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Why cycling should matter when planning the future of South African cities | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

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.

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Archive : The R80 billion plan to sink Cape Town’s rail lines | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

This is the vision for a section of the Cape Town CBD for the year 2030 by Makeka Design Lab. The idea is the brain child of Mokena Makeka, the Principal and Creative Director of Makeka Design Lab.

In 2011, a R80 billion regeneration project for the Cape Town Station precinct and more than 50 hectares […]

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Why are our city spaces designed for serial killers?

Sean Dayton questions a disturbing phenomenon in Cape Town: nowhere spaces designed to help serial killers get away with murder.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | The trains for future of South Africa’s cities

The firsts new PRASA commuter trains produced at Alstom’s Lapa plant in Brazil will be ready by the end 2015.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | PRASA upgrades the old apartheid concourse at Cape Town station

The upgraded Parade Concourse at Cape Town Station was recently unveiled.

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Africa in 2015: The fastest, tallest, largest and newest

The tallest, newest, largest and fastest developments in Africa in 2015. Here are some to keep an eye on.

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Can Cape Town’s apartheid structure be undone?

How are Cape Town’s most urgent urban planning challenges being addressed by World Design Capital 2014?

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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.

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Transport in Lagos: Between building and banning

Olamide Udo-Udoma considers the modes of transport available to Lagosians- from new BRT and rail projects to the recent banning of three modes of transport.

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Fixing transport in cities

The review of our previous #CityTalk with some of your best ideas for fixing transport in cities.