Archive post: On Your Bicycle – Cape Town Central City Partners Forum, 19 April

“If you are on a bicycle, you understand your city so much better.” There’s no doubt about it – the use of bicycles is vital to creating more liveable cities for all citizens. It is one of the key points made in the “Our Cities Ourselves Exhibition: The Future of Transportation in Urban Life”, organized […]

It’s not (only) about the bike lanes – CT Mayor ‘inspects’ Khayelitsha NMT facilities

Following Cosatu’s provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich’s recent attack on the DA-led City for building dedicated bicycle lanes in a wealthy area in Table View, Cape Town’s executive mayor Alderman Dan Plato showcased dedicated bicycle lanes built along spine road in Khayelitsha to make a point that bicycle lanes do exist in poor suburbs as well. […]

Heavy foot traffic on the cycle/walking paths in Khayelitsha

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 […]