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#SONA2019: Road closures you need to know about
#SONA2019: Road closures you need to know about

To accommodate the State of the Nation Address (SONA) and the opening of the 6th Parliament on Thursday, 20 June 2019, several roads will be closed in and around the Cape Town CBD...

8 hours ago

SA Taxi makes taxi ownership more affordable
SA Taxi makes taxi ownership more affordable

SA Taxi has advanced its efforts to overcome the financial, structural and legislative hurdles facing the taxi industry...

9 hours ago

Huguenot Tunnel to get an upgrade
Huguenot Tunnel to get an upgrade

SANRAL has put together an operations plan for the much-needed upgrades to the Huguenot Tunnel, starting in September 2019...

10 Jun 2019

Traffic congestion reconsidered
Traffic congestion reconsidered

Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?

3 Jun 2019

inDriver now available in Johannesburg
inDriver now available in Johannesburg

inDriver, a ride-hailing app, has launched in Johannesburg, with 3,000 new drivers already registered on the app...

17 May 2019

Bus drivers have retained the right to strike following a ruling by the Essential Services Committee. Archive photo: Ashraf Hendricks/GroundUp
Transport is not an essential service, committee finds

The Essential Services Committee (ESC) has denied an application by the National Black Consumer Council to declare public transport an essential service...

By Zoë Postman 10 May 2019

Local software company shines at hackathon
Local software company shines at hackathon

The recent SBC and RCS Future Cities Hackathon held in Cape Town sought to solve some of the world's most pressing problems...

9 Apr 2019

New three-way stop planned at the Cedara interchange
New three-way stop planned at the Cedara interchange

N3TC will implement a new permanent three-way stop on the R103 (at the north- and southbound N3/Cedara Road interchanges in KwaZulu-Natal) during April 2019...

2 Apr 2019

Massive petrol price hike this April
Massive petrol price hike this April

Strong oil prices and an ever-weakening Rand have combined to set up yet another fuel price hike...

29 Mar 2019

Global study identifies success factors to improve daily travel
Global study identifies success factors to improve daily travel

Visa, in collaboration with Stanford University, launched one of the largest global studies examining the growing demand for public and private transportation...

22 Mar 2019

New taxi rank set for Dunoon
New taxi rank set for Dunoon

The City of Cape Town's Transport Directorate will invest approximately R41,2 million on building a brand new minibus-taxi facility in Dunoon...

19 Mar 2019

The Crystal Serenity at Mo'orea Beach, French Polynesia.
Sampling the six-star dining aboard Crystal Serenity's Waterside restaurant

On the night of 12 March 2019, we had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dine aboard the Waterside restaurant while the Luxury Collection's Crystal Serenity was docked at the Cruises Terminal of the V&A Waterfront. Here's a taste of the experience...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2019

Some Soweto taxi routes to shut down
Some Soweto taxi routes to shut down

The Witwatersrand Taxi Association (WATA) and Nanduwe taxi associations have until Friday, 15 March 2019, to close their taxi ranks...

14 Mar 2019

The taxi industry - don't destroy it, save it!
The taxi industry - don't destroy it, save it!

The taxi industry has been the backbone of South Africa's transport industry for generations...

By Vincent Raseroka 11 Mar 2019

Former Prasa Rail CEO back in the dock for fraud
Former Prasa Rail CEO back in the dock for fraud

Mthuthuzeli Swartz, who is also accused of stealing railway lines and sleepers, attacks #UniteBehind and makes allegations against his former colleagues...

By Joseph Chirume and GroundUp Staff 28 Feb 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: Fuel levies up, focus on improving non-toll roads
#BudgetSpeech2019: Fuel levies up, focus on improving non-toll roads

During the 2019 Budget Speech, it was announced there will be an increase to fuel levies and that the South African National Roads Agency is allocated an additional R3.5bn over the next three years to improve non-toll roads...

20 Feb 2019

Have your say on traffic laws
Have your say on traffic laws

The Traffic Law Enforcement Committee has invited members of the public to provide comments on the future and direction of road traffic law enforcement in South Africa...

18 Feb 2019

Driving during loadshedding
Driving during loadshedding

The current loadshedding dilemma is affecting daily functioning on various levels, and motorists, in particular, are voicing distress over interruptions in traffic...

13 Feb 2019

SONA 2019: Road closures
SONA 2019: Road closures

To accommodate the State of the Nation Address (SONA) and the opening of Parliament on Thursday, 7 February 2019, several roads will be closed in and around the Cape Town CBD...

6 Feb 2019

Cape Town railway station to close platforms for system upgrade
Cape Town railway station to close platforms for system upgrade

Several platforms at Cape Town railway station are expected to close from 26 January until 30 January 2019...

By Evan-Lee Courie 22 Jan 2019

Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive Season
Too many lives lost on SA's roads over the Festive Season

The preliminary Festive Season Road Safety Report shows that 1,612 people lost their lives on the country's roads...

17 Jan 2019

Transit advertising (A 'Quantum' leap into commuters)
Transit advertising (A 'Quantum' leap into commuters)

Almost 70% of working-class citizens use minibus taxis also known as 'Quantum' to get to work and back. It is believed to be a powerful brand carrier as it holds the highest brand recall when fully wrapped in a vinyl that provides 100% brand exclusivity...

By Omphemetse Mokwena 16 Jan 2019

WhereIsMyTransport secures additional funding
WhereIsMyTransport secures additional funding

WhereIsMyTransport has announced an investment of US$1.85m from Liil Ventures and Goodwell Investments...

15 Jan 2019

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MSC Cruises' 3rd Meraviglia generation ship to set sail in November 2019

MSC Cruises have celebrated the float out of MSC Grandiosa at the shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, where the ship is being built.

15 Jan 2019

Fuel price drops for January 2019
Fuel price drops for January 2019

The official fuel price for South Africa for January 2019 has been confirmed and is effective on 2 January 2019, with a substantial drop across the board...

31 Dec 2018

Petrol price takes a plunge
Petrol price takes a plunge

There's good news for motorists as the price of petrol takes a plunge, just in time for the festive season...

5 Dec 2018

HOV lanes might buy Sanral some time
HOV lanes might buy Sanral some time

By 2037, motorists travelling between Johannesburg and Pretoria should prepare themselves for a six-hour trip.

By Vincent Raseroka 4 Dec 2018

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4 ways our cities can cut transport emissions in a hurry: avoid, shift, share and improve

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned that global warming could reach 1.5? as early as 2030...

By Hussein Dia 30 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: RentMyRide owns the adventure
#EntrepreneurMonth: RentMyRide owns the adventure

RentMyRide is empowering locals by giving them the tools for a low-touch small business and creating competition for conventional car rental companies...

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Nov 2018

ETC predicts road congestion to be at an all-time high by 2037
ETC predicts road congestion to be at an all-time high by 2037

Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) provided interesting insights and facts in relation to the role of technology in combating traffic congestion, the future state of roads...

5 Nov 2018

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