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Wynberg MyCiTi Route Trunk T11

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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Design by activism: How we can use our public spaces to create change | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

We look back on our the event on the role and impact of activism in the shaping of the future of public spaces in South Africa.

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.

Khayelitsha MyCiTi

How bus rapid transit routes will reach Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain

From 5 July 2014 the MyCiTi services will reach residents of Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain. The official routes with stops have been made available. Have a look if you will live near a stop!

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Express bus service coming to Khayelitsha, Mitchell’s Plain by 2014

We look at the city’s plans to introduce an Express MyCiTi bus service to the Metro South East by December 2013.

Designing Cities | Part 3: Cities should plan for densification – Thoughts from South America

Cities can either plan for densification, or be prepared to face the unplanned consequences of densifying sporadically. Cape Town can no longer afford to wait, given the increasing impact of urbanization, and the real cost of urban sprawl, writes Alistair Mackay.