ARTICLES RELATING TO ROADS

No to fuel levy replacing Gauteng e-tolls

2014-09-21 15:13

Gauteng's e-tolls will not be replaced with a fuel levy after the country's other eight provinces overwhelmingly rejected this idea.

Contractor crisis delays Cape road projects

2014-05-30 12:57

Major road projects around Cape Town have been delayed, because the contractors have either gone bankrupt or have severe cash-flow problems, says the city.

Jhb sets R60m aside for road repairs

2014-03-19 15:56

The City of Johannesburg says it has set aside a R60m fund to repair damaged roads after floods pushed forward its agendas.

New coal railway line to ease road damage

2013-09-29 12:04

The scourge of coal trucks tearing up Mpumalanga's roads will come to an end following the announcement that the R5.2bn Majuba railway line will start in the next two years.

Sanral: We wanted to warn motorists

2013-04-12 08:01

The SA National Roads Agency says it wanted to give Gauteng motorists a timely warning that e-tolls would kick in soon when it made the widely criticised announcement.

Govt welcomes e-tolls judgment

2012-12-13 14:15

The government has welcomed the court's ruling to dismiss an application to scrap Gauteng e-tolls, and urges motorists to respect the verdict.

Court rules in favour of e-tolls

2012-12-13 10:35

The Gauteng e-tolling project will go ahead, Judge Louis Vorster ruled in the North Gauteng High Court.

Cosatu: Govt jumping gun on e-tolls

2012-10-04 12:29

Government would be "jumping the gun" if it announced e-tolling was to go ahead in Gauteng, Cosatu says.

E-tolls decision due on Friday

2012-10-03 14:13

Gauteng motorists will know on Friday how e-tolling will be implemented, the inter-ministerial committee on the Gauteng freeway improvement project says.

Provincial roads in a poor state

2012-10-01 14:35

Close to a third of all provincial roads in South Africa are in a "poor to very poor" condition, says Transport Minister Ben Martins.

 

Second thoughts on e-tolls?

2014-06-15 11:19

The Gauteng government is reportedly taking a second look at e-tolls as a funding source for building highways in the province.

Peters: Provinces seek Sanral's help

2014-04-23 19:08

Provinces have asked Sanral to take over certain roads as they recognise their own limitations and challenges, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Fixing potholes a priority - minister

2013-10-07 09:22

Most of SA's roads network has exceeded its design life and upgrading roads and funding pothole rehabilitation is a priority, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

W Cape tolls 'will create 5 000 jobs'

2013-04-17 08:48

The SA National Roads Agency says the planned toll roads on the N1 and N2 in the Western Cape will create almost 5 000 jobs, a report says.

DA to challenge Cape e-toll project

2013-03-26 12:44

The Democratic Alliance has vowed to fight the introduction of toll roads in the Western Cape.

Buy e-tags, urges Sanral

2012-12-13 12:13

Sanral has appealed to motorists to register for e-tags after the high court ruled the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project was lawfully implemented.

E-toll details must be made public - Outa

2012-10-15 08:32

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

BRT in the spotlight

2012-10-04 07:32

Do bus rapid transit systems really aid poor commuters?

E-toll saga nearing completion

2012-10-02 08:46

Consumers could go and buy their e-toll discs, as the transport department was busy concluding talks on the matter, Transport Minister Ben Martins says.

Govt seeks 'win-win' e-toll solution

2012-09-21 08:29

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has called for cool heads to prevail in the Gauteng e-tolling saga, saying the government wants a win-win approach for all involved.

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