TCT has 9 functions as determined in the TCT Constitution By-Law No 7208, 2013, all of which fall under the management of the Commissioner, who provides strategic direction to the eight departments of TCT. The 9 Functions as contained in the By-Law feed the 8 Departments, which are: Performance and Coordination, TCT Planning, Contract Operations, Financial Management, Infrastructure, Asset Management and Maintenance, Network Management and Regulations.  

The TCT Management Structure, which is headed up by the Commissioner: TCT is built on a pioneering matrix methodology, covering the entire integrated, intermodal, and interoperable transport lifecycle. The eight Departments, each of which are headed up by a director, are:


Director: Toni Van Niekerk

This function coordinates, monitors and manages TCT’s operational mandate. This includes management and monitoring of departmental, TCT and external performance; compliance management; training academy; communication, marketing and change management; innovation; administration and stakeholder management and overseeing the Land Transport Advisory Board (LTAB) and Intermodal Planning Committee (IPC).


Director: Maddie Mazaza

The planning function ensures long term planning and policy development with the focus being the Comprehensive Integrated Transport Plan: Systems planning and modelling including the Integrated Public Transport Network (IPTN); business development; stormwater planning; sustainability planning and policy formulation are all inclusive of this Department.


Director: Sipho Afrika

The contract operations function is responsible for the operational management of contracts. This includes operating contracts that are assigned to TCT in terms of the National Land Transport Act (2009). Functions performed for MyCiTi include contract management and contract integration and facilitation, the Dial-a-Ride contract and others. This Department is also the lead in the rail management actions. 


Director: Marissa Moore

The financial management function includes management of the budget; revenue management and revenue generation, with a focus on Automated Fare Collection for public transport; the management of all grants including PTNG, USDG, CMTF, and in future PTOG and portions of the ICDG. The Municipal Land Transport Fund is managed and operationalised under this function.


Director: Dave Buerger

The infrastructure function includes design and construction of new public transport infrastructure (Integrated Rapid Transit, public transport interchanges, stations and non-motorised transport). It also includes design, construction, project management and upgrading of road and stormwater infrastructure and sea walls, as well as the rehabilitation and upgrading of concrete roads.


Director: Henry du Plessis

The asset maintenance function includes the rehabilitation of all 10 000kms of the City’s roads, stormwater, pavements and non-motorised transport infrastructure. Management and maintenance of public transport infrastructure includes public transport interchanges, stations, shelters and depots and infrastructure asset management includes fleet and small plant management.


Director: Peter Sole

This function includes traffic signalling, BMT Lanes, variable messaging signs, the Freeway Management System (FMS), the Transport Management Centre (TMC) and Transport Information Centre (TIC); rollout and management of the TCT Integrated Information Management System and a central data-bank and geographic information system (GIS) for TCT. Public transport law enforcement is also dealt with by this function.


Director: Abdul Bassier

This department consolidates all the regulatory functions and includes industry transition and transformation. It will also be responsible for the Municipal Regulatory Entity function when this is assigned to TCT, inclusive of bus, minibus taxi, metered taxi and tuk tuk regulations.