The City of Cape Town is proposing several changes to existing intersections along the M3, the most important arterial road link between suburbs in the Southern Peninsula and the city. The intention is to alleviate the bottlenecks along the M3 between Upper Hillwood Road and Newlands Avenue by removing two signalised intersections, implementing three median closures and a road closure, among others, to assist the free flow of traffic along this section. We are calling on residents, road users, and all interested and affected parties to please peruse these proposals and to submit comments by 18 November 2022.
The deadline to participate in the demand-and-supply survey for hail-and-ride customers and metered-taxi operators, including those using e-hailing platforms, has been extended to Monday 24 October 2022.
The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate is set to commence with the next phase of resealing various roads in Uitsig and Cravenby from Monday, 17 October 2022. Residents can expect the work to continue until Tuesday, 22 November 2022, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather.
The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate is set to commence with the resealing of Binneman and Burlington Roads between the N1 and Van Der Stel Road in Okadale from Monday, 17 October 2022. Residents can expect the work to continue until Tuesday, 8 November 2022, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather.
The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate has drafted a new Comprehensive Integrated Transport Plan (CITP), outlining the strategies and plans for the next five years – 2023 to 2028 – to improve transport in Cape Town, including access to a range of transport choices that are sustainable and dignified. The draft CITP is now available for public comment until 30 November 2022.
The City’s Urban Mobility Directorate is hosting a public information day on Tuesday, 18 October 2022, about the proposed MyCiTi station, facilities for other bus services, and upgrades to Stanhope Road and Claremont Boulevard in Claremont. The investment in this precinct forms part of the expansion of the MyCiTi footprint to Claremont, Wynberg, Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha. Residents are encouraged to use this opportunity to ask officials questions about the concept design for the facilities and road upgrades. The closing date for comment is 10 November 2022.
The City of Cape Town has implemented thermal sensors at four pedestrian crossings in Blaauwberg, the first of its kind in South Africa. This innovative system is widely used in Europe to improve traffic flow, and Councillor Rob Quintas, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility, and members of the City’s Portfolio Committee on Urban Mobility visited the crossings earlier today as part of their Transport Month oversight tour.
The City of Cape Town is planning an upgrade of the Nolungile public transport facility in Site C in Khayelitsha. The proposed upgrades are intended to improve the commuting experience for residents and minibus-taxi operators. Residents and interested parties are invited to attend an open day on 12 October 2022, and to submit their comments by 26 October 2022.
The construction of the new public transport interchange (PTI) in Somerset West is well underway with 34% of the project works complete. The City is spending approximately R65 million on this project, the biggest investment in the central business district of Somerset West in recent years. Earlier today Councillor Rob Quintas, the Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility, accompanied the Portfolio Committee Members for Urban Mobility on a site visit to observe the progress to date.
The City of Cape Town is proposing a brand new public transport interchange in Vuyani, with facilities for minibus-taxi operators and commuters travelling to Mfuleni, Eerste River, Blackheath, Kuils River and Lwandle. Residents and interested parties are invited to attend an open day and to submit their comments by 26 October 2022.