by Marius Pieterse We welcome the soon-to-be-implemented reduction in Rea Vaya fares for commuters travelling more than 25 km. We
Jonathan Manning reflects on the transformation of Johannesburg through the legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the need for a commitment to designing a collective urban experience which can give meaning to Jozi being a united city.
Rea Vaya’s network extends far beyond main trunk routes. Feeder buses operate in outer areas, transporting many residents into the city. Complementary buses ferry people between corridors. With Rea Vaya’s hi-tech Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), the service attracts several thousands of passengers on a daily basis.
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.
This month, Rouen Smit takes us on a BRT World Tour of station designs from every continent. Part 4 – Africa