Cities continue to be planned around and for cars? Why? The ability to accelerate, as well as the flexible use of cars, clearly make cars appear superior over all other means of mobility-but are they?
The new Integrated Public Transport Network Plan commits to providing improved access and quality to public transportation to all Capetonians by 2032.
This October a number of changes will take place with Cape Town’s MyCiTi BRT system. The Adderley Street station will be opening and will connect the new BRT system with the very important suburban rail network at Cape Town Station. A number of other changes to routes will also be made. Here we recap 5 changes coming from October 2014.
Cape Town’s MyCiTi system now connects Table Mountain to the rest of the MyCiTi system.
On 5 July 2014, the City of Cape Town started the N2 Express Service to Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain to ‘top-up’ public transport to these areas.
South African travel writer Dawn Jorgensen sits down with Our Future Cities and shares her perspective on whether Cape Town is an ‘African city.’
From 5 July 2014 the MyCiTi services will reach residents of Khayelitsha and Mitchell’s Plain. The official routes with stops have been made available. Have a look if you will live near a stop!
The introduction of several new MyCiTi routes since November 2013 has seen an impressive 89% growth in passenger numbers, highlighting the demand for quality public transport in Cape Town.
This weekend, on 12 April 2014, the Cape Town Bus Rapid Transit system, MyCiTi, will be expanding to Atlantis.
The MyCiti bus has transformed public transport for many in Cape Town. Rashiq Fataar considers the history, present and future of bus rapid transit in Cape Town.