ARTICLES RELATING TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The 'anti-groping app' has become a hit in Japan - could it be something that would work in South Africa?

2019-05-22 17:07

People are raving about the Japanese anti-groping app. Should SA be taking notes?

Taxi scrapping allowance increased to 'professionalise' the industry - Nzimande

2019-04-26 18:52

The Department of Transport has increased the mini-bus taxi scrapping allowance from R91 100 to R124 000 per vehicle.

WATCH: Two trains on fire at Cape Town station, CBD engulfed in smoke

2019-04-21 16:28

Palls of smoke and smouldering debris billowed out of the Cape Town train station as two trains were on fire.

WATCH: First look at Cape Town's new trains

2019-04-11 16:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled two new trains at Cape Town Station as part of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's efforts to improve commuter services.

ANC promises new trains as Ramaphosa gets first-hand experience of a 3-hour train delay

2019-03-18 19:46

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed "serious concern" after a delayed metro rail train he boarded on Monday arrived at its destination three hours behind schedule due to technical problems.

WATCH: Three-hour train delay for Ramaphosa during ANC election campaigning

2019-03-18 13:06

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Gauteng Premier David Makhura have spent several hours on a Metrorail train, travelling from Mabopane to Bosman stations in Pretoria.

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.

Dead-end for MyCiTi strikers

2019-02-13 14:42

A failed motion to insource MyCiTi workers, put forward by the EFF at the City of Cape Town’s latest council meeting, spells a dead-end for hundreds of striking workers who have been dismissed from their jobs.

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Another MyCiTi bus torched as aggrieved drivers' strike continues

2018-11-22 14:01

One person has been arrested after allegedly throwing a petrol bomb at a MyCiTi bus in Koeberg road, Cape Town, say police.

 

40% of Metrorail trains are out-of-service

2019-05-17 08:49

Train commuters will continue to bear the brunt of an ineffective rail service, as Prasa scrambles to get additional trains into service amid dwindling ticket sales.

R33m worth of damage caused by latest Cape Town train fire - Metrorail

2019-04-22 20:01

The cost of rolling stock repairs for the 12 train carriages gutted during a fire at the Cape Town station on Saturday is estimated at R33m, says Metrorail.

Cape Town’s taxi violence - rooted in attempts to govern competition

2019-04-20 17:30

South Africans need consistent and thoughtful local leadership both to enable convenient transport and to save lives, say Fiona Anciano and Laurence Piper.

Taxis shut down routes in and out of Vaal Triangle ahead of Human Rights Day celebrations

2019-03-20 13:00

Twelve minibus taxi associations have blockaded all routes leading in and out of the Vaal Triangle.

WATCH: Frustrated commuter comments on Ramaphosa's peak-hour train delay: 'It's a daily occurrence for us'

2019-03-18 13:28

President Cyril Ramaphosa experienced the frustration of train commuters during an ANC election campaign blitz in Pretoria.

SA's train problems by the numbers and Nzimande's plan to solve them

2019-03-15 21:29

In the past five months, 24 trains and 289 coaches across South Africa have been vandalised or affected by theft, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

What it's like using taxis in SA: 'Violent, aggressive and unsafe'

2019-02-26 15:41

A report by the Institute of Race Relations has revealed the extent to which South African commuters put their lives at risk when they take minibus taxis.

Metrorail trains across SA at risk of coming to a stand still

2019-01-24 19:31

The Railway Safety Regulator is considering suspending the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's safety permit again, following the fatal train collision in Mountainview, Pretoria that left four people dead and 620 injured.

Boss 'didn't even wait for me to explain why I was late' - Metrorail commuter loses job after train delays

2018-11-28 08:30

"He didn’t even wait for me to explain why I was late. I was just told to pack my things and leave," says Philile Nzimande, who was fired from her job because of Durban Metrorail train delays.

I took a taxi for the first time ever in Joburg after days of practicing my "after robot" exclamation

2018-11-16 17:28

Before this moment, I had sworn I would NEVER take a taxi in this city. This is the second in a series called #MyComfortZoneExit.

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