Cycling in the City is a special Transport Month 2013 feature interviewing cyclists about their experiences as a cyclist in different communities and cities.
For those on a budget, or those willing to forgo the perceived ‘safer’ options, a tuk-tuk has always been the first choice. Whether bouncing around on the streets of Vientiane, Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Mumbai, Kolkata or Dhaka, their infamous darting manoeuvrability, gap-taking and general lack of rule following is universal.
Gail Jennings from Ride Your City and Mobility Magazine takes a look at the possibilities, if the so-called ‘public transport lifestyle’ of many international cities would work in South Africa.
Last week saw the official launch of the 56.1km high-speedish rail link between Pretoria and Johannesburg. It’s a giant leap forward