The City of Cape Town is spending approximately R193 million on a major road infrastructure project that forms part of the roll-out of Phase 2A of the MyCiTi bus service to the Cape Flats. Preparations are under way to turn Jan Smuts Drive (M17) into a dual carriageway between the intersections with Turfhall Road (M24) and Govan Mbeki Road (M9), inclusive of two red bus lanes in the median.
The much-awaited Morkel’s Cottage housing development, which commenced at the beginning of 2017, is progressing well. The delivery of houses got under way today, 23 November 2018, much to the excitement of the beneficiaries who received their keys.
Following a well-planned seven-hour operation, the City of Cape Town’s Environmental Management Department, together with the contractor, removed the last remains of the Commodore II shipwreck from the Diep River in Milnerton on Friday 16 November 2018. The wreck weighed approximately 21 tons and is estimated to be about 14 metres in length and 6,8 metres in width. The wreck was relocated to City-owned land near the Lagoon Beach Hotel.
The City of Cape Town has made good progress with the Kommetjie Road Project, one of our flagship interventions to relieve congestion in the Kommetjie area in the Far South. Apart from the ongoing improvements to the road infrastructure, local residents have also benefitted from temporary work opportunities to the value of over R5,1 million since the start of the project to date.
A resolution passed by the City of Cape Town’s Council on Thursday, 25 October 2018, paves the way for the development of housing projects in Macassar and Hanover Park.
The 100 officers that form part of the much-anticipated Rail Enforcement Unit will be officially deployed this morning, 29 October 2018. This dedicated enforcement unit is to focus on the safety and security of Metrorail commuters and infrastructure.
The City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority has recorded unprecedented service delivery achievements over the past financial year.
The City of Cape Town will apply for an urgent court interdict to protect MyCiTi personnel, passengers, and assets against those participating in the unprotected strike that has turned violent. We also regret to inform commuters that the majority of the MyCiTi routes are still not operational.
The MyCiTi service is still being disrupted as the unprotected strike by some bus drivers continues. Commuters are advised to please make alternative travel arrangements until further notice.
The MyCiTi bus service has been disrupted due to an illegal strike by some bus drivers who are employed by the Vehicle Operating Companies (VOCs) operating the MyCiTi bus routes. Few routes are operating at present and commuters are advised to please make alternative arrangements until further notice.