The Spatial Development Frameworks guide the 10 year spatial vision and strategies for Cape Town. Read our comment on the plan, including 8 key areas the plan is currently lacking and must address.
Mixed-use development around train stations has the potential to improve safety and bring economic opportunities closer to people. But are we including informal traders? Catherine Luyt adds her thoughts to the Langa Station precinct.
TOD is a tool for combating urban sprawl. This would mean concentrating development of housing, businesses, and services around public transit stations. TOD also takes priority away from the personal automobile and allows us to walk and cycle in a connected city.