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Zero Heroes drives awareness about sustainable commuting among varsity students
Zero Heroes drives awareness about sustainable commuting among varsity students

Electric transport company EWIZZ has introduced its new Zero Heroes programme, aimed at promoting awareness about sustainable commuting among university students, to three universities in the Cape Town region...

20 Apr 2015 09:33

New award for embedding artistic expression into the fabric of everyday life
New award for embedding artistic expression into the fabric of everyday life

The first of its kind, the SA Taxi Foundation Art Award, marks the first crossover between art and graphic design as an award criterion and the first time art will be taken to the public as a moving exhibition - on minibus taxis...

13 Apr 2015 11:20

Transport conference to explore developments in smart ticketing
Transport conference to explore developments in smart ticketing

The Transport Ticketing Africa Conference and Expo, taking place on 20 and 21 May 2015 in Johannesburg, will be the first gathering of public transport community in Africa to explore the developments in smart ticketing and transport shaping the entire continent...

10 Apr 2015 11:28

SA, Zim talk trade
SA, Zim talk trade

The South Africa-Zimbabwe Business Forum has emphasised the importance of intra-Africa trade to drive stronger economies that benefit the citizens of the continent...

10 Apr 2015 10:26

MAN Truck, Bus SA set benchmark for sustainability
MAN Truck, Bus SA set benchmark for sustainability

MAN Truck and Bus SA has officially announced the conversion of its Pinetown assembly plant to solar power. The truck and bus chassis assembly plant is now capable of operating entirely off solar energy...

10 Apr 2015 07:46

E-toll Alli gets tagged
E-toll Alli gets tagged

The SA National Roads Agency Limited's head allegedly flouted regulations regarding proposed toll roads in Western Cape. There are also allegations of forgery of court documents in another legal battle...

31 Mar 2015 08:00

Fuel tax not so high after all
Fuel tax not so high after all

Even after finance minister Nhlanhla Nene slapped motorists with a huge tax bill, filling up at local petrol stations is cheaper here than in most other countries...

23 Mar 2015 06:13

Farewell to MSC Opera, MSC Sinfonia returns
Farewell to MSC Opera, MSC Sinfonia returns

South Africans say a final farewell to MSC Opera on 28 March 2015, as the popular vessel departs Cape Town and makes its way to Venice, Italy...

17 Mar 2015 12:44

MEC wants IDZs to step up agro-processing
MEC wants IDZs to step up agro-processing

The Eastern Cape industrial zone could learn from the prominent role agriculture plays at the Dube Trade Port in KwaZulu-Natal, Agriculture MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane said on Wednesday, 11 March...

16 Mar 2015 11:35

Port Ngqura creates jobs
Port Ngqura creates jobs

The Port of Ngqura has managed to create over 800 permanent jobs in the Eastern Cape, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Monday...

10 Mar 2015 09:24

Budget 2015: Read the fine print
Budget 2015: Read the fine print

Although Budget 2015 has delivered some good news for small business, the South African Institute for Professional Accountants (SAIPA) says it's not all good news...

26 Feb 2015 11:16

Government to revise toll tariffs
Government to revise toll tariffs

Government has noted concerns regarding the socio-economic impact of the e-toll tariffs and revised monthly ceilings will be proposed shortly, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene announced on Wednesday...

26 Feb 2015 11:05

Louis Berger appointed as consultant for road rehabilitation
Louis Berger appointed as consultant for road rehabilitation

Louis Berger has been appointed by the sub-Saharan Regional Pipeline Corporation (SSRPC) to provide consultancy services worth $7.6m for the rehabilitation of the N303 national road in Mozambique...

24 Feb 2015 09:04

Premier announces interventions to unlock Gauteng's economy; media 'exclusion' from speech slammed
Premier announces interventions to unlock Gauteng's economy; media 'exclusion' from speech slammed

The Gauteng government has announced three interventions to change the space and structure of the economy of the province in order to address unemployment, poverty and inequality.

24 Feb 2015 07:19

Agbiz workshop focuses on new transport legislation
Agbiz workshop focuses on new transport legislation

The new regulations pertaining to the National Road Traffic Act, which came into effect on 31 October 2014 and on 31 January 2015 (Regulations 330A to 330D), are not good news for both consignors and consignees...

