This week’s Voices of the City sees us learning more about Charne Simpson, a born and bred Cape Town creative.
This week’s Voices of the City sees us learning more about Sharon Lewis of the Johannesburg Development Agency.
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.
South African travel writer Dawn Jorgensen sits down with Our Future Cities and shares her perspective on whether Cape Town is an ‘African city.’
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.
How are Cape Town’s most urgent urban planning challenges being addressed by World Design Capital 2014?
The ongoing problem of traffic congestion in cities can’t be solved by looking at the components of transport systems in isolation.
When will we change our mindsets and lifestyles?
Will Johannesburg’s Corridors of Freedom free us from our tight grip on privatized motor vehicles?
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 [...]
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