ARTICLES RELATING TO TRANSPORT

Train service in Cape Town restored

2017-03-26 19:01

The train services to and from Khayelitsha in Cape Town have been restored, Metrorail has confirmed.

City of Cape Town to try flexi-time, work from home, to reduce gridlock

2017-03-22 14:29

The City of Cape Town will introduce flexi-hours and an option for working from home for some employees, in an attempt to reduce the city's infamous rush-hour gridlock.

Inside labour: Deadlocked bus strike a danger to all

2017-03-12 06:05

The deadlocked bus transport pay and conditions negotiations went into mediation this past week. And at stake is much more than money and working conditions, especially of drivers. At stake is the safety of commuters and of all road users.

EXCLUSIVE: Prasa locomotives contractor paid ANC 'fundraisers'

2017-03-10 12:08

Shortly after Prasa made its first payment of nearly R500m to the supplier of the controversial Afro4000 locomotives, an amount of R14.3m was paid into the account of a lawyer who had introduced himself as a fundraiser for the ANC.

Major roads in Ekurhuleni reopened after metered taxi protest

2017-03-10 11:10

Ekurhuleni Metro Police say the major roads in the area have been reopened after over 60 metered taxis blocked roads near OR Tambo International Airport.

Commuters may miss flights due to metered taxi strike near ORT

2017-03-10 07:20

Metered taxi drivers have blocked roads around OR Tambo International Airport, resulting in traffic chaos and warnings from the airport that passengers should leave earlier to make their flights.

SANRAL takes big step towards economic transformation

2017-03-05 12:03

The time to bolster government’s economic transformation priorities is now, says the CEO of the SA National Roads Agency, Skhumbuzo Macozoma.

AS IT HAPPENED: Protesting truck drivers head back out of Pretoria

2017-03-01 06:58

Traffic in central Pretoria has been disrupted by protesting truck drivers, who took their protest to the Union Buildings. Follow the latest updates here.

Mpumalanga MEC must pay woman R450 000 after potholes cause her car to roll

2017-02-23 12:01

A Benoni motorist whose car overturned after she tried to avoid a pothole, only to hit another, has been awarded damages of R450 000.

Prasa must impose 'severe' consequences to avoid further accidents - Peters

2017-02-21 11:33

Prasa should impose "severe" consequence management measures following a head-on collision between two passenger trains at the Rosslyn station, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has said.

 

Delft may be declared high-risk area for public transport

2017-03-23 10:32

Western Cape transport MEC Donald Grant intends declaring Delft in Cape Town a high-risk area for public transport following recent minibus taxi violence.

Minister defends 'expertise' of Prasa interim board members

2017-03-13 13:30

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has defended her choice of Prasa interim board members, saying that the individuals have a wide range of expertise.

Threats, intimidation against our drivers unacceptable - Uber

2017-03-10 14:45

Uber South Africa has said threats and intimidation against their 'driver-partners' is unacceptable.

'We are being intimidated' - Uber driver

2017-03-10 11:24

As metered taxi drivers block off roads near the OR Tambo International Airport in protest against Uber, drivers from that service have protested against their own company for allegedly not protecting them.

'Uber is killing us' - protesting metered taxi driver

2017-03-10 10:01

'Uber is killing us,' metered taxi driver Abner Mashikinoya has said, after drivers went on strike, causing traffic chaos near OR Tambo airport in Ekurhuleni.

Prasa board dissolved with immediate effect

2017-03-08 15:16

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has dissolved the board of the Passenger Rail Agency with immediate effect, says acting director general of transport Mathabatha Mokonyama.

Cape Town's crazy taxi network mapped in all its glory

2017-03-02 14:39

Contrary to popular belief, Cape Town's minibus taxis do have method to their madness and the team at WhereIsMyTransport has mapped all the routes. Have a look...

Hundreds of traffic fines could be scrapped following 'landmark' ruling

2017-02-27 20:43

Hundreds, and potentially thousands, of traffic fines issued in Johannesburg and Pretoria under the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Act may be scrapped, following a North Gauteng High Court ruling.

Will Metrorail users have to wait 17 years for decent service?

2017-02-22 17:54

Cancellations, delays, overcrowding and criminal activity are a daily problem faced by Metrorail commuters. On particularly bad days, delays can be as long as four hours.

Pretoria train crash injured now number over 200

2017-02-21 09:30

The final figure of the number of people injured when two passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided head-on at the Rosslyn station is currently at 216, Metrorail has said.

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