The City’s Urban Mobility Directorate will install a number of traffic calming measures within wards across the metro to support ongoing efforts to improve road safety for all residents. The work is set to commence on Tuesday, 15 November 2022 and is anticipated to conclude on Tuesday, 3 February 2023.

The following traffic calming measures have been identified for implementation in the 2022/23 financial year:

Speed humps:

  • Ward 29: Gouda Street, Avondale – Atlantis Vaardigheid Skool
  • Ward 29: Grosvenor Avenue and Gouda Street, Avondale
  • Ward 29: Bishop Mark Street, Mamre
  • Ward 54: Arthurs Road, Sea Point
  • Ward 56: Boston Street, Kensington – Windermere Primary School
  • Ward 56: Eighth Avenue, Kensington – St Johns Primary School
  • Ward 56: Eighth Avenue, Kensington – ECD School
  • Ward 56: Thirteenth Avenue, Kensington 
  • Ward 57: Nuttall Road, Observatory – Observatory Junior School
  • Ward 57: Cecil Road, Salt River
  • Ward 77: Caledon Street, Zonnebloem
  • Ward 113: Circle Road, Table View – New Generation School and Rising Star

Raised pedestrian crossings: 

  • Ward 29: Nightingale Road, Avondale
  • Ward 29: Grosvenor Avenue, Avondale – Avondale Primary School entrance
  • Ward 51: Washington Drive, Langa
  • Ward 77: Caledon Street, Zonnebloem
  • Ward 115: Cavalcade Road, Green Point

Raised intersection: 

  • Ward 77: Hanover and Searle Street, District Six
  • Ward 113: Cnr Gie Road and Circle Road, Table View

‘These traffic calming interventions represent an investment in our communities to make roads safer for all road users. The measures are implemented with the aim of reducing the number of accidents in areas with high traffic flow, including roads which run adjacent to schools which have a large number of pedestrians,’ said Councillor Rob Quintas, Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility.