"travel" tag

City of Cape Town invites tenders for 80 tuk-tuk licences

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The tender for the provision of tuk-tuk public transport services was issued on Friday 15 April 2016 by Transport for Cape Town, the City’s transport authority.
‘We want to use this tender process to appoint public transport operators who will operate 80 tuk-tuk vehicles across eight areas in Cape Town […]

Durban CBD Grey Street

From the desk of Future Cape Town: Why we need a weekend getaway

Rashiq Fataar walks the streets of Durban’s CBD and cherishes the break in routine to inspire new questions and ideas about our cities.


FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Ishay Govender-Ypma

Voices of the City is a weekly feature that spotlights the everyday lives of our citizens, living and working in the city. By asking the same five questions to all our interviewees, we discover not only how our experiences of differ, but also what we share. This week we hear from Ishay Govender-Ypma, a food and travel blogger.


Why Cape Town needs more monuments

Are monuments economically viable? In other words, aside from the immense cultural (and scientific) value in protecting our collective history, do monuments attract a higher number of tourists to justify 1) their maintenance and 2) building more of them?

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Not flying close enough to the sun: what Prague has in common with the southern tip of Africa

While standing in a very long queue at Passport Control, Pamela Hellig had time to consider the surprising parallel histories of Prague and Cape Town, and the years it takes for cities to heal.


The future of transportation

The founder of Tesla Motors and the precursor to PayPal recently announced that he was working on a new transportation system, the Hyperloop, which promises to be faster and cheaper.

San Francisco Exit Fare

The heaven and hell of public transport in the US: Exit fares and 90’s sitcoms

Having traveled to various US cities, Andre-Pierre du Plessis shares his perspectives on the effectiveness of various transport modes, from the East Coast to the West Coast.


In Photos: Public Transport in Rio de Janeiro

The Wonderful City of Rio de Janeiro has much to offer and getting around can be interesting fun.

The Beauty

Cycling in New York: Central Park, a sanctuary in a crazy urban powerhouse

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The Sports Edition

The Commuter Edition

You say ‘cycle’, I say ‘blade’

The Running Man

Runners keep left. ‘Bladers pass right.

Not from a history book. This is NMTaxi

Grandpa doesn’t run errands-

-he cycles them.

Old-School Horse and Carriage

The Beauty

Cycling in […]

sastshq: We are very proud of our volunteers – look at the amazing work they have done in one of our


We are very proud of our volunteers – look at the amazing work they have done in one of our primary school projects. They turned a very dull and lifeless playground into a magical world of fun and games. They even built a jungle gym!! Apply for our Education Programme and you too could make […]