense

2014-09-09 09:31

If the economics of e-tolling are not right, mustering all the executive powers available to government will be a futile exercise, says Outa.

E-tolls panel: Sanral to skip presentation

2014-09-02 20:37

The SA National Roads Agency Limited says it will not make representations to the advisory panel on e-tolls and their socio-economic impact.

E-tolls failed, Outa tells public hearings

2014-09-02 10:50

E-tolling Gauteng's highways has already failed and the system falls short of its intentions, says the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance.

Makhura must address real e-toll issues - Outa

2014-06-27 19:04

Outa has welcomed the announcement by Gauteng Premier David Makhura to commission a panel to assess the impact of e-tolling in Gauteng.

Taxi body slams e-tolls boycott reports

2014-04-14 16:56

Taxis have no reason to boycott e-tolls because public transport vehicles were exempt from these fees, says the SA National Taxi Council.

Peters must suspend e-tolls - Outa

2014-01-19 17:54

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance has urged Transport Minister Dipuo Peters to suspend e-tolls as the system appears to crumble amid public rejection.

What irks motorists about e-tolls

2013-12-30 11:38

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance has highlighted five points of concern and irritation for motorists as a result of the electronic tolling system.

JMPD: Joburg traffic heavy as usual

2013-12-03 08:06

The traffic on Johannesburg’s main roads was heavy, just like any other day, say the city’s metro police.

Outa: E-tag doesn't mean law abiding

2013-12-02 14:13

There is no law that requires road users to buy an e-tag or register with Sanral to use Gauteng’s freeways, says Outa chairperson Wayne Duvenage.

Sanral: Register to get e-tolls discounts

2013-10-18 20:07

Sanral has welcomed Outa's decision to abandon its legal battle against e-tolling, saying sanity has prevailed, while urging motorists to obtain their e-tags.

Outa calls for civil courage, not disobedience

2013-10-16 14:51

Outa has rejected claims that it is encouraging Gauteng motorists to break the law by not paying their e-toll bills.

Outa seeks R1.5m to continue e-tolls fight

2013-10-10 12:44

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance says that it is short of R1.5m for it to take the e-tolls fight to the Constitutional Court.

Who's really behind e-tolls billboard?

2013-10-04 19:32

The Democratic Alliance says the e-toll campaign mocking the ANC is spot on, but the ruling party says the act is cowardly.

Survivors: Politicians hijacked Marikana march

2013-09-12 15:49

The survivors of last year's strike-related violence at Marikana have accused politicians of hijacking their march to the Union Buildings, in Pretoria, to try and get state funding for their legal counsel.

E-tolls delay chokes Sanral's ratings

2013-09-06 19:10

Moody's has cut Sanral's credit rating and placed it on review for further downgrade, citing cash-flow strain from the delay in the realisation of e-toll revenue.

200% hike in Sanral ads a waste - Outa

2013-07-08 21:07

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance says several millions of rands in taxpayers’ money have been wasted on Sanral's advertising campaign.

Firm to make R664m from e-tolls - report

2013-06-13 12:50

Cosatu says it is appalled about news that an Austrian e-tolling firm expects to make R664m a year from Gauteng's e-tolling system.

Suspend e-tolls or waste billions - Outa

2013-05-31 10:50

If President Jacob Zuma is serious about promoting growth the government must stop e-tolling, says the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance.

Outa speaks through Wheels24

2013-05-23 12:32

Outa chairperson WAYNE DUVENAGE says the ANC “doesn't always get things right” and agrees with the Catholic Church voicing its opinion on e-tolling.

Outa: Govt arrogance on e-tolls astounding

2012-10-26 22:24

The government's announcement of e-tolling rates is arrogant, with consultations amounting to rubber-stamping, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance says.

Wayne Duvenage resigns from Avis

2012-06-18 14:01

Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance chairperson Wayne Duvenage has resigned as Avis rent-a-car chief executive.

E-tolls: 'Govt has options'

2012-04-30 11:37

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance says there are four other ways the government could settle the R20bn debt incurred by improving Gauteng's highways, Beeld newspaper reports.


