Using Metrorail is bad enough if you can see: it's worse if you're blind

2018-11-09 09:42

Using Metrorail in Cape Town is a challenge for any commuter, but much worse if you are blind.

Transport subsidies must benefit the poor, not the 'better off' – Nzimande

2018-11-08 16:20

Public transport subsidies favour the privileged more than they benefit working class and poor commuters, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Ramaphosa: African Union wants SA to manufacture trains for the continent

2018-11-06 16:22

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for all stakeholders, including opposition parties, to bring forward ideas for developing an integrated transport system.

New train manufacturing plant hailed, but Prasa's woes could delay rollout - reports

2018-10-26 11:14

A new train manufacturing plant has been hailed as a boon to the economy, but Prasa must upgrade its infrastructure before new trains can hit the rails.

Vandalism on trains is 'beyond our call of duty' - Prasa

2018-10-25 15:56

Addressing vandalism on trains is "beyond our call of duty", says Passenger Rail Agency South Africa spokesperson Nana Zenani.

City of Cape Town granted interdict against MyCiTi strikers

2018-10-19 17:07

The City of Cape Town has obtained a court order against MyCiTi workers engaged in a "wildcat" strike.

'Tense' protest closes most roads in and around Atlantis

2018-10-18 08:28

A protest in Atlantis, around 40km north of Cape Town, has left most roads in the area closed, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa has said.

MyCiti bus strike enters third day

2018-10-17 09:27

A "wildcat" strike by MyCiti bus drivers entered its third day with some routes disrupted in Cape Town.

MyCiti bus 'wildcat' strike continues to disrupt routes

2018-10-16 08:54

A 'wildcat' strike by MyCiti bus drivers appears to be entering its second day as the bus service announced disruptions to several routes around Cape Town.

MyCiTi bus drivers promise to 'escalate' strike if grievances aren't addressed

2018-10-15 18:31

Striking MyCiti bus drivers have promised to extend their wildcat strike into Tuesday if their grievances are not addressed by the City of Cape Town.


Man in Ndebele garb wants to sue Gautrain after he was barred from boarding train

2018-11-08 16:45

Gautrain faces possible court action after a man dressed in traditional Ndebele garb was not allowed to board a train because he was not dressed "appropriately".

Gautrain seeks R4bn for new trains

2018-11-08 06:31

Gautrain is is seeking R4bn to increase its number of trains by 50% ahead of a potential expansion to other parts of Johannesburg and Pretoria.

MyCiTi bus set alight in Cape Town

2018-11-06 08:09

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire on board a MyCiTi bus in Milnerton, Cape Town.

Limpopo's fatal road accidents in the spotlight at traffic indaba

2018-10-25 16:30

The spate of fatal road accidents in Limpopo, traffic congestion on the N1 and the chaotic state of public transport have been some of the issues at the centre of discussions at the Transport Indaba in Polokwane.

Metrorail commuter opens case, claiming he was assaulted

2018-10-24 05:18

A Cape Town Metrorail commuter has filed a complaint with police, alleging that ticket checkers and security guards assaulted him earlier this month.

WATCH: Car-free zone piloted in Pretoria as part of Transport Month

As part of Transport Month, the City of Tshwane has piloted a temporary car-free zone in Pretoria and many people responded well to the concept.

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Gautrain irrelevant for township people, says student researcher

2018-10-18 06:00

The Gautrain is irrelevant to transforming the spatial reality for disadvantaged South Africans, says masters student at North-West University told the Planning Africa 2018 conference in Cape Town.

Western Cape government urges Metrorail, MyCiTi to help ensure matrics get to exams on time

2018-10-16 19:52

Western Cape MECs Debbie Schäfer and Donald Grant have appealed to public transport operators to assist their respective ministries in ensuring that matric candidates get to their exam centres on time.

Some Cape Town commuters spend nearly half their income on transport - Mayco member

2018-10-15 21:29

Low-income families in outlying suburbs like Khayelitsha spend some 43% of their income on transport, says Mayco Member for Transport and Urban Development Brett Herron.

Police fire stun grenades at MyCiti bus drivers on 'wildcat strike'

2018-10-15 13:43

Police have fired stun grenades at MyCiti bus drivers on strike in the Cape Town CBD.

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