ARTICLES RELATING TO ISMAIL VADI

Joburg minibus taxi truce paves way for Soweto routes to be reopened

2019-06-11 21:24

The Committee of Roads and Transport in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature has welcomed the reopening of several taxi routes and ranks in Soweto and the Johannesburg CBD that were shut down earlier this year because of ongoing conflict.

SEE: The 6 taxi ranks in Soweto to be shut down over escalating violence

2019-03-13 19:06

Have a look at these taxi ranks in Soweto that will be shut down from March 15 until June 15, 2019.

We will shut down metered taxi operations over murder, warns MEC

2018-03-07 18:44

Gauteng roads and transport MEC Ismail Vadi says the latest killing of a taxi app driver calls for extreme measures, including shutting down the metered taxi industry should it be found that any of its members are involved in the murder.

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WATCH: Those responsible will be found, 'dead or alive' - community safety MEC on Taxify murder

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane said those responsible for the murder of Taxify driver Siyabonga Ngcobo will be found "dead or alive".

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Autopax does not have to take on Putco staff - court

2015-07-16 19:00

Bus operator Autopax does not have to take on the staff of Putco bus service after the latter voluntarily terminated eight contracts with the department of transport.

Taxi industry needs to come to the party - Gauteng transport MEC

2015-06-19 05:49

The taxi industry is a vital player in the transport sector but it needs to come to the party in tempering bad behaviour on the road, Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi says.

Gautengers urged to change mindset on e-tolls

2015-06-18 07:36

Gauteng residents need to change their mindset on e-tolling, says Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi.

Chaos at test centre as MEC crashes in

2015-01-23 09:37

Long queues, poor management... that's a Gauteng MEC's verdict after a shock visit to the Centurion Driver Testing Centre in Tshwane.

Alberton crash driver to appear in court

2014-10-16 06:18

The driver of a truck which allegedly caused a multi-vehicle pile-up and killed four people on the N12 East near Alberton is expected to make his first appearance in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court.

N12 truck driver not arrested - cops

2014-10-15 13:27

The driver of the truck which allegedly caused a multi-vehicle pile-up and killed four people on the N12 East near Alberton in Gauteng has not arrested.

 

Satawu welcomes decison to close 6 Soweto taxi ranks tomorrow

2019-03-14 16:21

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union has welcomed a decison to close six taxi ranks operated by two warring taxi associations in Soweto.

Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC optimistic that Gautrain strike will end soon

2018-08-13 09:20

Gautrain striking workers will be consulted today on the proposed agreement and the situation may be normalized.

MECs shocked police haven't spoken to family of murdered Taxify driver

2018-03-07 17:23

Gauteng community safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has admitted that the police need to make improvements in their investigation into the murder of Taxify driver Siyabonga Ngcobo.

Enraged cab drivers chase down MEC at Uber partnership launch

2016-05-16 12:47

Police have reportedly been called to save Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi from a group of irate metered taxi drivers who tried to assault him at the launch of a partnership with the Uber service.

Commuters left stranded as taxi operators stop AutoPax buses in Mamelodi

2015-07-01 09:37

Bus operator AutoPax was unable to start its engines on its first day in Mamelodi amid protests from taxi operators in a move that left scores of commuters stranded across the sprawling township.

Urban migration 'putting pressure' on Gauteng's public transport

2015-06-18 15:13

Gauteng's population is projected to double over the next 25 years, placing increased pressure on public transport, Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi says.

Readers respond: Centurion test centre chaos

2015-01-26 10:49

Ismail Vadi, Gauteng's MEC for roads and transport, promised to put an end to poor service experienced at the Centurion Driver Testing Centre in Tshwane. Wheels24 readers respond...

Gauteng MEC wants to close taxi routes - report

2014-12-13 10:00

Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi wants to shut down some of the province's taxi routes because of taxi violence, it has been reported.

N12 truck driver now in custody - cops

2014-10-15 13:42

The driver of the truck which allegedly caused a multi-vehicle pile-up and killed four people on the N12 East near Alberton in Gauteng has now been arrested.

Alberton pile-up no accident - MEC

2014-10-15 12:01

The deadly multi-vehicle pile-up that occurred on the N12 East near Alberton should not be described as an accident, Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi says.

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