Mobility

Bold City: Why the future is electric

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.

Jozi embraces the tuk-tuk. Can it work?

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.

INFOGRAPHIC: eTolls, how SA compares globally

This infographic looks at the direct costs of driving on Gauteng’s toll roads and evaluates how the fees we pay compare to other countries around the world. As well as looking at a Rand cost per kilometre, we also calculate the proportion of our salaries that would be spent on toll fees for a daily 80km commute.