20 Feb 2015 06:58

158 Rea Vaya bus drivers dismissed
158 Rea Vaya bus drivers dismissed

The Rea Vaya bus operating company, Piotrans, has announced that it has dismissed striking bus drivers...

16 Feb 2015 11:33

Road closures ahead of SONA
Road closures ahead of SONA

There will be road closures and parking restrictions in areas surrounding Parliament for today's State of the Nation Address (SONA), Lt Gen Solomon Makgale, said yesterday...

12 Feb 2015 06:52

Uber ready to roll everywhere
Uber ready to roll everywhere

Uber, the mobile application platform that connects taxi drivers with commuters, is exploring opportunities to expand its services in SA...

9 Feb 2015 11:45

KZN road accidents a tragic loss of learners' lives
KZN road accidents a tragic loss of learners' lives

Basic Education Deputy Minister Enver Surty says the tragic loss of learners, who died on Wednesday, when a bakkie crashed into a house in Pietermaritzburg, is devastating and unnecessary...

30 Jan 2015 10:05

African Union agrees 'substantive' transport deal with China
African Union agrees 'substantive' transport deal with China

China and the African Union agreed Tuesday, 27 January, an ambitious plan to develop road, rail and air transport routes to link capitals across the continent...

28 Jan 2015 12:39

Uber taxis highlight new compliance challenge
Uber taxis highlight new compliance challenge

The recent controversy over the impounding of Uber taxis in Cape Town highlights a new compliance challenge likely to surface around mobile apps that connect consumers with service providers...

28 Jan 2015 06:50

Road is still king of freight
Road is still king of freight

Freight movers in SA still prefer road transport to rail to transport goods locally, hindering Transnet's efforts to get rail-friendly cargo off the roads...

By Andiswa Maqutu 27 Jan 2015 16:28

Newly established transport nodes accelerate delivery of affordable housing
Newly established transport nodes accelerate delivery of affordable housing

Developers have recognised the growing demand for affordable housing that's located within close proximity to newly developed roads or transport systems, such as the Gautrain and the Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit System in Gauteng and the MyCiTi bus service in the Western Cape...

22 Jan 2015 09:00

E-tolls fee reduction may not lead to buy-in: JPSA
E-tolls fee reduction may not lead to buy-in: JPSA

There "remains little real chance of public acceptance of e-tolling" by Gauteng motorists, despite hints that the Gauteng advisory review panel has proposed a reduction in e-tolls fees, Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) says...

19 Jan 2015 09:14

Adaption and evolution are key when creating resilient supply chains in Africa
Adaption and evolution are key when creating resilient supply chains in Africa

Business decision-makers should be asking themselves how they can respond quickly to fast-changing customer demand, how they can contain or reduce escalating costs and how they can enter emerging markets without substantially increasing their risk...

16 Jan 2015 12:44

Pupil transport again hit by tender dispute
Pupil transport again hit by tender dispute

Eastern Cape taxi and bus associations have distanced themselves from a legal battle between the Uncedo Taxi Association and the provincial Transport Department over the multi million-rand pupil transport tender...

By Mphumzi Zuzile and Bongani Fuzile 12 Jan 2015 09:37

Transnet dashes hopes for future of historic station
Transnet dashes hopes for future of historic station

Transnet has dashed hopes of any quick-fix solution to Grahamstown's vandalised train station...

9 Jan 2015 13:15

Brace for takeoff of low-cost flights
Brace for takeoff of low-cost flights

The oil price dropped to its lowest level in five years yesterday, lubricating the South African market for more low-cost airlines...

7 Jan 2015 10:30

Decrease in petrol price a "big relief", says minister
Decrease in petrol price a "big relief", says minister

Energy Minister Tina Joematt-Petterssen has welcomed the huge decrease in the fuel prices, saying they will be a big relief to motorists and users of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and paraffin, especially in low-income households...

6 Jan 2015 08:45

Slight decrease in December road deaths
Slight decrease in December road deaths

The number of road accidents and fatalities between 1 December and 28 December have decreased slightly compared to last year...

2 Jan 2015 10:20

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