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Voortrekker Road Corridor holds the key for Cape Town’s future growth | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

National Government and City of Cape Town are collaborating to spatially transform the Voortrekker Road Corridor, an area which has all the ingredients and potential to influence the greater future of Cape Town.

cape town-150902. On Sunday 4th October 2015, the first ever Open Streets Bellville will take place. The focus will be on Kruskal Street, which will be turned into a pedestrian zone. The event aims to strengthen community ties by bringing the people of Bellville out to meet each other in a space usually used by cars. The top end of the street where its meets Voortrekker Rd in the foreground.  
Picture: JASON BOUD .reporter: Jan Cronje.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Reimagining the streets of Bellville with Open Streets

Join Open Streets Bellville on Sunday 4th October 2015.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How mapping public transport can help commuters

GoMetro have created an innovative interactive mapping and schedule system in Bellville that looks set to become a showcase for South African cities looking to answer the ‘information gap’ surrounding public transport.

Render of future Bellville CBD

This week on Metropolist: City nodes

On Metropolist this week, we interview Shahid Solomon, the Executive Programme Director of the Greater Tygerberg Partnership and hear more about the efforts to make Bellville a viable and exciting second node for Cape Town, as well as plans for the regeneration of the Voortrekker Road corridor

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Design the City: Making the case for Bellville Central Area

On Friday 15th of November, The Greater Tygerberg Partnership closed the Design the City series of seminars with a session mostly focused on the Eastern and Southern area, that is; Bellville central and the UWC/ CPUT “Mega-campus”.

Render of future Bellville CBD

10 reasons why Bellville could boom or bust

Could Bellville become Cape Town’s next improvement district success story, or are there too many challenges? Read our five reasons why this plan has the potential to succeed and five weaknesses that might prevent it.

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Velodrome development to build business district

A proposed 11.5 ha development around the Bellville Velodrome, called the Galleria, is now going to council for approval. It aims to introduce the concept of New Urbanism to the northern suburbs and become the catalyst for a second Cape Town CBD.