The Rail Enforcement Unit (REU) inspected 155 hot spot areas and scrapyards last week and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s multi-disciplinary teams patrolled 927 trains.
The City of Cape Town is the only municipality in the country that provides a public transport service for people who have special needs and who are unable to use conventional or mainstream public transport.
The formation of potholes during winter is a common occurrence as it is directly related to the heavy rainfalls and the age or condition of the roads. To this end, the City of Cape Town’s road repair teams are out and about doing visual inspections, fixing potholes, and undertaking general maintenance across the city in preparation for the rainy season.
Commuters are now able to reap the benefits of the massive investment that the City has made into upgrading Stock Road, a road which plays a crucial role in connecting some of the Cape Flats areas to the various commercial nodes in Cape Town.
The N2 Express Service operating between Khayelitsha and the Cape Town Civic Centre station has been suspended until further notice.
The City’s Transport Department will signalise three intersections in Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain. The projects are scheduled to commence later this month and will assist with alleviating traffic congestion and improving the safety of road users.
The Rail Enforcement Unit (REU) conducted 206 stop-and-searches and inspected 75 hotspots and scrap yards this past week. The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s efforts focused on court appearances to oppose bail applications and train patrols.
Mpho Telile, a MyCiTi ambassador from Kuils River, has been recognised by the City of Cape Town for embodying service excellence and going the extra mile for commuters on a daily basis.
The City intends to appoint a multi-disciplinary team of rail professionals to assist the Transport Directorate with the high-level business plans for taking over passenger rail in Cape Town. Taking over this function from the National Government will not happen overnight, but will be done in phases and over time.
The City of Cape Town’s Transport Directorate will invest approximately R41,2 million on building a brand new minibus-taxi facility in Dunoon. The sod-turning took place earlier today, 18 March 2019, and marked the official commencement of the construction.