City plays limited role in Prasa Central Line relocation project

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The City of Cape Town plays a limited role in the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa’s) Central Line relocation project, which is listed as a ‘Presidential Priority Project’. The City’s role is strictly limited as the planning authority for planning applications, responsible for the delivery of basic services to the relocated community once funding for these services has been provided by National Government. The project lead is Prasa and their appointed implementing agent, the Housing Development Agency (HDA), working with the National Department of Transport and the National Department of Human Settlements.

Proposal to convert Van der Westhuizen into a one-way

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The City’s Urban Mobility Directorate is calling on members of the public and interested parties to submit comments on the proposal to convert Van der Westhuizen Avenue in Durbanville, into a time restricted one-way, from Hugo Street, towards Luckhoff Street in Durbanville on weekdays between 07:00 and 08:00.

Safer roads for the south

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From 23 August 2022, the City’s Road Infrastructure Management Department, is set to commence with the installation of traffic calming measures in various areas in the south region.

Ravensmead roads to get a new face

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The City’s Road Infrastructure Management Department is set to commence with the resealing of various roads in Ravensmead on Monday, 29 August 2022. The works are scheduled to take about six weeks to complete, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather.

City working with e-hailing industry on lifting of moratorium on applications for metered-taxi operating licences

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The City of Cape Town is working closely with e-hailing platforms, e-hailing operators and their associations in an effort to lift the current moratorium on applications for metered-taxi operating licences within the next few months. The moratorium was imposed on 24 February 2021 with the intention to ensure the long-term sustainability of the metered-taxi industry.

Residents encouraged to comment on City 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 upgrade of a section of Voortrekker Road in Maitland and Kensington. Residents and interested and affected parties, such as business owners, now have the opportunity to comment on these proposals to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety. The closing date for comments is 15 September 2022.

City calling on Strand residents to comment on proposed one-way conversions

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The City of Cape Town is calling on residents in Strand to comment on the proposed conversion of a portion of Beach Road and Haarlem Street into one-way streets to accommodate the second phase of the Strand sea wall rehabilitation project. The public participation process is commencing on Monday, 22 August 2022, with the closing date for comments on Thursday, 22 September 2022.