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Support World Car-Free Day on 22 September

On Friday, 22 September 2017, cities around the globe will be celebrating World Car-Free Day - a day to showcase how our cities might look like, feel like, and sound like without cars...

By Ilse van den Berg 8 hours ago

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

NEW DELHI, India: India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks...

3 days ago

Get moving or lose funding, cities warned

The Department of Transport has given municipal authorities an ultimatum: shape up or lose bus rapid transit (BRT) funding...

15 Sep 2017

Uber-Puma Fuel Card launched

Through expanding its fuel card business, Puma Energy Tanzania has established a partnership with Uber to supply fuel to all registered Uber partner-drivers...

11 Sep 2017

Taxi drivers to operate IPTS buses

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has clinched an operating deal that will see taxi drivers from the northern areas run the city's bus system along the Cleary Park route...

11 Sep 2017

Nigeria launches 'bicycle riding' project for transportation in Abuja

The National Council on Transportation has approved the commencement of a 'bicycle riding' project, as a means of transportation in the Federal Capital Territory...

7 Sep 2017

Petrol price to increase by 67c/l

NEWSWATCH: The department of energy has announced that the price of petrol will increase by 67 cents to R13.72 per litre as of tomorrow, Wednesday, 6 September 2017...

5 Sep 2017

Uber to go public, launches Movement tool

NEWSWATCH: Things have no doubt been abuzz at Uber with new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wanting to take the company public in the next 18 to 36 months. In addition, the company has officially launched its Movement tool...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Sep 2017

Uber hires Dara Khosrowshahi as chief exec

Uber has appointed Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi as its new chief executive...

30 Aug 2017

Modernised minibus-taxi industry to have central role in Cape Town's IPTN Business Plan

The City of Cape Town's Integrated Public Transport Network (IPTN) Business Plan which proposes significant involvement of the minibus-taxi industry in future MyCiTi service rollouts, has been adopted...

25 Aug 2017

Is carpooling the future of urban mobility?

Advances in driverless technology are unstoppable and will likely replace existing private vehicles in all cities across the world in the next 15 - 20 years...

By Chris Megan 24 Aug 2017

Taxi-hailing firm Little launches own virtual wallet

Safaricom-backed taxi-hailing platform Little has unveiled an electronic wallet to encourage riders using their taxis to pay for trips online...

By Annie Njanja 22 Aug 2017

N2 project to make travelling easier

The N2 Wild Coast project will improve mobility and connectivity between provinces and towns, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi...

21 Aug 2017

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International

Airbus opens first plane-completion centre in China

TIANJIN, China: Airbus on Wednesday inaugurated its first completion centre for large aircraft in China, a new asset for the European manufacturer in heated competition with American rival Boeing.

10 hours ago

British Airways starts African and Indian Ocean Islands expansion

British Airways will be starting its services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius, with more seats on other routes as part of its African network expansion. This will include services to the Seychelles between March and October, which will be operated by the airlines newest fleet of aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, as well as expanding its three current Boeing 777 services to five, from Gatwick to Mauritius as from October.

1 day ago

Boeing, Malaysia Airlines sign MoU

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 16 aeroplanes.

14 Sep 2017

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