This presentation from Lloyd Martin demonstrated an innovative approach to alternative personal transit operated on biofuel derived from algae.
Gail Jennings described the challenges and complexities of cycling in Cape Town from the perspective of a cyclist and what to expect in 2030.
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.
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.
Dr. Luyanda Mphalwa of Design Space Africa is responsible for the design of up to 5 train stations to be completed revamped in the Metro South-East of Cape Town. He presents on future stations as integrated hubs at our 3rd Bold City conference.
With 8 speakers, which for the first time includes students, the third BOLD CITY conference, under the theme Future of Transport: 2013 to 2030, is expected to be an exciting forum for ideas and projects pushing innovation in transport . Tickets are on sale now and the event will take place at an iconic venue in The Fringe; The Bank at 71 Harrington Street.
[ November 2, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Future Cape Town presents the 3rd BOLD CITY conference —an exciting forum, bringing the public closer to the ideas which could shape the future of our cities. Highlighting important, challenging, inspirational and practical ideas, the event will include presentations, discussions, workshops and networking opportunities.
Bold Idea: To make available sought after land in and around Cape Town’s CBD, Sarah proposes that Cape Town station be placed underground. This is a bold idea because it would mean the reconstruction of the city’s largest public transport hub.