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 […]

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, […]