CT Creative Week at the Company’s Garden: get yourself to this great public space

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Join Clarke’s in CT to launch new ‘parklet’ this evening

There’re many ways to open Cape Town’s streets to people not cars. And this is the first of many local initiatives… So we’re going to the fundraiser behind Clarke’s this Friday the 14th of September. Clarke’s has permission to build a temporary Parklet for the month of September, aiming for a more permanent structure from […]

Worldwide event, Ride of Silence – Cape Town joins in on 21 May 2011

The Ride of Silence is a free ride, hosted in cities worldwide, that aims to inform motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways. The ride is also honours those who have been killed or injured. For those in Cape Town – 10am @ Mouille Point Lighthouse 20km […]

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. […]

Do Cyclists, or Motorists, “Pay For” The Roads?

Do Cyclists, or Motorists, “Pay For” The Roads? Excellent piece, this, by an Ohio Bike Lawyer Steve Magas. For the full article click here. Many cyclists are licensed motor vehicle operator owners and pay the same “fees” as everyone else. However, public roads, like public buildings, public sidewalks and pubic schools, are open to everyone […]