CYCLING, WALKING, PUBLIC HEALTH BEST FOR HEALTH AND CLIMATE JUSTICE

Jeremy Cronin, CD, Dr Ramphelane Morewane 1

Optimizing health in transport and climate change measures – new report identifies key strategies DURBAN – Rapid transit and safe cycling/walking networks are good for both health and climate – and climate experts should consider more systematically how these strategies can reduce CO2 emissions in the transport sector, one of the world’s major contributors to […]

Heavy foot traffic on the cycle/walking paths in Khayelitsha

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We’ve been reading about the City’s NMT infrastructure in the media a lot lately, and the City’s defence of the R12-million dedicated bike lanes from central Cape Town to Milnerton (that there are also bike lanes in poorer areas…).  We went to have a look at some of the bike lanes in Khayelitsha (mid-day) and […]