The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works, the Passenger Rail Service of South Africa (PRASA) and the City of Cape Town have affirmed their commitment to the safety and security of Metrorail commuters and infrastructure by extending the deployment of the Rail Enforcement Unit for another year.
To ensure a safer environment for passengers on the Golden Arrow Bus Service (GABS), the City’s Law Enforcement Department has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with GABS that will pave the way for Law Enforcement officers to do duty on buses. This on board enforcement will add value to the service and ensure the safety of passengers.
The City of Cape Town has notified the N2 Express Company shareholders that it has set 28 September 2019 as the deadline for the N2 Express service to be reinstated.
The statement that hard work pays off, is true for two City female engineers whose hard work has earned them the recognition and respect of their counterparts in a profession dubbed as a ‘man’s world’
The 67th edition of the Lipton Cup Challenge kicks off today; Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, Alderman Felicity Purchase was on hand to officially launch the 2019 race last night.
The new minibus-taxi facility in Masiphumelele is now open for business after nearly 10 months of construction work and the finalisation of an operating agreement with local minibus-taxi operators. The City has spent nearly R16 million on creating a modern and resource-efficient transport hub for taxi operators and commuters.
The City of Cape Town will commence with the extension of Belhar Main Road in August this year. The project will alleviate traffic congestion in Highbury and the surrounding areas, as well as support future developments planned for this region.
Leading up to Mandela Day, the City of Cape Town’s Executive Mayor, Alderman Dan Plato, and Mayoral Committee Members Councillor Malusi Booi (Human Settlements) and Alderman Felicity Purchase (Transport) joined contractors at the Masiphumelele Phase 4 housing project to check on the progress of the project as well as to assist with painting houses and mixing mortar, among other building tasks.
The City of Cape Town recently received an award from the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) for the rehabilitation of the Strand sea wall. The project was recognised for technical excellence in the Marine and Harbour Category. This new sea wall was designed to withstand storms by deflecting water and sand, and to endure the impact of climate change for the next 30 years.
The City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, Alderman Felicity Purchase, awarded Siyabonga Jubeju – a regulator at the Civic Centre MyCiTi bus station – with a MyCiTian Award for outstanding customer relations.