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Voices of the City: Lola Adefope

This week Voices of the City features Lola Adefope, a creative soul who calls Lagos her home.

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Voices of the City: Charne Simpson

This week’s Voices of the City sees us learning more about Charne Simpson, a born and bred Cape Town creative.

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Voices of the City: Interview with Sharon Lewis

This week’s Voices of the City sees us learning more about Sharon Lewis of the Johannesburg Development Agency.

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Can transport and urban design “speak with each other”?

The design of our cities affects how we move around, and how we move around affects the design of our cities and ultimately, urban life. One city which has made major strides in getting transport and urban design to “speak with each other” is Toronto.

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Is Cape Town an “African” city? : An interview with South African travel writer Dawn Jorgensen

South African travel writer Dawn Jorgensen sits down with Our Future Cities and shares her perspective on whether Cape Town is an ‘African city.’

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Three cities explore water-based transport to improve urban mobility

Cities around the world have decided to rock the boat by leaving crowded urban roadways for more open avenues on the water to address congested roads and traffic jams.

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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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How public transportation can reduce congestion

When will we change our mindsets and lifestyles?
Will Johannesburg’s Corridors of Freedom free us from our tight grip on privatized motor vehicles?

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Equalising the Cost of Distance

by Marius Pieterse
We welcome the soon-to-be-implemented reduction in Rea Vaya fares for commuters travelling more than 25 km.
We were pleased to note that, as from this coming weekend, Rea Vaya fares will be reduced for people travelling more than 25 kms, as well as for single trip users.  This follows the recent scrapping of [...]