ARTICLES RELATING TO TRANSPORT

Drivers to undergo fitness tests - Peters

2014-04-17 05:30

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says clamping down on unfit drivers would help reduce road deaths, adding that some drivers would have to undergo fitness tests every six months.

Free tests for buses, taxis

2014-04-11 19:20

Free roadworthy tests will be conducted on taxis and buses ahead of the Easter weekend, the Johannesburg metro police department says.

Metrorail attempts to drop its 'fail' status

2014-04-07 10:44

Metrorail has added additional train services in the Western Cape with plans afoot to do the same in other provinces.

Myciti bus strike over

2014-04-04 09:17

A strike by MyCiTi bus drivers which disrupted several routes in Cape Town has ended.

Road Traffic board spent millions irregularly

2014-04-03 16:01

The former Road Traffic Management Corporation board irregularly spent more than R300m, according to the new board.

Rea Vaya bus strike still not resolved

2014-04-02 11:44

The Rea Vaya bus drivers' strike in Johannesburg has not been resolved yet, says the SA Municipal Workers' Union.

Orange River Bridges in the Northern Cape get upgrade

2014-04-02 09:24

The newly-upgraded Orange River Bridges in Keimoes, Northern Cape has officially opened.

Rea Vaya bus driver attacked

2014-04-01 13:11

A Rea Vaya bus driver has been attacked in Dobsonville, Soweto.

Meeting set in bid to resolve bus strike

2014-04-01 09:07

A meeting between Rea Vaya bus operators and the SA Municipal Workers Union has been scheduled in a bid to resolve a bus strike, operator Piotrans says.

Gauteng plans non-motorised transport infrastructure

2014-03-31 17:52

The Gauteng roads and transport department intends to roll out non-motorised transport infrastructure in the province.

New image, business model for taxi industry

2014-03-31 15:55

The new president of the South African National Taxi Council sends out a clear message on how to take on a new image and business approach for the industry.

Rea Vaya bus drivers going on strike

2014-03-30 17:40

Johannesburg's Rea Vaya bus drivers are to go on strike, says the Gauteng community safety department.

Hundred dead in Uganda boat accident

2014-03-24 20:38

Ugandan police say the Lake Albert boat accident death toll has risen to 107, mostly women.

Questions over R50bn Transnet tender

2014-03-23 14:47

Local partners in Transnet’s massive new R50bn tender for locomotives have been surprised to learn they are part of the procurement deal.

Human Rights Day event to affect traffic

2014-03-21 13:06

Traffic will be disrupted around the George Thabe Stadium in the Vaal due to a Human Rights Day event, the Gauteng community safety department says.

Natural gas service station opened

2014-03-19 16:45

NGV Gas, a subsidiary of CNG Holdings, launched a compressed natural gas public filling station at Langlaagte in Johannesburg.

Train horror in France

2014-03-17 17:09

The body of a cyclist hit by one of France's high-speed TGV trains was embedded into the front of the driver's carriage and carried 40km before anyone noticed.

Waterslide as new transport system?

2014-03-14 13:06

How about some waterslide fun on your way to work?!!

Cape tolls to pay for tunnel upgrades

2014-03-11 16:32
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Ventilation in the Western Cape's Huguenot tunnel cannot be upgraded unless the proposed N1/N2 Cape Winelands Highway Project goes ahead, says Sanral.

Sanral expanding in Limpopo

2014-03-02 20:21

The SA National Road Agency Limited (Sanral) will take on 1 628km of roads in Limpopo, it says.

Gauteng govt opening to affect Joburg traffic

2014-02-24 07:00

Traffic in Johannesburg CBD will be affected during the opening of the Gauteng legislature, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department says.

London commuters' Tube rail strike chaos

2014-02-06 14:35

Millions of Londoners faced travel chaos again as a strike by London Underground workers, angry at ticket office closures and job cuts, entered its second day.

Urgent transport needed...

2014-02-02 16:48

DHL Express has released its annual list of quirky and strange delivery requests, including 9 gorillas, live human eyes and a customer who wanted his laundry shipped from the UK to a Southern African country for dry cleaning.

Joburg taxi drivers to protest against tolls

2014-01-31 09:48
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Residents of Johannesburg have been warned to prepare for a protest against e-tolls by minibus taxi drivers next week.

Sanral back to normal after bomb threat

2014-01-27 08:51

Operations at the SA National Roads Agency Limited are continuing after its building was the target of yet another bomb threat at the weekend.

