ARTICLES RELATING TO TRANSPORT

Despite e-toll saga, Sanral won't go down the drain - minister

2017-06-23 12:58

Despite challenges the South African National Roads Agency faces over e-tolls in Gauteng, it will stay afloat, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi.

Well-known names surface as possible Uber CEO candidates

2017-06-22 08:36

Uber needs a new leader after former CEO and company founder Travis Kalanick resigned under pressure from the company's board and investors.

Bakkie drivers protest against law banning lifts to learners

2017-06-20 06:36

People who transport school learners in the Eastern Cape are angry that the National Road Traffic Act prohibits them from transporting students on the back of a bakkie.

'Exorbitant pricing' of Quantum at centre of taxi strike

2017-06-15 10:16

The increasing price of owning a taxi is at the centre of the taxi strike that has crippled transport across Gauteng.

Commuters rebel as Metrorail fails

2017-06-13 11:59

Commuters at Cape Town's central train station have toyi-toyed, destroyed two cellphone shops, smashed glass, stoned a bus and burnt trains in frustration after the afternoon trains across the city stopped running.

BREAKING: Train on fire at Cape Town Railway Station after riot

2017-06-12 21:44

Angry commuters went on the rampage at Cape Town Station over delayed trains.

Infrastructure investments: Politics vs local interests

2017-06-02 15:53

The issue of politics versus local interests was the hot topic during a panel discussion at the 10th annual summit of the International Transport Forum.

SA must keep up with transport developments - deputy minister

2017-06-01 16:34

As a developing country it is critical for SA to know in what way other countries are moving in terms of transport matters, says Deputy Minister of Transport Sindisiwe Chikunga.

Transport industry to focus on lowering carbon footprint

2017-06-01 13:30

The International Transport Forum wants to act as a catalyst for business action on climate change to show the full potential of a drop in carbon emissions for the industry.

Chikunga: Women, young people 'must join old white men’ in transport sector

2017-05-31 20:08

It is time for women and young people to join the “old white men” who still dominate South Africa’s transport industry, said Deputy Minister of Transport Sindisiwe Chikunga.

 

Transport minister calls for wrap-up of Prasa probes

2017-06-23 12:23

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi is calling for several concurrent investigations into the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa to be expeditiously concluded.

'Commuter anger' results in torched Metrorail train

2017-06-20 12:12

Another train has been torched in Cape Town due to apparent commuter frustration, Metrorail has confirmed.

Train vandals must be treated like murderers, rapists and treasonists - union

2017-06-19 09:10

People caught vandalising transport infrastructure deserve to spend the rest of their lives in jail, the United National Transport Union (Untu) has said.

More Metrorail delays after delayed Cape Town trains torched

2017-06-13 12:29

Train commuters have been stuck with further delays on all routes after eight train carriages were set alight at the Cape Town station.

Angry commuters torch trains, loot, at Cape Town station

2017-06-12 23:05

Two trains have been set alight and shops looted at Cape Town station, when commuters went on the rampage in reaction to lengthy delays.

Avoid having international investors just ‘parachute in’ – transport official

2017-06-02 16:07

Development investment agencies often just want to “parachute in” for a project, but without including any genuine skills development capacity building.

Shared mobility makes job access easier, more equitable – report

2017-06-02 10:33

Shared mobility makes access to jobs and other public services easier and more equitable, according to a new report released by the International Transport Forum.

Ministers want better transport governance

2017-06-01 14:44

Governments need detailed knowledge of transport for policy making as the world is entering a period characterised by a radical need for good governance of transport, says an industry expert.

1 dead, dozens injured in Elandsfontein train crash

2017-06-01 09:11

One person has been confirmed dead, while around 55 have been left injured after two trains collided in Elandsfontein, in Ekurhuleni, paramedics say.

Taxi operators threaten to shut down SA if Toyota doesn’t respond to their grievances

2017-05-31 18:59

The SA National Taxi Council in KwaZulu-Natal has threatened to shut down the country if Toyota doesn’t respond to their grievances within the next seven days.

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