New bus bays for Gelvandale

2018-04-25 06:02
Ward 10 Councillor Andy Jordan at one of the new bus embayments in Gelvandale.                                       Photo: zeldré strauss swanepoel

Ward 10 Councillor Andy Jordan at one of the new bus embayments in Gelvandale. Photo: zeldré strauss swanepoel

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

BRAND-new bus embayments have been springing up around Gelvandale the past month.

The bays – five in Beetlestone Road, and the others in Springbok Street, Aubrey Street, Van Der Kemp Street and Gail Road, are not being built for buses though.

The embayments are being built for “feeder” taxis which will ferry passengers to IPTS bus stops along Stanford Road, according to Ward 10 Councillor Andy Jordan.

“The IPTS bus stops are far from where most passengers reside, so these feeder taxis will make the bus service more accessible by taking people closer.

“The fares for the feeder taxis will be included in the tickets purchased for the IPTS bus, so the feeder taxis will not take cash. Passengers need to only show their bus ticket.”

The embayments are not the only change the ward has seen recently. Two outdoor gyms have been erected in Gelvandale and Schauderville.

“I feel strongly about utilising open areas for outdoor gyms. Residents of all ages have been enjoying these gyms and these have deterred loitering and illegal dumping in these spaces.”


Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Key Accounts - IT

Southern Shore Recruitment
R15 000.00 - R25 000.00 Per Month

Audit Senior / Bookkeeper to Trial Balance

Cape Town Southern Suburbs
Placement Point (Pty) Ltd
R15 000.00 - R21 000.00 Per Month

Sales Representative- Knysna

George - Knysna
George Employment Consultants
R15 000.00 Per Month Per Month

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.