The City’s Transport and Urban Development Authority will, over the next three financial years, spend the bulk of its capital budget on the provision of new housing opportunities, on new roads to relieve traffic congestion, and on infrastructure for the roll-out of the MyCiTi service to Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha.
The City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority and Codeta, with the participation of the National Department of Transport, had a fruitful meeting last night, 5 June 2018.
The City’s Transport and Urban Development Authority, in collaboration with the Richmond Park Development Company, recently completed a project in Bothasig where Plattekloof Road was upgraded into a dual carriageway to alleviate traffic congestion. Initially estimated at R100 million, the costs for the two-year project were reduced to R80 million through good project planning.
The City of Cape Town regrets to inform MyCiTi commuters from Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha that the N2 Express service may be disrupted as from Friday, 1 June 2018.
The City of Cape Town, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), and the Western Cape Government signed a memorandum of agreement which will see the formation of a dedicated enforcement unit to focus on the safety and security of Metrorail commuters and infrastructure.
The City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA) is planning two major infrastructure projects that will transform Dunoon into a well-developed neighbourhood where residents will have access to a first-class public transport facility and formal housing opportunities.
The MyCiTi service resumed operations this morning after buses were grounded for nearly a month due to the nationwide strike action affecting the South African bus industry. The City expects that the buses on most of the routes will soon operate on schedule as the service settles in.
The City has been informed early this evening that a wage agreement was reached and that the nationwide strike action affecting the South African bus industry has ended.
The City of Cape Town regrets to inform commuters that the MyCiTi service remains suspended until further notice. The nationwide strike action is still ongoing, and as such the MyCiTi buses are not operating.
The City of Cape Town’s joint housing initiative, the Greenville Garden City development, is delivering housing opportunities to beneficiaries in the Fisantekraal area near Durbanville. More than 80% of the beneficiaries of the first phase of the government-subsided development have already moved into their new homes. Councillor Brett Herron, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development, visited some of the beneficiaries in their new homes.