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MasterDrive joins PinkDrive in hosting awareness event
MasterDrive joins PinkDrive in hosting awareness event

As October celebrates Transport Month as well as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MasterDrive and PinkDrive are joining forces to host a complimentary event in Johannesburg...

3 days ago

Engineers could learn a lot from dance when designing urban transport
Engineers could learn a lot from dance when designing urban transport

There is little more important for the sustainability of cities than the ways we move around them...

By John Bingham-Hall 3 days ago

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Nairobi smart traffic control system to go live in two years

Nairobi's proposed smart traffic control system will go live in just over two years, officials said of the plan that seeks to ease congestion on key city roads at an estimated cost of Sh1.88 billion...

By Constant Munda 19 Oct 2017

TASA President, Mary Phadi handing Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma a token of appreciation after her keynote speech.
Tasa Conference supports emerging road freight transporters

At the inaugural Truckers Association of South Africa (Tasa) National Conference, emerging road freight transporters from all over the country came together...

18 Oct 2017

Alan Knott-Craig
#EntrepreneurMonth: If you can sell your first startup, sell it

Us humans have a heuristic bias to sell our winners and hold onto our losers. That's not the way to build wealth. Better to hang onto your winners and cut your losers loose...

By Alan Knott-Craig 18 Oct 2017

AA takes hassle out of renewing your car license
AA takes hassle out of renewing your car license

By submitting their vehicle and license details, AA members can avoid fines for lapsed vehicle licences and penalties for late renewals...

18 Oct 2017

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Kenya's Lori Systems wins TechCrunch Battlefield Africa

Kenyan startup Lori Systems has been crowned the winner of the inaugural TechCrunch Battlefield Africa in Nairobi, winning $25,000 in equity-free funding...

By Tom Jackson 17 Oct 2017

Seminar on road tunnels in low and medium income countries
Seminar on road tunnels in low and medium income countries

The bi-annual seminar on ‘road tunnels in low and medium income countries' co-hosted by Sanral and PIARC will take place from 18-20 October 2017...

17 Oct 2017

#TransportMonth sees free training for 200 truck drivers
#TransportMonth sees free training for 200 truck drivers

In support of Transport Month, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is offering free driver training to 200 Mercedes-Benz truck drivers...

17 Oct 2017

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N2 upgrade near Grahamstown making progress

Sanral has announced that its six to seven-year project of upgrading the N2 between Grahamstown and the Fish River Pass is progressing well...

16 Oct 2017

Uber's productive four years of economic transformation
Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017

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Transport Indaba's key focus on integrating trade, transport for Africa

As part of this year's Transport Month (OTM) campaign activities, the OR Tambo International Transport Indaba kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 11 October 2017 and will run until Friday, 13 October 2017...

12 Oct 2017

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Minister inspects Western Cape transport infrastructure projects

The Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi and Member of the Executive Council, Donald Grant, recently undertook a site inspection to monitor progress on a R487m road infrastructure upgrade and development...

12 Oct 2017

National Road Safety Competition: Northern Cape winners
National Road Safety Competition: Northern Cape winners

Young participants representing the Northern Cape at the National Road Safety Competition in Rustenburg scooped five top positions...

11 Oct 2017

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R48m road rehabilitation project launched

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Dr Ismail Vadi on Tuesday, 10 October 2017, officially launched the rehabilitation project of P-243 Road from Vereeniging to Balfour...

11 Oct 2017

Engen health screenings continue through #TransportMonth
Engen health screenings continue through #TransportMonth

In celebration of Transport Month, Engen Petroleum is continuing on its annual Driver Wellness programme, offering free health screenings for truck drivers at two Engen Truck Stops in Gauteng...

10 Oct 2017

Join the #TransportMonth conversation this October
Join the #TransportMonth conversation this October

This year, Transport Month will be hosted under the theme: “Together we move South Africa Forward.”

10 Oct 2017

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Motorists switch to digital driving licences in October

Kenyan motorists will later this month switch to digital driving licences, but will be spared instant fines that come with the smart card due to a pending court case...

By James Kariuki 6 Oct 2017

Ford, Lyft join forces to take self-driving cars mainstream
Ford, Lyft join forces to take self-driving cars mainstream

A new partnership between Ford and Lyft will aim to bring self-driving vehicles to the masses and help both companies progress toward more affordable, dependable, and accessible transportation future...

6 Oct 2017

Self-piloted electric air vehicle to change urban air mobility
Self-piloted electric air vehicle to change urban air mobility

Airbus Helicopters' CityAirbus, a multi-passenger, self-piloted electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicle is designed to carry up to four passengers over congested megacities...

4 Oct 2017

Nigeria's GoMyWay to close
Nigeria's GoMyWay to close

Nigerian ridesharing platform GoMyWay has announced its closure at the end of October, citing lack of funding to continue operations...

By Gabriella Mulligan 2 Oct 2017

Mobility startups invited to apply for Man accelerator
Mobility startups invited to apply for Man accelerator

African mobility startups are invited to apply for the Man Truck and Bus Impact Accelerator, which offers access to mentorship and visits to mobility hotspots in Cape Town, Mumbai, Munich, and San Francisco...

By Tom Jackson 29 Sep 2017

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Ride-sharing driver numbers to reach 8.6 million by 2022

A new study from Juniper Research has found that a surge in shared transport will continue, with driver and passenger numbers seeing substantial growth over the next five years...

29 Sep 2017

Bonang Mohale, CEO: Business Leadership South Africa
Corrupt SOEs threaten SA's economy

After suspending KPMG, BLSA has announced it has done the same with Eskom and Transnet...

28 Sep 2017

Electric car-sharing service to roll into Singapore
Electric car-sharing service to roll into Singapore

SINGAPORE: An electric car-sharing service will be launched in Singapore in December, in what the company behind the scheme said on Wednesday was a first for Southeast Asia...

28 Sep 2017

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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 21 Sep 2017

Business critical of Transnet's proposed higher port charges
Business critical of Transnet's proposed higher port charges

State-owned rail, port, and pipeline company Transnet has been criticised by business for pushing for "unjustifiable" hikes in port tariffs...

21 Sep 2017

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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...

18 Sep 2017

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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

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