The trials and joys of travelling in overloaded malaichas to Zimbabwe

2019-10-14 06:42

Minibus taxis or malaichas, with their trailers filled with goods, offer a glimmer of hope for desperate people trying to make a living.

Attitude change needed for safer roads, says Ramaphosa

2019-10-05 19:42

Drive safely, comply with traffic officials and make more use of public transport, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said at the launch of the first Transport Month.

SANDF rolls into Dunoon, but not to stop protests, say Western Cape police

2019-10-01 18:20

The SANDF has assisted the police with an "Operation Lockdown" mission in Dunoon which has been rocked by protests.

OPINION: SA doesn't need more airline bailouts, we need working public transport

2019-09-30 18:49

Funds should be prioritised for public transportation, among other key interventions, says John Kane-Berman.

Fikile Mbalula: Our oceans offer massive opportunity for economic growth

2019-09-30 11:51

Our oceans offer the region and the continent massive opportunities for economic stimulation. We are well on track towards the realisation of this goal, writes Fikile Mbalula.

WATCH | How Toyota's Olympic buses are fueling its hydrogen dream

2019-09-18 07:39

Sales of electric cars have undermined fuel cell vehicles, although Japan's government has promoted hydrogen use.

David Makhura appoints commission to investigate ongoing Gauteng taxi violence

2019-09-15 16:30

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the underlying causes and people behind the ongoing killings in the taxi industry across the province.

Violent truck attacks: Ministers convene urgent meeting to plot way forward

2019-09-01 23:02

The Ministers of Employment and Labour, Police, Transport and Home Affairs convened an urgent meeting on Sunday evening to discuss the continued violence in the trucking industry and to plot a way forward.

Poor Cape Town households spend 43% of income on transport – Mayco member

2019-08-21 14:14

Poor households in Cape Town spend about 43% of their income on transport, according to the City’s Mayco member for urban development, Felicity Purchase.

Man stabbed to death at Goodwood train station

2019-08-05 13:21

A 37-year-old man has been stabbed to death at the Goodwood railway station in Cape Town during the morning rush, police have said.


Mbalula calls for peace in Eastern Cape taxi industry

2019-10-11 17:18

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, who was addressing various taxi associations in the province, called for tolerance and unity among operators.

Uber expands its helicopter service - for users who will spend R3 000 on a trip to the airport

2019-10-04 09:36

Uber is now offering its Uber Copter service in New York to all Uber riders, and plans to expand to other cities too.

Golden Arrow owner wants to help Western Cape solve its passenger rail woes

2019-10-01 07:00

The group says Prasa's woes have resulted in delays and congestion for its bus services in the province.

Truck set alight as Cape Town taxi permit protests continue

2019-09-30 16:19

A truck has been set alight on the corner of Potsdam Road and Stable Way, near Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town, as protests over taxi permits flared up again on Monday, the City says.

City of Cape Town seeking interim N2 Express bus operator amid contract dispute

2019-09-27 20:55

Commuters who use Cape Town's MyCiTi N2 Express will have to wait until at least December after the municipality announced this week that it would be putting out a request for quotations for an interim service provider to run the stalled route.

'Not in our name' - Taxi associations in motorcade through Tshwane to condemn xenophobic attacks

2019-09-17 15:09

Different taxi associations have led a motorcade through Tshwane as a demonstration against xenophobia and to clear their names in the recent violence that broke out in the capital city.

Smarter Mobility Africa summit hosted in Gauteng

2019-09-12 12:15

The Smarter Mobility Africa summit will take place at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Gauteng on October 1 and 2.

Mbalula begins scrapping of 1 000 panel vans illegally converted into taxis

2019-08-23 14:05

The Department of Transport has resumed the scrapping of 1 000 panel vans which were illegally converted into minibus taxis.

Cape Town taxi drivers with outstanding warrants worth almost R3m feel the heat

2019-08-06 05:25

The City of Cape Town had a busy weekend hunting down 176 minibus taxi drivers who owe almost R3m in outstanding warrants.

Minimum reductions of R50.3bn as Parliament passes appropriation bill

2019-07-23 21:50

The ANC says the adoption of the appropriation bill by the National Assembly will see expenditure reprioritisation decrease by more than R50bn over the next three years.

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