Posts Tagged 'transport month 2013'

Why is South Africa obsessed with parking?

Transit oriented development (TOD) has gained popular support in South African transport and urban planning policy circles. It has become a somewhat trendy term without any real interrogation of what exactly it means for South African cities. What is often neglected in the TOD discussions in South Africa is the magnitude of changes in mind-sets and processes which will be required to deliver city fabrics which support and prioritise the use of public transport.

4 ideas for better transport for urban spaces

October heralds another Transport Month. Given the number of national and international days for a variety of themes and causes, it’s easy for the significance of a month like this to be lost as just another event in a calendar of events. Transport Month 2013 must be different. It really does provide an opportunity to reflect and beyond the month – Act.