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R4.1 billion Khayelitsha-Wynberg MyCiTi trunk route to be launched by 2020

Two trunk routes share an 8 km segment, providing several transfer opportunities; from Khayelitsha to Wynberg and Mitchell’s Plain to Claremont.

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Khayelitsha Youth & Community Centre completed

In June 2016 GAPP Architects completed a Youth & Community Centre on the Corner of Julius Tsolo Street & Mzala Street, Cape Town, Khayelitsha.

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From township to town : Why plans for Cape Town’s Metro South East could improve city life for millions | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

South African cities can no longer afford isolated and disengaged interventions. How will the investments in the Metro South East build a greater town to township link and improve city life for millions in Cape Town.

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WATCH : Informal Settlement Upgrading with Empower Shack

The Empower Shack project is directed by Urban-Think Tank and the local NGO Ikhayalami in collaboration with the BT-Section community and associated local and international partners. The project aims to develop a comprehensive and sustainable informal settlement upgrading through addressing specific core components. There is an ongoing pilot phase is focused on a cluster of 68 houses within the BT-Section of Khayelitsha to be completed in 2017.

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The first 4 units at the Empower Shack project completed

Empower Shack is an interdisciplinary development project directed by U-TT and the local NGO Ikhayalami Development Services, in collaboration with the BT-Section community and associated local and international partners. The ongoing pilot phase is focused on a cluster of 68 houses within the BT-Section of Khayelitsha. Through innovative design and organizational models, the project aims to […]

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Play Khayelitsha: Inside the Game | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Play the City returned to Khayelitsha on the 20th of November, 2015 for a second session to test and gain opinions about the current Spatial Development Framework for Khayelitsha’s CBD.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Can a game help plan the future of a township?

A group of local stakeholders in Cape Town, aim for collaborative solutions by engaging with design of the Khayelitsha Business District, using a game called Play Khayelitsha.

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Using games to re-imagine Khayelitsha’s central business district

 “How can Khayelitsha develop its city centre?”

 Play Khayelitsha, a game developed to bring stakeholders together to re-imagine and re-think the central business district of Cape Town’s largest township, held test sessions during July 2014, to provide further clarity for the relevancy of the method in the Cape Town context.

 

The subject of focus for the Play the City workshop was the […]

Members of Social Justice Coalition (SJC), Treatment Action Campaign, Ndifuna Ukwazi and Equal Education marching through the Cape Town CBD earlier this year to celebrate the release of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry’s findings and recommendations. Photo by Barbara Maregele.

Apartheid geography and murder in Cape Town

Class and race inequality (meaning disparities in wealth, income and education) are vital to understanding murder. Related to this is geographic apartheid, meaning historical (and today’s) “dumping” of the poorest and most vulnerable people furthest away from CBDs and traditionally white suburbs.

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Cape Town Bus Rapid Transit system extends services to Khayelitsha

On 5 July 2014, the City of Cape Town started the N2 Express Service to Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain to ‘top-up’ public transport to these areas.