ARTICLES RELATING TO TRANSPORT

Another bus set alight in Cape Town

2014-09-02 11:50
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An eighth Golden Arrow bus has been set alight in Cape Town following protests, the bus service says, adding that buses have been pulled out of some areas due to safety fears.

Nyanga quiet after protest - Cape Town police

2014-09-02 07:29

Cape Town police say no violence has been reported in Nyanga overnight, and the situation is calm.

Cities mock bus-lane permit for Porsches

2014-08-28 08:10

German cities are opposed to government plans to allow all-electric and hybrid cars to use bus lanes in urban areas. And seem to have a darn good reason for doing so...

City denies breaching toll undertaking

2014-08-23 05:00

Cape Town has denied giving Sanral an undertaking to keep proposed tariffs on the contested N1 and N2 highway tolls confidential until a later stage.

Watch out! Top 10 car insurance pitfalls

2014-08-22 08:33

Does your policy cover hail damage? Are penalties imposed for young drivers? A survey found that 27% of drivers actually read the terms and conditions of their insurance policy in full. Avoid potential disaster with our top 10 guide to insurance pitfalls.

R240m for scholar transport in North West

2014-08-21 06:25

The North West department of transport has allocated R240m for a scholar transport programme, MEC Gaoage Molapisi says.

Future cars must 'talk to each other'

2014-08-19 07:42

Future vehicles on US roads might be able to warn road users of potential danger and mitigate collisions as the Obama administration wants cars to be able to communicate with each other.

Berlin taxi drivers hail city's Uber ban

2014-08-14 14:59

Berlin Taxi drivers are celebrating after the German city bans ride-sharing service Uber due to safety fears.

Traffic officer job ads are bogus - RTMC

2014-08-12 07:19

The Road Traffic Management Corporation says an advertisement for traffic officer positions is bogus.

Road accident kills 16 in Zimbabwe

2014-07-29 23:19

Sixteen people have been killed in southern Zimbabwe when a minibus collided head-on with a truck on the main road to the south.

Sanral: Taxi must register for exemptions

2014-07-26 13:03

Taxi operators in Gauteng must register their vehicles with the SA National Road Agency Limited in order to be exempted from paying e-tolls, the agency says.

MEC slams 'reckless' drivers after deadly crash

2014-07-25 16:12

The death toll from an accident in Mpumalanga has risen to nine, as the province's MEC said motorists are not obeying road rules and must take responsibility for the lives of their passengers.

Up to governments to advise safe routes - Iata

2014-07-20 11:30

Airlines rely on governments to tell them which routes are safe and do not compromise on safety, says the head of the International Air Transport Association.

Disabled parking: Call for uniformity

2014-07-10 19:00

Who qualifies for a disabled-parking disc? Will bays be policed?... the launch of a phone hotline to report cars parked illegally in bays for the disabled has raised more issues.

Metrorail warns of delays on Gauteng line

2014-07-09 08:26

Cable theft and broken rails delayed trains on the Pretoria-Germiston-Johannesburg corridor. The anticipated delay is about 30 minutes, says Metrorail.

Huge road repairs bill beckons

2014-07-08 16:59
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More than 173 000km of municipal roads across South Africa are in poor to very poor condition, MPs have been told.

Disabled parking: Call for uniformity

2014-07-08 10:41

The launch of a phone hotline to report cars parked illegally in bays for the disabled has raised more issues.

London buses stop accepting cash

2014-07-06 15:08

London buses will no longer accept cash payments for tickets, the British capital's transport authority says.

Transnet posts R5.2bn profit

2014-07-01 08:40

Parastatal Transnet's revenue grew to R56.6bn for the the 2013/2014 financial year, driven by a rise in minerals and chrome volumes.

A350 XWB test fleet now complete

2014-06-20 18:00

With the first flight of the Airbus A350 MSN005, the five-strong development fleet is now complete.

Metrorail pushes on with fare hike

2014-06-19 06:00

Metrorail's fare increase in the Western Cape is going ahead despite a threat by the Congress of SA Trade Unions to strike, says the rail company.

Cape Town taxi drivers to get bus training

2014-06-18 15:47

Around 100 minibus taxi drivers will be trained to operate a new MyCiti bus route in Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Europe's taxi drivers protest unlicensed cars

2014-06-11 10:09

Taxi drivers in London, Paris and other European capitals plan to bring chaos to the streets in protest against unlicensed mobile car-hailing services.

