On 25 May 2013, between 13:00 to 17:00, Lower Main Road from Main Road in Observatory to Malta Road in Salt River was closed off to cars and opened to people to experience their street differently. The opening ceremony was completed by a group of children who signed their names on the street in chalk, endorsing the Open Streets Manifesto. This invites everyone to treat all who use our streets with respect; to actively create inclusive public streets and to find ways to bridge the social divides of our city.
The existing Stadium Uses permitted in terms of the ROD and Zoning Scheme (LUPO) approvals limit any form of commercialisation, specifically not allowing for stand-alone commercial and retail outlets, commercial parking and hiring out of commercial office space to Third Parties.
The City of Cape Town is deeply disappointed to learn that Golden Arrow Bus Services has elected to pursue litigation in respect of its share of the Vehicle Operating Contracts for the buses of Phase 1 of the MyCiTi service.
Our Editor, Rashiq Fataar, shares why the rezoning of Cape Town Stadium should be welcomed.