ARTICLES RELATING TO TRANSPORT

Prasa terminates employment of former company secretary

2019-05-22 19:07

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has terminated the employment contract of its former company secretary - currently the general manager responsible for risk management.

George taxi operators face route closure due to violence

2019-05-17 18:08

George's taxi industry is at risk of being shut down for two months as ongoing disputes over the final phase of the subsidised 'Go George' bus service is making taxi travel "high risk", according to a Government Gazette notice published on Friday.

Golden Arrow bus petrol bombed in Khayelitsha

2019-05-02 18:04

Another Golden Arrow bus went up in flames in Cape Town - this time in Khayelitsha, the City of Cape Town's fire and rescue services says.

Court turns down N2 Wild Coast Road appeal

2019-04-30 17:21

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) has welcomed a ruling by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that affirmed its decision to proceed with the construction of the N2 Wild Coast Toll Highway.

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.

Commuters and activists occupy PRASA and ANC offices

2019-04-17 22:37

Eighty demonstrators occupied the offices of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, demanding that Transport Minister Blade Nzimande fix the country's rail system.

Cape Town traffic offers free roadworthies ahead of Easter rush

2019-04-12 19:51

Cape Town traffic services is offering free roadworthy tests ahead of the Easter weekend.

Ramaphosa 'happy' after two new Prasa trains unveiled

2019-04-09 17:18

President Cyril Ramaphosa is happy with Prasa's efforts to improve South Africa's railway service and declared this at the launch of two new trains in Cape Town.

Transport dept failed to protect commuters using illegally converted panel vans - Pubic Protector

2019-03-28 18:24

The Public Protector has found that the Department of Transport failed to take effective and efficient measures to ensure commuters were safe while travelling in panel vans that were illegally converted into minibus taxis.

Bad drivers beware! Joburg has a new WhatsApp-based hotline

2019-03-27 17:03

Reporting reckless and negligent driving in Joburg is easy thanks to the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department launch of the pilot Buya Mthetho hotline project.

 

The SA minibus taxi industry is absolutely massive – here’s everything you need to know

2019-05-18 13:30

Almost 70% of SA households use minibus taxis, which only became legal in 1987.

Uber is offering discounts on trips to polling stations on Wednesday – even if it is being slightly cheap compared to 2016

2019-05-06 11:42

You can get R50 off a trip to and from casting your vote on 8 May by using the right discount code.

Harambee on what must be done to get young people working

2019-05-02 16:16

Harambee was established in 2011 by business and government to solve the youth unemployment problem in South Africa.

'Let Western Cape manage its own Prasa network' - DA to national government

2019-04-24 17:16

The Democratic Alliance has called on national government to grant the Western Cape and Cape Town metro the authority to manage Prasa's network and stations.

Road safety urged as Easter rush gears up

2019-04-19 06:56

Transport and roads authorities have pleaded for caution during the Easter exodus as people fan out around the country to visit family and friends, or just get a much-needed rest.

Mpumalanga authorities to focus on Mozambique and eSwatini borders this Easter

2019-04-15 22:28

Road safety and security agencies in Mpumalanga are planning various interventions to prevent rising road death fatalities over the Easter weekend, as well as to relieve traffic congestion at border posts into Mozambique and eSwatini.

#Shutdown: Protests keep pupils out of school

2019-04-12 17:39

The effect the shutdown protests are having on schools is worrying education authorities who are particularly concerned about this year's matric candidates and their vital preparation for the National Senior Certificate exams.

Ramaphosa visits Prasa about rail improvements

2019-04-09 05:15

Not long after experiencing what rail commuters go through daily, President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to meet the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa in Cape Town.

WATCH: 7 trucks set alight on N3 by unknown suspects

2019-03-28 08:03

The N3 between Mooi River and Estcourt remains closed in both directions as clean-up operations are underway.

Sanral suspends process of pursuing e-toll debt

2019-03-27 13:38

The South African National Roads Agency has announced that it is suspending the process of pursuing e-toll debt.

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