Outa welcomes Sanral U-turn on e-tolls

2014-10-20 17:42

The decision by Sanral and the department of transport to make representations to the Gauteng provincial government on e-tolls after all, is welcomed by Outa.

Outa: No user say, user pay in e-tolls

2014-09-03 08:38

Without ‘user say’, the ‘user pay' principle is flawed and gives strong grounds for defiance as can be seen in the e-toll 'debacle', says Outa.

Suspend e-tolls now, urges Outa

2014-09-02 13:35

E-tolls have galvanised a defiant citizens' tax revolt and should be suspended as soon as possible, says the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance.

E-tolls relief a trick, warns Outa

2014-07-16 11:53

Relaxed conditions relating to the payment of e-tolls are another attempt to entice the public to adopt the system, claims the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance.

Outa warns of 'half-pregnant' e-tolls approach

2014-06-17 11:02

Outa wants clarity on a statement by Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi on e-tolls and also suspects that Sanral might start issuing summonses soon.

Sanral's revenue argument doesn't add up - Outa

2014-03-13 14:36

Sanral is contradicting itself about issues like e-tolls versus a fuel levy and its ultimate national plans for toll roads, claims Outa.

Fleet firms boycott e-tag contracts

2013-12-30 14:52

Business operators with vehicle fleets have opted not to contract e-tags with the Electronic Tolling Company, says the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance.

Sanral sticks to its guns on e-tag sales

2013-12-12 13:30

Sanral says it has no reason to fabricate e-tag sales figures, but Outa is challenging the agency to make its data available to the public.

Gauteng freeways no longer free

2013-12-02 19:32

Despite numerous court cases, protests and extensive media coverage, the e-tolls system is set to kick in within just a few hours.

DA, Outa continue fight against e-tolls

2013-11-06 22:11

The DA is set to take legal action against the e-tolls legislation, while Outa has taken issue with the government's silence about the public commenting process.

No need for e-tolls, says BMF

2013-10-18 18:12

There would be no need for e-tolls if Gauteng's financial resources to upgrade and maintain roads were properly managed, says the Black Management Forum.

Outa, Sanral face-off in e-toll debate

2013-10-11 22:34

Outa and Sanral have exchanged insults, sparked by a comment that Gauteng e-tolling would turn roads into death traps.

Sanral welcomes e-toll ruling

2013-10-09 16:57

The dismissal of Outa's challenge against e-tolls has added certainty to tolling, says the SA National Roads Agency Limited.

E-tolls hype grips SA

2013-09-26 23:13

The signing of the e-tolls bill by President Jacob Zuma has sparked a public outcry, with some gearing up to strike, while others say it is simply about elections.

Marikana marchers hope to make a 'statement'

2013-09-12 14:40

People marching to the Union Buildings to push for state funding for the counsel of miners wounded and arrested at Marikana, hoped to make a "statement" through their protest.

Sanral not ready for e-tolls - Outa

2013-08-01 14:45

Claims that Sanral has been ready to implement e-tolls for the past two years are false, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance says.

South Africans not e-toll fools - Outa

2013-07-02 21:59

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance says the public is not fooled by lower e-toll tariffs and warned the government to heed the concerns of South Africans.

300 cars in Jozi e-toll protest

2013-05-31 13:04

Cosatu reports that 300 cars took part in its "drive slow" e-tolling protest on Johannesburg freeways.

Outa: 'Suspend e-tolling'

2013-05-31 10:33

Government must suspend e-tolling if it wants to support economic growth, said the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance.

Make e-tolls unworkable, motorists told

2013-04-11 22:18

Public resistance is mounting against plans to start charging motorists using Gauteng highways, with calls being made to protest and boycott e-tags.

Public must know toll details - Outa

2012-10-15 21:23

The details of the electronic toll collection contract should not be kept confidential, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance says.

ConCourt to hear e-toll case in August

2012-06-06 13:49

The Constitutional Court will hear arguments in the e-toll case on August 15, chairperson of the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance Wayne Duvenage says.

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