For a city to efficiently and effectively function it has to have an intermodal network. TCT is responsible for the planning, construction, management, rehabilitation and maintenance of its network. TCT is also responsible for what happens on the network, whether it owns it or not.
Cape Town's roads are the City's largest asset, valued at an estimated R91.8 billion. Comprising 11 000 km, the majority of the City's roads require maintenance and more investment than is currently available. Approximately 150 km of freeway are co-managed by the City with national and provincial government.
Cape Town's rail network is 610 km of rail line, 169 kms of which is passenger rail owned by Transnet and operated by Metrorail. Transnet is responsible for freight and owns and manages parts of the rail line. The City owns 53 km of freight sidings.
Cape Town’s stormwater system, which drains the city and prevents waterlogging, is an extensive network of built infrastructure and natural ecosystems such as rivers and wetlands.
Find out more about major projects underway to improve the road, rail and stormwater networks in Cape Town.