ARTICLES RELATING TO TRANSPORT

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.

Car-sharing, public ride apps... 7 ways SA will be investing in future mobility - Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula

2019-07-10 12:06

'As South Africa, we are somewhere between being pioneers in information technology based mobility disruption and being later responders and adopters,' says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula as he outlines plans for future mobility in SA.

Mboweni's 'Twitter outburst' confirms e-tolls are here to stay - Msimanga

2019-07-06 14:54

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s comments on e-tolls are proof that under ANC administration, the gantries will not be scrapped, the DA has said.

WATCH: Golden Arrow bus torched in protest action in Cape Town

2019-06-24 11:14

Golden Arrow Bus Services in Cape Town has been forced to redirect some of its buses following an attack on one of its vehicles.

'I fear something is going to happen' - wife of slain Cape Town taxi boss to husband before he was shot

2019-06-14 07:56

Celeste Consani, wife of slain Blackheath-Malibu Taxi Association chairman Patrick Consani, says 'she knew something was going to happen' because of threats they had received.

Robbed of a bus ride, money - Victim questions safety of Eastern Cape commuters

2019-06-08 07:34

Mpumzi Banzana says he would never have been attacked by thugs at Dutywa Station had commuters not been forced to leave their long-distance bus, following intimidation by taxi drivers.

Speed up probe into Mamelodi rail collision - new minister Mbalula's 'baptism of fire'

2019-06-02 19:45

New Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula has instructed the Rail Safety Regulator to speedily investigate a rail collision in the Eerste Fabrieke Station in Mamelodi, Pretoria.

We’ll win at transport when we get you out of your car – DA councillor

2019-05-28 08:17

DA councillor Angus McKenzie says spatial planning and transport in South Africa is skewed to the point where poor people with access to inefficient transport are forced to buy cars, while rich people have access to world-class public transport they do not need.

 

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.

City of Cape Town, taxi owners at odds over new R15m taxi rank near Noordhoek

2019-07-15 13:17

The City of Cape Town and taxi owners in Masiphumelele, near Noordhoek, are at odds over a new R15m taxi rank, completed in May, which is yet to become operational.

PICS: Two commuters jump off burning train in Cape Town

2019-07-09 11:45

Two Cape Town commuters have suffered minor injuries after they jumped off a train when it caught alight between Melton Rose and Blackheath stations, Metrorail said.

Will Gauteng scrap e-tolls? No clear plan set out in Makhura's SOPA

2019-07-01 16:18

The Gauteng government is willing to help settle billions of rands of e-toll debt, Premier David Makhura has said in his State of the Province Address.

Negotiations ongoing over suspended MyCiTi N2 Express service

2019-06-19 06:26

"The City will inform the public once the service is ready to operate again," says the mayoral committee member for transport, Felicity Purchase.

117 passengers squished into bus headed to Cape Town

2019-06-08 17:04

A long-distance bus driver was arrested in Laingsburg for overloading his vehicle by 46 passengers, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said.

MyCiTi to refund Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain monthly bus ticket holders

2019-06-05 17:06

MyCiTi passengers in Cape Town, who bought monthly tickets for the N2 Express to Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, will be refunded on Friday, says the city's transport department.

Hamburg’s biggest public transport tip: Don’t isolate. Integrate

2019-06-02 16:02

Companies like Ioki have established themselves in Hamburg, Germany as trusted e-hailing, car-pooling service providers for businesses looking for cheap and quality employee shuttle services.

Uber launches helicopter, submarine rides to great barrier reef

2019-05-27 22:30

Ride-share company Uber announced on Thursday that it’s launching a new feature called ScUber, allowing customers to book a submarine trip through the Uber app in Queensland, Australia.

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