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Lightstone, Tracker analyse effect of lockdown on traffic levels

According to a recently released study from Lightstone and Tracker, traffic levels fell dramatically by more than 60% in Gauteng and the Western Cape when hard lockdown was enforced in April...

23 Dec 2020

Uber, local NGO to launch mandatory safety education for driver-partners

Uber has partnered with Rainn, and Nisaa Institute for Women's Development, to raise awareness of gender, power dynamics, and sexual harassment among driver-partners and riders by launching safety education videos. This will be mandatory for driver-partners.

26 Nov 2020

Taxi industry urged to adhere to Covid-19 protocols

The Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, has called on taxi industry leaders to continue to comply with the Covid-19 protocols, as volumes of movement are expected to increase during the festive season...

26 Nov 2020

Subsidies for South Africa's minibus taxis must prioritise needs of passengers - and cities

Metropolitan municipalities are best placed to administer operating subsidies for minibus taxis...

By Benjamin H. Bradlow and Herrie Schalekamp 12 Nov 2020

Get to grips with AARTO with an online course from expert

Alta Swanepoel has developed an online training course to assist company representatives and individuals understand the impact of the AARTO legislation...

Issued by LexisNexis 11 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Spotlight on transport, as SA gears up for taxi lekgotla

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will continue to invest in transport infrastructure systems that will carry people safely and in a manner that will contribute to economic growth...

26 Oct 2020

CT's Golden Arrow Bus Services achieves zero energy bill

As part of its ongoing sustainability and carbon footprint reduction initiatives, Cape Town's 159-year-old Golden Arrow Bus Services installed solar panels at its central engineering complex, Multimech...

26 Oct 2020

O.R Tambo reopens piazza parking area for taxis, e-hailing and public transport

Airport spokesperson, Samukelo Khambule says the change will accommodate increasing passenger volumes at the airport...

23 Oct 2020

Fusing people-centric design, technology intergral to transforming public transport

From tracking and GPS to smartphone payment and rating systems, a lot of efficiency can be introduced into the public transport sector, said Dr Gustav Rohde, CEO of Zutari at the recent ITSSA Smart Mobility Conference...

21 Oct 2020

Revitalising South Africa's public transport sector

If South Africa does not address its declining economy and revive its public transport sector it will not be able to cope with its rising population, or with climate change, says Gautrain Management Authority CEO, William Dachs...

13 Oct 2020

Why operational subsidies are key to reforming South Africa's minibus taxi sector

The role of government should be to improve and reorganise this sector to address the needs of users. The proposed national operational subsidy is an opportunity to do precisely that...

By Benjamin H. Bradlow 12 Oct 2020

Plentywaka partners with Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing

Plentywaka, a bus-hailing app in Nigeria, has announced the latest move of its ambitious plan to revolutionise Nigerian travel with the new, home-grown partnership with Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM)...

6 Oct 2020

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