City looks forward to a future with less cars

City looks forward to a future with less cars

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Today, 22 September 2022 marks World Car Free Day. The City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility, Councillor Rob Quintas, commuted with the MyCiTi bus service to the office this morning. This Car Free Day the City of Cape Town would like to highlight plans aimed at creating pedestrian-centric and cycle-friendly transport corridors for those making use of public transport.

New speed limit for Otto Du Plessis Drive effective

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The City’s Transport Network Facilitation and Development Department has reduced the speed limit along Otto du Plessis Drive between Dolphin Beach Hotel and Sir David Baird to 50km/h in the interests of traffic safety, with a special focus on pedestrian and related non-motorised vulnerable road users.

Residents reminded to comment on proposals for Voortrekker Road upgrade

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The City of Cape Town has reviewed a 58-year old road scheme related to the upgrading of a section of Voortrekker Road in Maitland and Kensington. Residents and interested and affected parties have a few days left still to comment on these proposals to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety. The closing date for submissions is Thursday, 15 September 2022.

City building a fence at Kuilsriver public transport interchange

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Today, 8 September 2022, the City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate will commence with the fencing of the Kuilsriver public transport interchange (PTI) to improve the overall safety at the facility, and to prevent theft and vandalism. The works are scheduled to be completed by 28 September 2022, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather.

City proposes one-way street conversions for new MyCiTi bus station in Maitland

City proposes one-way street conversions for new MyCiTi bus station in Maitland

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The City of Cape Town intends to build a new MyCiTi station in Maitland. This forms part of the expansion of the MyCiTi service footprint. The bus station will be located adjacent to the Maitland rail station and existing minibus-taxi facility in Ferndale Drive. However, this will necessitate the conversion of Ferndale Drive and a small section of Station Road into one-way streets to improve traffic flow. Residents and interested and affected parties are encouraged to comment on the proposal to turn these roads into one-way streets as from 19 September to 20 October 2022.

City condemns violence in Hout Bay, attacks on MyCiTi service

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The City of Cape Town has suspended its MyCiTi and Dial-a-Ride services in Hout Bay in the interest of the safety of commuters and personnel. This is after public violence erupted in Hout Bay this morning, Monday 5 September 2022, which included the stoning of MyCiTi buses and private vehicles in and around Suikerbossie and Hout Bay Gateway Circle, as well as the burning of tires at the Circle.