We are exploring the ingredients to promote startups and entrepreneurship in cities.
During the third episode of Metropolist we explore whether Cape Town should bid for future mega-events, and what it needs to think about to extract the maximum legacy.
Andy Le May presented on the possibility and the viability of a transport future dominated by electric vehicles at our previous Bold City mini-conference. The long standing and dominant issue with electric vehicles is in how to repower electric vehicles or EV.
For those on a budget, or those willing to forgo the perceived ‘safer’ options, a tuk-tuk has always been the first choice. Whether bouncing around on the streets of Vientiane, Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Mumbai, Kolkata or Dhaka, their infamous darting manoeuvrability, gap-taking and general lack of rule following is universal.
This weekend sees another route launched in Sea Point for the MyCiTi bus IRT system.
Cycling in the City is a special Transport Month 2013 feature interviewing cyclists about their experiences as a cyclist in different communities and cities.
Tom Payne takes a comparative look cycling infrastructure in Copenhagen and London in search of answers as to why cycling infrastructure in London remains so poor.
Urban transport’s third revolution: sharing systems. More than gadgets for blasé urban dwellers, Justinien Tribillon analyses why and how these schemes constitute a growing trend in urban transportation infrastructures.
At Bold City 3.0, UCT graduate students presented The Loop Project, which they collectively designed while working across 3 continents. The brief was to design a bus transit centre, with a strong focus on the use of BIM (building information modelling).
Mobility and access continues to be a major challenge in Cape Town with fragmented transport services leading to spatial poverty traps for many Cape Town residents. Cllr Brett Heron speaks about these challenges.