Sanral, traffic cops do different jobs

2014-06-07 05:00

Sanral and the Gauteng community safety department share resources but do not perform the same function, the agency says.

 

Case opened against driver-assault cops

2014-09-02 11:44

'It is a case of assault and intimidation,' report Gauteng police as a criminal case was opened against two Ekurhuleni officers who allegedly shoved and punched a driver - and his wife.

Car crash causes Gautrain disruption

2014-08-29 11:30

The Gautrain train service has been disrupted after a car crashed into an Eskom pylon, operator Bombela Concession Company says.

Uber eyes aggressive expansion despite bans

2014-08-27 12:05

Car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities like Berlin and Hamburg, which have questioned its right to operate in highly-regulated markets dominated by traditional taxis.

Mate's car broken down? Read our top towing tips

2014-08-22 09:37

Whether you’re heading on holiday, moving house or helping a friend who’s broken down, there’s a good chance you’ll need to tow a caravan, trailer or another car at some point in your life.

Protesters set train and station alight

2014-08-21 13:42

A train and station facilities have been set alight in Cape Town, forcing a suspension of services on one route, according to officials.

Mamelodi protest causes bus delays

2014-08-20 14:13

Protests in Mamelodi, Pretoria, have caused bus service delays in the area, Putco says.

SA road carnage: ‘More than lip service needed’

2014-08-18 09:10

'Her words are not being backed up with sufficient action,' writes Western Cape MEC Donald Grant, in response to National transport minister Dipuo Peters' call to curb road deaths in South Africa .

Peters: SA's plan to curb road carnage

2014-08-13 10:51

The transport department will invest over R9.6bn over the next three years to improve South Africa's roads, reports transport minister Dipuo Peters.

What is Uber doing to SA's cab industry?

2014-08-07 15:22

Is Uber’s mobile phone app just a “new toy” on the market or does it have the potential to change South Africa’s cab industry? News24 finds out.

Sanral owed R1bn+ for e-tolls

2014-07-26 16:21
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Unregistered motorists in Gauteng owe the SA National Roads Agency Limited over R1bn in unpaid e-toll accounts, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

Hamburgers get to keep Uber

2014-07-25 18:45

Uber has won a new lease of life in the German city when a court suspended a ban imposed by local regulators.

27 dead in Sudan bus crash

2014-07-21 19:15

Twenty-seven people have been killed in Sudan when a bus and a transport truck collided south of the capital Khartoum.

1 500km of Limpopo roads now national roads

2014-07-13 14:56

Over 1 500km of Limpopo's roads have been declared national roads and are now under Sanral's management, the agency says.

Transport for shift work: Who's responsible?

2014-07-10 11:17

A Fin24 user seeks clarity on who should provide transport for overnight work.

80 hurt in Durban train crash

2014-07-08 21:16

Eighty people have been injured after two Metrorail passenger trains collided near Berea in Durban.

Disabled parking: Call for uniformity

2014-07-08 15:34

Who qualifies for a disabled-parking disc? Will bays be policed?... the launch of a phone hotline to report cars parked illegally in bays for the disabled has raised more issues.

Disabled parking: Call for uniformity

2014-07-08 09:10

Who qualifies for a disabled-parking disc? Will bays be policed?... the launch of a phone hotline to report cars parked illegally in bays for the disabled has raised more issues.

Germany to charge for using autobahns

2014-07-07 18:08

Germany plans to charge foreign motorists for using its roads and famed autobahn highways to help pay for the country's infrastructure.

MyCiTi rolls-out Cape Flats operations

2014-07-05 16:55

The City of Cape Town says the MyCiTi bus service will begin servicing Mitchell's Plain and Khayelitsha.

Cosatu wants legal action over MyCiTi roll-out

2014-06-30 20:12

Legal action will be taken against the City of Cape Town for a "substandard" roll-out of the MyCiTi bus service in Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, says Cosatu.

Munich Airport more important for SA cargo

2014-06-20 13:43

Munich Airport is becoming increasingly important for cargo between South Africa and Europe.

Cosatu to force Metrorail to delay fare hike

2014-06-18 17:52

Cosatu in the Western Cape intends striking to pressure Metrorail not to increase its fares, says the trade union federation.

Pretoria train services disrupted

2014-06-12 09:27

Train services in Pretoria have been disrupted after overhead cables were damaged, Metrorail says.

Petroleum unions declare dispute

2014-06-07 09:13

Petroleum sector trade unions have declared a pay dispute with employers, Solidarity says, but there is "no panic stations" yet.

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