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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?


The City of Cape Town opposes Sanral plans for tolled highways

The city is vehemently opposing the South African National Roads Agency’s (Sanral’s) plan to toll segments of the N1 and N2 in the Western Cape; objecting to procedural and pricing irregularities.

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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.

The new 261 Omuramba – Salt River – Adderley route will be deviated along Racecourse and Koeberg Roads and some stops will not be operational until further notice.

New MyCiti bus routes

Route 261 Deviations

New bus route indicate in green
Please note that the new 261 Omuramba – Salt River – Adderley route will be deviated away from the Joe Slovo area due to the recent unrest in the area when the service started on Saturday, 02 April 2016 until further notice. It will follow along Racecourse and Koeberg Roads […]


Designing your own Long Street

So a few weeks ago we posted an article called “Design your own Long Street” where we encouraged the public to design their dream Long Street using an app called Streetmix. Here are some of our favourite designs sent in from the public.


Fixing transport in cities

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


Improved roads coming to Gulu

Lack of funds has kept roads in Gulu, northern Uganda, in a shoddy state. A World Bank grant is set to change that, although challenges remain. Moses Odokonyero interviewed Gulu Municipality’s engineer, Terence Odonga about the state of roads in his town.


Cycling in Iraq

We have heard about cycling experiences across the world, but how about Iraq? Sally Butter shares her experience in Irbil in Iraq.

A joint request for safer cycling in Cape Town

A joint request for safer cycling in Cape Town on the tragic death of a cyclist in Kalk Bay.


Cape Town to study options for the future of Foreshore Freeways

The City of Cape Town is expected partner with the University of Cape Town (UCT) to find creative ways to complete the unfinished highway on the city’s Foreshore.