'In this together' - Meet the taxi operators at the forefront of fighting Covid-19

2020-03-23 17:30

Usually the message from the taxi industry is preventing road deaths - but now its washing hands and preventing the spread of Covid-19.

Coronavirus: 'My worry is the people we transport' - Johannesburg taxi driver

2020-03-20 05:38

Johannesburg taxi drivers say they need to be equipped with more knowledge about the symptoms and prevention of the new coronavirus (Covid-19).

Prasa suspends 12 senior officials

2020-03-13 17:26

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA has placed twelve senior officials on suspension pending a disciplinary process.

EXPLAINER: What you should know about the new (stricter) e-hailing regulations

2020-03-11 05:00

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday introduced a set of transport bills before Parliament, one of which deals with the regulation of e-hailing service providers Uber and Bolt.

More than two dozen North West schools still face pupil transport challenges

2020-03-08 10:06

The North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management has confirmed that there are some schools that still experience pupil transport challenges.

27 taxis impounded in Nyanga licence crackdown

2020-02-28 19:59

Twenty-seven vehicles were impounded in Nyanga for allegedly driving without operating licences or for being in contravention of their licences, the City of Cape Town has said.

Traffic easier in Cape Town, following Thursday afternoon Metrorail chaos

2020-02-28 11:44

The commute to the city centre was marginally easier than usual for many Capetonians, after a chaotic end to Thursday's work day when Metrorail suspended train services on all lines.

29 kids crammed into unregistered minibus taxi, driver has no licence

2020-02-21 16:21

Tshwane Metro Police Department officers have pulled over a minibus taxi near Soshanguve in Gauteng to find 29 pupils aboard, that the vehicle was unregistered and that the driver had no licence.

10 ways to create safe micromobility

2020-02-20 15:52

The fast-paced evolution of micro-vehicles challenges governments to put in place safety regulations that are future-proof.

Metrorail service between Joburg and Randfontein suspended after fatal train crash

2020-02-13 09:45

Metrorail services between Johannesburg and Randfontein have been suspended following a fatal train crash that claimed the life of one man.


Stop unnecessary movement or face stricter travel rules, warns Mbalula

2020-03-20 18:59

South Africans must stop their unnecessary travelling, Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula warned on Friday.

Coronavirus: 5 key points you must know about government’s travel bans

2020-03-18 08:21

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi explain the kind of restrictions their departments would implement from Wednesday.

City of Cape Town plans to cut Prasa's services over unpaid water and lights

2020-03-11 21:04

The City of Cape Town is disconnecting Prasa's services because it is R98 million in arrears on its water and lights bill. But it will be done in a way that trains won't lose power and won't leave commuters stranded.

New law introduces stricter rules for Uber in South Africa

2020-03-10 13:45

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula will on Tuesday afternoon introduce the National Land Transport Amendment Bill, which includes regulations for e-hailing services Uber and Bolt.

Eastern Cape bus crash death toll rises to 29

2020-03-03 22:34

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced that the death toll in the Eastern Cape bus crash has risen to 29.

Why Eskom did not warn train users of cutting power to Metrorail

2020-02-28 16:57

Eskom cites customer confidentiality for not warning train users in the Western Cape that it would cut power to Metrorail because of non-payment of its bill.

Train crisis is not a surprise, shocker - Mbalula, as rail service restored in the Western Cape

2020-02-27 22:26

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says train services have been fully restored in the Western Cape after the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa paid its outstanding bill to Eskom.

SOPA: 1 100 new cops in the Cape not enough, says Winde

2020-02-20 21:41

Despite an additional 1 100 new police officers being deployed in the Western Cape, the province still does not have enough men and women in blue, Premier Alan Winde has said.

Satawu blasts commuters after attack on woman train driver

2020-02-19 20:14

The SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) says it is not the fault of train drivers that Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) infrastructure is dilapidated and causing delays.

Will Fikile 'Mr Fixit' Mbalula fix Cape Town's MyCiTi N2 Express?

2020-02-06 11:54

Fingers are crossed that a meeting between Transport Minister Fikile "Mr Fixit" Mbalula and high ranking Western Cape government officials will get Cape Town's MyCiTi N2 Express back on the road again.

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