www.findmyway.mobi will show you the way to public transport in Cape Town – and beyond

South African start-up WhereIsMyTransport has just unveiled a free transport information portal (cell-phone friendly), designed to make the lives of commuting Capetonians (and visitors of course) a lot easier. This social initiative – called FindMyWay – has been designed by WhereIsMyTransport, a software company that to date has provided operational software to transport operators, such […]

GoMetro, Metrorail’s mobile info service, looks back on its first 30 days in action

Thirty days ago, as part of Metrorail’s “Programme of Action” initiative, Metrorail Western Cape partnered with South African technology start-up company, mobi.lity, to launch Go Metro – a digital resource for commuters to have more control in their journey when travelling on Metrorail trains in the Western Cape. The first month has seen the mobi-site […]

In their own words: Why Metrorail won’t permit #bikesonboard –– yet…

Bicycles damage commuters’ clothing, and other reasons… It’s international best practice, an obvious way in which to integrate different modes of transport and promote NMT, and an excellent way in which to telescope distance in our sprawling, low-density cities… But Metrorail – the ‘backbone of public transport’ in Cape Town at least – remains unconvinced. […]