Cape Town plans to take over the rail function in the metropole. Read the plan of action.
Read how cities like Madrid, Paris and Addis Ababa are taking bold decisions to ban cars, and improve cities for people.
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.
Julie-Ann Tyler, a recent masters student in Architecture, based her thesis on creating “The New Public” in which she investigates ways of re-appropriating Park Station public space and new programming that can exist in this specific context.
Sean Dayton questions a disturbing phenomenon in Cape Town: nowhere spaces designed to help serial killers get away with murder.
Mixed-use development around train stations has the potential to improve safety and bring economic opportunities closer to people. But are we including informal traders? Catherine Luyt adds her thoughts to the Langa Station precinct.
The firsts new PRASA commuter trains produced at Alstom’s Lapa plant in Brazil will be ready by the end 2015.
At present there is no train service that serves the masses in Lagos leaving road congested but the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) and Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) are introducing new services, new infrastructure that will cover Lagos and its suburbs.
Metrorail has been offering classes in Buddhist philosophy (specifically, detachment from earthly desires) pretty much since it opened – They’re compulsory, and they start every time you step on board.
Should Cape Town have a central transport hub and how would this function, look, feel and work?