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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?

Langa Spatial Planning near Railway Station . Cllr Johan v der Merwe , Cllr Brian Watkyns Ribbon Cutting event

City completes R10,5 million upgrade of Langa Station South public space

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.


Planning a Sustainable Transportation System

The ongoing problem of traffic congestion in cities can’t be solved by looking at the components of transport systems in isolation.


Bold City: A Bold Vision for the Fan Walk

Bold Idea for the Cape Town Fan Walk: The presentation proposes a bold idea for temporary and permanent pedestrian and non-motorised vehicle routes celebrating cultural and sporting activities throughout Cape Town


Random acts of kindness, and respect, on Open Streets

How can daily random acts of kindness shift the culture and respect on South Africa’s streets?


Are our streets made for walking?

For many people, the concept of ‘Walkability’ simply means how many shops, cafes, schools and other services are within walking distance of a particular location. While this is a really important part of a walkable neighbourhood there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that several other factors improve or reduce the walkability of a street or neighbourhood.

Source: VDMMA

Velodrome development to build business district

A proposed 11.5 ha development around the Bellville Velodrome, called the Galleria, is now going to council for approval. It aims to introduce the concept of New Urbanism to the northern suburbs and become the catalyst for a second Cape Town CBD.