A team of officials from the City’s Transport Directorate has implemented a solution that aligns the spatial, operational and financial data of transport assets to better respond to enquiries and fault reports.
Today Council gave the City the greenlight to sign an agreement with the Dutch Government whereby the City of Cape Town’s Transport Directorate will receive R300 million of grant funding over the next five to ten years to improve public transport for our commuters from Khayelitsha and Nyanga.
Construction of Broadway Boulevard in Strand and the Kommetjie Road Project in Kommetjie is progressing well. The two roads were identified to relieve traffic congestion and have been prioritised by the City’s Congestion Management Programme. Both projects commenced in 2016 and are scheduled to be completed by 2020.
The MyCiTi stations in Atlantis and Table View now have roofing over the walkways and glass panels. The glass panels have been positioned to cover the side of the walkways so that commuters are protected from rain.
The City of Cape Town has identified a site in the Foreshore as an alternative remote holding area for minibus-taxi operators who have been displaced from the Station Deck facility.
The Walking Bus project, started by Mayor Dan Plato during his time as Western Cape Community Safety Minister in May 2016, is being rolled out across the city. Today, Alderman Plato launched this project at the Lentegeur Civic Centre, as part of the city’s initiatives in 55 areas across the Metropole. An additional 20 areas will be rolled out in future.
Nearly a year ago, the City of Cape Town, in partnership with Milnerton Estates and Garden Cities developers, commenced with the dualling of Sandown Road and Malibongwe Drive up to the Potsdam interchange.
A new roundabout to improve traffic flow is currently under construction at the intersection of Ladies Mile and Spaanschemat River Roads in Constantia.
Luvuyo Lawrence Jadu, a 46-year old single father from Dunoon, received a MyCiTian award for excellent customer service on 4 October 2019.
The City of Cape Town’s MyCiTi bus service today launched the official MyCiTi mobile app and new website. Commuters can now enjoy these online platforms as their personal planning tools to map out their journey; search for timetables and buses; calculate their trip fare; and check their card balance.