Cradle Gateway 2 Gateway MTB trail update

Originally posted on Cradle of Humankind Mountain Bike Trails:
MTB Trail construction progress report The entire Gateway 2 Gateway mountain bike trail (18 km) is nearing completion, with the tread having been roughed in, and then smoothed where appropriate. First to be finished will be the 5 km section (the easy “Green – beginner” trail from…

First section of Cradle of Humankind MTB trail nearing completion

Originally posted on Cradle of Humankind Mountain Bike Trails:
After a short break over the festive season, the mountain bike trail construction team is back on site at the Cradle of Humankind. The team has begun constructing the next section of the trail – from the Bridge over the Bloubank Spruit past the Rhino and…

Reducing Poverty in South Africa by Cutting Time in Traffic

By Gail Jennings CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct 2 2012 (IPS) – In South Africa, Bus Rapid Transit systems, which were pioneered to great effect in Latin American countries such as Colombia and Brazil, are being promoted as potentially effective ways of delivering improved public transport services to the urban poor. But experts question whether […]

Can variable speed limits in South Africa work?

Speed limits vary, of course, not only according to vehicle type, but also according to the time of day, traffic conditions, work zone activities, weather conditions, and the lane in which the vehicle travels. So should we then focus our road safety approach on variable speed limits, for example different speed limits for different vehicles, […]

Can CT shift from rhetoric to reality? GREENCycleLINKS & DRINKS CAPETOWN – 28 May 2012

Thanks so much to Marcela Guerrero Casas, the unassuming activist behind World Naked Bike Ride (CT), who’s now rounding up the bicycle clans to take it further. So let’s move Cape Town from rhetoric to reality, with an evening for bike-minded people to connect…. GREENCycleLINKS&DRINKSCAPETOWN DATE & TIME: Monday 28th MAY 2012, 18h30 onwards (Talks […]