 

Kids want adults to take fewer risks on road

2014-04-13 18:10

A survey by an insurer has shown that 96% of South African children wish their parents took fewer risks on the road.

Metro police monitor Midrand taxis

2014-04-10 10:03

Traffic has been disrupted in parts of Midrand as taxis drove four-abreast on certain roads, Johannesburg metro police say.

Gautrain bus strike comes to an end

2014-04-04 11:26

Drivers operating feeder buses to the Gautrain have agreed to go back to work, a few hours after going on an unprotected strike, Gautrain operating company Bombela says.

Gautrain bus drivers on wildcat strike

2014-04-04 08:13

Bus drivers operating feeder buses to the Gautrain have embarked on an unprotected strike in Johannesburg, Gautrain operating company Bombela says.

MyCiti bus strike affects airport commute

2014-04-02 16:51

The City of Cape Town is running a limited service on certain MyCiti bus routes as it tries to resolve an unprotected strike - the reason for which has not been disclosed.

MyCiTi bus drivers strike in Cape Town

2014-04-02 10:46

An unprotected strike by several MyCiTi bus drivers has disrupted a number of routes in Cape Town, according to a city official.

Man held for Rea Vaya bus driver attack

2014-04-01 19:28

A man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a bus driver who was reporting for work in Soweto.

New image and a new business model for the taxi industry

2014-04-01 09:44

The new president of the South African National Taxi Council sends out a clear message on how to take on a new image and business approach for the industry.

Gauteng plans bicycle transport routes

2014-03-31 20:27

The Gauteng roads and transport department intends to roll out non-motorised transport infrastructure in the province.

Rea Vaya commuters left stranded

2014-03-31 16:46

Commuters have been advised to find alternative transport because of the Rea Vaya bus drivers' strike.

Rea Vaya strike to go ahead

2014-03-31 08:08

The City of Johannesburg says a last minute effort to halt the Rea Vaya bus drivers' strike has failed, and passengers are advised to look for alternative transport.

Govt drops inland transport levy

2014-03-28 07:36

An inland fuel transport levy which compensates oil companies forced to use roads because of full pipeline capacity will be abolished from next month.

30 hurt in Chicago airport train crash

2014-03-24 17:12

More than 30 people have been injured in Chicago when a commuter train derailed and barrelled up an escalator at a station at one of the busiest airports in the United States.

DA calls for action after deadly Mpuma crash

2014-03-21 22:09

Government must act over improving conditions on the R573 Moloto Road after four people were killed and 12 others critically injured when a taxi overturned near Mathyzenloop in Mpumalanga, the DA says.

Cape Town bus stoned, set alight

2014-03-20 10:05
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The City of Cape Town has condemned the stoning and burning of a MyCiTi bus in Montague Gardens.

Dutch to return Italian high-speed trains

2014-03-18 11:08

Dutch national railways has announced that it has reached an agreement with Italian train builder AnsaldoBreda to return engines and carriages.

Chinese firms bag Transnet contracts

2014-03-17 13:23

China's top two train makers are among the firms awarded contracts to supply over 1000 trains, as part of a R85.5bn expansion plan, says CEO Brian Molefe.

Billionaire's electric hire cars in London

2014-03-13 12:08

First it was pedal power; now Londoners are being offered electric transport to dodge their way around the city.

Holocaust haunts French railway's bid

2014-03-11 11:28

Seventy years after the Holocaust many Americans are still seeking reparations from French rail firm SNCF for transporting their loved ones to Nazi death camps.

Limpopo motorists warned after cops death

2014-02-27 22:37

The department of transport has appealed to motorists and pedestrians to be vigilant on the road after four Limpopo police officers were killed in an accident.

Driverless cars 'coming soon'

2014-02-20 11:30

Driverless cars could be a reality soon as manufacturers investigate whether the technology could be produced to function safely.

Johannesburg roads flooded

2014-02-03 08:14

Several roads in Johannesburg have been flooded as a result of heavy rain, with motorists across the city urged to drive carefully.

Sanral 'terrorist' case struck off the roll

2014-01-31 15:22
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The case against a man arrested in connection with acts of terrorism against the SA National Roads Agency Limited has been struck off the roll.

Kenya president defends Chinese company

2014-01-28 21:04

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has defended the tender for a multibillion-dollar railway project that has been won by a Chinese company.

France launches €1.7bn rail project

2014-01-24 14:41

After many years of hesitation, France's government has launched a €1.7bn project to link Paris to its main international airport, Charles de Gaulle.

 
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