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MyCiti mobile app gains ground amongst Cape Town commuters
MyCiti mobile app gains ground amongst Cape Town commuters

The City of Cape Town's MyCiti mobile application, which was launched four months ago, has accumulated over 21,000 commuter downloads...

1 day ago

Cabinet approves Public Procurement Bill for comment
Cabinet approves Public Procurement Bill for comment

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Public Procurement Bill for public comment - setting in motion legislation for procurement strategies that support government's socio-economic objectives...

18 Feb 2020

#UniteBehind takes Minister of Transport to court over Prasa
#UniteBehind takes Minister of Transport to court over Prasa

Commuter activist group #UniteBehind has lodged a court application which aims to overturn the Minister of Transport's decision to appoint Bongisizwe Mpondo as the Administrator of the Passenger Rail Association of South Africa (Prasa). The application was submitted to the Western Cape High Court on 4 February...

5 Feb 2020

MiTaxi creates app to improve commuter experience of SA taxi network
MiTaxi creates app to improve commuter experience of SA taxi network

The app is set to introduce route signs to users to make hailing a taxi much more effective; and will also feature GPS settings that will notify users when they have arrived at their destined location...

5 Feb 2020

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Petrol price to come down in February

The petrol price will come down by 13 cents a litre this week...

4 Feb 2020

SA records reduction in festive season fatalities
SA records reduction in festive season fatalities

South Africa has seen a 30% reduction in road fatalities since the start of the festive season, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula...

24 Dec 2019

ACSA appoints Nompumelelo Mpofu as new CEO
ACSA appoints Nompumelelo Mpofu as new CEO

Airports Company South Africa has appointed Nompumelelo (Mpumi) Mpofu as its new Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 February 2020...

19 Dec 2019

Road safety efforts lauded
Road safety efforts lauded

With the festive season in full swing, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has commended law enforcement officials for their road safety efforts thus far...

18 Dec 2019

Prasa placed under administration
Prasa placed under administration

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has dissolved the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) interim board and placed the entity under administration with immediate effect...

10 Dec 2019

Remove car lanes, restrict vehicles and improve transit to reduce traffic congestion
Remove car lanes, restrict vehicles and improve transit to reduce traffic congestion

Traffic congestion causes more problems than just being stuck in traffic. There are real effects on the health, quality of life and wallets of taxpayers...

By Fanny Tremblay-Racicot 5 Dec 2019

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Petrol price to rise this festive season

Motorists will have to dig even deeper into their pockets at the pumps this festive season, as the petrol price is set to go up by 22 cents a litre...

3 Dec 2019

Taxi violence commission now accepting evidence
Taxi violence commission now accepting evidence

The Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence in Gauteng is accepting any information that may be relevant to the matters it is tasked with looking into...

27 Nov 2019

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Stop taxi violence

Gauteng Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo has given taxi associations in Olievenhoutbosch in Tshwane 12 hours to cease the violence or face six months route closure...

22 Nov 2019

Construction begins at new Durban cruise terminal
Construction begins at new Durban cruise terminal

Transnet plans to commence construction on its own section of the promenade in quarter three of 2020 which will connect to the new cruise terminal, allowing cruise passengers direct access and connections to the central beachfront with relative ease and safety...

19 Nov 2019

Bakwena confirms N4 route upgrades well on track
Bakwena confirms N4 route upgrades well on track

Continuous maintenance, rehabilitation and upgrades are necessary to ensure the N1-N4 route meets the highest international standards for toll road paying motorists...

19 Nov 2019

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Moloto Road reclassified as national road

The Gauteng portion of Moloto Road has officially been handed to the South African National Roads Agency...

15 Nov 2019

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MSC Cruises becomes first global carbon-neutral cruise line

The commitment forms part of MSC's broader vision to support UN Sustainable Development Goals in tandem with continued investments in the accelerated development of advanced environmental technology that will allow for zero-emissions ship operations...

12 Nov 2019

inDriver expands to Durban, Pretoria and PE
inDriver expands to Durban, Pretoria and PE

The set-your-own-price taxi app, inDriver is live in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria, with over 1,000 new drivers already registered in each city...

4 Oct 2019

Expect more impounds with CT's Traffic By-Law amendments, now open for comment
Expect more impounds with CT's Traffic By-Law amendments, now open for comment

The City of Cape Town is proposing numerous changes to its Traffic By-Law, including amendments that deal with the impoundment of private vehicles and the e-hailing sector. The amended Traffic By-law will be available for public comment throughout October...

2 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

President to launch Transport Month
President to launch Transport Month

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Saturday officially launch the October Transport Month campaign and the revamped Arrive Alive programme, as approved by Cabinet...

1 Oct 2019

Petrol price to go up on Wednesday
Petrol price to go up on Wednesday

Cash-strapped consumers will have to dig even deeper into their pockets as the price of petrol is set to increase by 18 cents a litre on Wednesday, 2 October 2019...

30 Sep 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Students tackle safety issues at Uber Hackathon
Students tackle safety issues at Uber Hackathon

Uber recently hosted a student Hackathon in Johannesburg, which saw students from different universities across Gauteng come together to use technology to aid them in solving real-life safety issues...

25 Sep 2019

Bus with car seats to transform safety of school transport
Bus with car seats to transform safety of school transport

Scholar transport company, Cool (kids') Cabs, has launched The Big Yellow Bus service - a first in South Africa as it is the only bus to provide full 3-point seatbelts and car seats on every seat allowing for safer transportation of children...

23 Sep 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: MultiChoice sets an example

An Onion to Prasa for a tweet about dealing with its problems by convening a 'war room'. Who is your enemy? Commuters are your customers...

By Brendan Seery 10 Sep 2019

Pain at the petrol pumps for September
Pain at the petrol pumps for September

As per the latest petrol price adjustment for September 2019 by the Department of Energy, motorists are in for a hefty petrol and diesel price increase from Wednesday, 4 September 2019...

3 Sep 2019

Enterprises UP successfully completes the Bike Share pilot project
Enterprises UP successfully completes the Bike Share pilot project

The Department of Public Service and Administration commissioned the City of Tshwane together with Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP), to conduct a Bike Share pilot project in the Hatfield precinct...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 28 Aug 2019

#StartupStory: Zeelo launches in South Africa
#StartupStory: Zeelo launches in South Africa

Zeelo, the shared transportation service, has launched in South Africa - it's first overseas market after the UK...

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Aug 2019

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