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How public transportation can reduce congestion

When will we change our mindsets and lifestyles?
Will Johannesburg’s Corridors of Freedom free us from our tight grip on privatized motor vehicles?

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Equalising the Cost of Distance

by Marius Pieterse
We welcome the soon-to-be-implemented reduction in Rea Vaya fares for commuters travelling more than 25 km.
We were pleased to note that, as from this coming weekend, Rea Vaya fares will be reduced for people travelling more than 25 kms, as well as for single trip users.  This follows the recent scrapping of [...]

RIDE TO WORK DAY MELBOURNE

Two Wheels Good, Four Wheels Bad?

Riding a bike is a strange thing to do: it’s not just a mode of transport; it’s an economic class you’re entering. And it is an initiation into being treated like you’re invisible, and like your rights are optional – when you’re not being physically threatened

Lagos battles traffic in a unique way

Heavy traffic jams on the roads of Lagos, are one the biggest problems confronting residents. The Ministry of Transport have implemented some unique ways to battle traffic, and surprisingly are coming out on top.

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Why every community needs a Fan Walk

What if every community had a safe route like the Fan Walk in Cape Town’s CBD?

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Bold City: A rapid transit system which runs on algae

This presentation from Lloyd Martin demonstrated an innovative approach to alternative personal transit operated on biofuel derived from algae.

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Cycling in the City: Mumtaz Chohan-Gani

Cycling in the City is a special Transport Month 2013 feature interviewing cyclists about their experiences as a cyclist in different communities and cities.

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Bold City: Cycling in 2030

Gail Jennings described the challenges and complexities of cycling in Cape Town from the perspective of a cyclist and what to expect in 2030.

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Bold City: Why the future is electric

Andy Le May presented on the possibility and the viability of a transport future dominated by electric vehicles at our previous Bold City mini-conference. The long standing and dominant issue with electric vehicles is in how to repower electric vehicles or EV.

Zipping through Joburg Streets (Source: www.mg.co.za)

Jozi embraces the tuk-tuk. Can it work?

For those on a budget, or those willing to forgo the perceived ‘safer’ options, a tuk-tuk has always been the first choice. Whether bouncing around on the streets of Vientiane, Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Mumbai, Kolkata or Dhaka, their infamous darting manoeuvrability, gap-taking and general lack of rule following is universal.