PICS: EcoMobility block party in Sandton

2015-10-31 15:41

EcoMobility: What's the fastest way to get to Sandton?

2015-10-11 14:38

City Press reporters took on the challenge to find out which mode of transport would get them to Sandton the quickest as the city takes part in the EcoMobility Festival.WATCH

Johannesburg - The month-long EcoMobility World Festival in Sandton has come to an end, with an Eco-Block party taking place in West Street.

- Are you there? Send us your photos.

The festival saw parts of the Sandton Central Business District (CBD) closed off to private vehicles in favour of public transport use, cycling and walking.

The City of Johannesburg is considering developing an integrated public transport system by linking Gautrain and its buses with minibus taxi services, Mayor Parks Tau said on Friday.

He added that hosting the festival provided many lessons.

"It proved to us that there is a clear need for safe, affordable and integrated public transport network. The city is progressively working towards this through the extension of Rea Vaya and the Metrobus service."

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