Invitation: Transport and Environment Science Technology (TEST) network: Media & Govt Liaison Workshop

The Department of Transport in partnership with the University of Cape Town: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Centre for Transport Studies, will host a workshop to inform various stakeholders and the media about the activities and achievements of the Transport and Environment Science Technology (TEST) network, with regards to research on traffic congestion, air pollution […]

Bike lanes planned for Kommetjie road, Fish Hoek: this is what we think…

Dear City of Cape Town Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the proposed traffic plan and bicycle infrastructure for Kommetjie arterial. It’s good to see that despite the challenges, the City of Cape Town is at least on this stretch of road able to act on its vision of ensuring that NMT (non-motorised […]

Here we go again: City concerned about how cyclists and pedestrians behave toward other road users…

With the upcoming series of public holidays and long weekends, many Capetonians will be making use of Cape Town’s roads and highways to travel, says the City of Cape Town in today’s media release – which initially reads like a call for tolerance by all road users… That is, until we get to the usual […]

Cognitive dissonance… of the Cycle Tour, bikes on trains, and extra capacity…

Metrorail recently took a policy decision, we’re told, to not permit bicycles on trains in Cape Town – a decision that has significant impact on integration, equity and connectivity within a city of long travel distances (too far to ride). And when questioned about its inability to deal with desperately overloaded carriages in the metro-south-east, […]

Have your say: Should Old Marine Drive, central Cape Town, become an ‘NMT Mall’?

Every day, thousands of people of people set out on foot between Cape Town Station, the Long Distance Bus Terminus and the Civic Centre, and onward into central Cape Town. The numbers are increasing monthly, as the MyCiTi Inner City and TableView routes become more and more popular. And with the new MyCiTi cycle ways […]