A much needed city vision is being created for Philippi in the Cape Town area. Claire du Trevou questions how informality will be included in this new approach.
WATCH : Why we have traffic congestion : A simulation of the flows of private vs other transport modes | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
Cities continue to be planned around and for cars? Why? The ability to accelerate, as well as the flexible use of cars, clearly make cars appear superior over all other means of mobility-but are they?
The British American Tobacco SA head office will be part of the V&A Waterfront’s new R700 million ‘canal districts’.
Cape Town’s much-loved Iziko Planetarium will undergo a thorough R27-million digital upgrade, culminating in a state-of-the-art digital full dome immersive theatre facility by early 2017.
Professor Vanessa Watson of the UCT City and Regional Planning programme shares 10 reasons why the Wescape development would be a complete disaster for Cape Town.
Habitat III will introduce a document called the New Urban Agenda that’ll effectively guide the future of urbanisation policy for all UN member states. Cris Robertson explores this agenda revealing that although its content bay be groundbreaking, it is not legally binding. Begging one to question how much action will governments take if there are no consequences if they don’t.
In March 2016, the City of Cape Town completed an upgrade of the Langa Station South public open at a cost of more than R10.5 million.
“Lagos could do with an adaptive traffic control system, as its traffic wardens and signal infrastructure are over-burdened by congestion and rush-hour travel.”
Rush hour traffic on Ikorodu Road, Lagos
Road traffic management is an important point of discussion in many cities around the world. We investigate global developments in congestion reduction and makes suggestions on how some […]
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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 […]
Rethinking the future of public space at South Africa’s largest transport node : A new public for Park Station| FUTURE JOBURG
Julie-Ann Tyler, a recent masters student in Architecture, based her thesis on creating “The New Public” in which she investigates ways of re-appropriating Park Station public space and new programming that can exist in this specific context.