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City of Cape Town invites tenders for 80 tuk-tuk licences

Image Credit: Jason D’ Great via Flickr.com

The tender for the provision of tuk-tuk public transport services was issued on Friday 15 April 2016 by Transport for Cape Town, the City’s transport authority.
‘We want to use this tender process to appoint public transport operators who will operate 80 tuk-tuk vehicles across eight areas in Cape Town […]

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Voices of the city: Katinka Bester | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

This week we meet Cape Town photographer Katinka Bester whose intimate photographic journey takes us all on a quest for moody landscapes and uniquely beautiful faces.

Why privatising public land in Cape Town needs a rethink | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

[ April 26, 2016; 10:00 am; ] A number of City and provincial-owned properties close to the economic opportunities of the central city have recently been earmarked for sale. This sparked renewed discussions on the privatisation of public land. Sean Dayton explores the reasons why this is such an important issue.

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EVENT | The future of public space II : Design by Activism

The second event in the series ‘The future of public space’ will consider the role and impact of activism in the shaping the future of public spaces in South Africa and the potential for sustainable, long-term, systemic change.

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Co-designing the future of Trafalgar Park with Square One Landscape Architects | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Mark Saint Pôl of Square One Landscape Architects explains how Trafalgar Park, the 3 hectare park located between Woodstock and District 6, presented “a unique opportunity to create a unifying civic space in a physically and financially divided community”.

The new 261 Omuramba – Salt River – Adderley route will be deviated along Racecourse and Koeberg Roads and some stops will not be operational until further notice.

New MyCiti bus routes

Route 261 Deviations

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Please note that the new 261 Omuramba – Salt River – Adderley route will be deviated away from the Joe Slovo area due to the recent unrest in the area when the service started on Saturday, 02 April 2016 until further notice. It will follow along Racecourse and Koeberg Roads […]

Proposal for new Madiba statue in Cape Town CBD

A bronze bust of Nelson Mandela was unveiled outside Parliament on 28 April 2014
The Cape Town city council will consider a proposal to erect a statue of Nelson Mandela on the Grand Parade. The council’s naming committee is forging ahead with plans to erect another statue of the former president in Cape Town, and has resolved […]

The city council’s mayoral committee has adopted a new, long-term spatial and transport plan aimed at overcoming apartheid spatial inequality, the high cost of public transport.

New Cape Town transit plan unveiled

The city council’s mayoral committee has adopted a new, long-term spatial and transport plan aimed at making the city more compact, denser and concentrated around efficient and affordable public transport.

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Conradie Mixed-Income Housing Development

Plans for multi-million rand mixed-income housing development on the Conradie Hospital site have been revived and construction is set to start in early 2018. Plans are being developed by the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town, and private sector developments in addition to public participation input.

BLOK development: NINEonS design unveiled

Also read : The Guide to Compact Living

NINEONS, the first development for Blok 2016, has launched. The 23-apartment development is nestled between Somerset and High Level Roads in Green Point, and features a shared entertainment deck and rooftop pool with panoramic views of Cape Town.
The building, is angled at 45 degrees, thus ensuring that the North […]