Cape Town has 657 unique minibus taxi routes covering 8,870 kms. The team at WhereIsMyTransport visited every taxi rank, riding over 13,000kms and have captured the entire network in one map.
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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?
Two trunk routes share an 8 km segment, providing several transfer opportunities; from Khayelitsha to Wynberg and Mitchell’s Plain to Claremont.
South Africa is not a country of cars. In fact, the majority do not own cars. Brett Petzer makes the case for cycling, and why it should matter to the future planning of South African cities.
Professor Vanessa Watson of the UCT City and Regional Planning programme shares 10 reasons why the Wescape development would be a complete disaster for Cape Town.
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The tender for the provision of tuk-tuk public transport services was issued on Friday 15 April 2016 by Transport for Cape Town, the City’s transport authority.
‘We want to use this tender process to appoint public transport operators who will operate 80 tuk-tuk vehicles across eight areas in Cape Town […]
The City of Cape Town says it will next month advertise a multimillion-rand tender for the procurement of a fleet of 12m-long electric buses, in line with its commitment to lowering carbon emissions. The city is also considering electric double-decker buses for longer distance trips. The tender, worth R50m over two years, specifies that the electric buses […]
Do you take public transport in Lagos? Are you affected by long queues when catching your bus? How quick is it to get a BRT bus ticket? To review the launch of air-conditioned, WIFI Internet-enabled Metro Buses, Future Lagos has launched a questionnaire to find out how Lagosians use public transport.
Lagosians have become accustomed to the inherent problems that come with inadequate parking facilities and with the lack of adequate public transport, is the future looking bleak?