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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 [...]

RIDE TO WORK DAY MELBOURNE

Two Wheels Good, Four Wheels Bad?

Riding a bike is a strange thing to do: it’s not just a mode of transport; it’s an economic class you’re entering. And it is an initiation into being treated like you’re invisible, and like your rights are optional – when you’re not being physically threatened

Lagos battles traffic in a unique way

Heavy traffic jams on the roads of Lagos, are one the biggest problems confronting residents. The Ministry of Transport have implemented some unique ways to battle traffic, and surprisingly are coming out on top.

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Hamburg’s Plan to Eliminate Cars in 20 Years

With many cities acknowledging the drawbacks of automobiles, car free options are starting to be seriously considered. South Koreans recently went without their cars for a month. In Cape Town, this UCT project considered the implications of a car-free Cape Town, and there are the ongoing talks about making Long Street a pedestrianised road. But how about a city vision for no cars? Hamburg has an ambitious plan to achieve a car free city within the next 20 years.

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New Bus Route to Hout Bay

The MyCiTi route from the City to Hout Bay will start on 15 February 2014.

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Bold City: A rapid transit system which runs on algae

This presentation from Lloyd Martin demonstrated an innovative approach to alternative personal transit operated on biofuel derived from algae.

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Bold City: Public Transport Accessibility

A presentation by Frank Cummings outlining the interconnections between housing and accessible transport solutions in Cape Town.

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Cycling in the City: Graham Wilson

Cycling in the City is a special Transport Month 2013 feature interviewing cyclists about their experiences as a cyclist in different communities and cities.

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INFOGRAPHIC: eTolls, how SA compares globally

This infographic looks at the direct costs of driving on Gauteng’s toll roads and evaluates how the fees we pay compare to other countries around the world. As well as looking at a Rand cost per kilometre, we also calculate the proportion of our salaries that would be spent on toll fees for a daily 80km commute.