TRANSPORT

“Timetables have become decorations on the Metrorail boards”

An open letter to PRASA and the Department of Transport

By Phumulani Ndlovu - 5 October 2018
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Learners march in Worcester demanding scholar transport

Children in rural areas struggle to get to school

By Barbara Maregele - 5 October 2018
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Chaos at Bellville taxi rank

MEC said rank will be open when it is safe

By Tariro Washinyira - 26 September 2018
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14 arrests in Eastern Cape taxi protest

“A bullet missed me. I felt it passing my face”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Yamkela Ntshongwana - 20 September 2018
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Wheelchair users demand better transport

City’s Dial-a-Ride service criticised for being pricey

By Thembela Ntongana - 19 September 2018
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Taxi strike disrupts social grant payments in Eastern Cape

Taxi operators claim MEC won’t listen to them

By Joseph Chirume and Chumani Mazwi - 19 September 2018
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Commuters want September train tickets to be valid for two months

Metrorail admits 37% trains delayed and 18% cancelled in August in Cape Town

By Bernard Chiguvare - 6 September 2018
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Hitchhikers targeted by East London taxi drivers

Hitchhiking is killing our business, say taxi operators

By Chris Gilili - 6 September 2018
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Durban families cut off as road wastes away

Dirt road in Inanda suburb hasn’t been touched by municipality for years, say residents

By Nokulunga Majola - 3 September 2018
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Better roads allow fire trucks faster access to Imizamo Yethu fire

“It could have been a lot worse,” says shop owner

By Tara Osborne - 22 August 2018
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Matatiele residents end protests after meeting with MEC

“It took a massive protest before they could fix the roads,” says community leader

By Kwanele Mketeni - 22 August 2018
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Town poised for shutdown if transport MEC does not pitch

Three state vehicles torched in protests last week in Matatiele

By Kwanele Mketeni - 21 August 2018
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Residents threaten to destroy new road

People who had homes demolished for road construction in 2013 have still not been compensated

By Nokulunga Majola - 20 August 2018
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Children must cross treacherous river bed on foot to go to school

The bridge over the river collapsed in 2005

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 20 August 2018

Taxi council blames government for violence

Lack of recognition and consultation root cause of most disputes in the industry, says SANTACO

By Tariro Washinyira - 16 August 2018
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FEDUSA will go to court to get Gautrain financials

Two-week strike at Gautrain ends

By Zoë Postman - 13 August 2018