A MyCiTi station, facilities for other bus services, and upgrades to Stanhope Road and Claremont Boulevard, are proposed for Claremont. The investment in this precinct forms part of the expansion of the MyCiTi footprint to Claremont, Wynberg, Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha. The concept design for the facilities and road upgrades will be available for comment from 10 October until 10 November 2022.
The City of Cape Town’s survey about the demand for and supply of metered-taxi services is now also available on the City’s website. We urge hail-and-ride customers and metered-taxi operators, including those using e-hailing platforms, to please participate by either downloading the cellphone application from app stores, or to visit our website to complete the survey. The closing date for participating is 17 October 2022.
The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Western Cape Government’s Department of Transport and Public Works that will see several roads classified as divisional and minor roads within the municipal boundaries devolved to the City as the new road authority.
The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate will, in coming days, commence with the construction of a new pedestrian bridge in the vicinity of Watergate Estate, Lentegeur. The new bridge will provide a safe railway crossing to pedestrians; as well as access to the new MyCiTi station that will be located along AZ Berman Drive.
The City’s Urban Mobility Directorate has completed the construction of the Makhaza public transport interchange on the corner of Nyanda Avenue and Japhta K Masemola Road in Khayelitsha. The directorate has invested approximately R15 million in the development of this infrastructure to improve public transport services in the area.
On Monday, 3 October 2022, the City’s Urban Mobility Directorate will commence with the demolition and removal of the disused steel pipe and concrete encasement on a City-owned erf in Victoria Road in Clifton. The works are expected to be completed by 14 October 2022, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather.
The City of Cape Town is urging hail-and-ride customers and metered-taxi operators, including those using e-hailing platforms, to participate in the survey that will assist the Urban Mobility Directorate in determining the demand for and supply of these services across the city. The survey is available on a cellphone application that was developed for this purpose. The application is available for downloading from app stores right now with the closing date for participating on 17 October 2022.
The City of Cape Town’s Road Infrastructure Management Department will be resurfacing various roads in the northern suburbs over the next two months. Residents in Kraaifontein, Brackenfell, Bellville and Durbanville both north and south of the N1 can expect this maintenance work to commence on Monday, 26 September 2022.
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.
The City of Cape Town wants to advise the public of the upcoming lane closures at the intersection of Govan Mbeki Road and Jan Smuts Drive in Hanover Park. The lane closures will be in place while we are constructing a freestanding elevated traffic circle, the first of its kind in South Africa, as part of the roll-out of the MyCiTi service to the metro-south east.