TRANSPORT

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Mbalula under fire following train arson

Eighteen coaches “gutted” at Cape Town station at a cost of over R60 million

By GroundUp Staff and Karabo Mafolo - 28 November 2019
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R2.3 million taxi rank unused for five years

No explanation from Newcastle municipality

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 28 November 2019
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PRASA attempts to hire Eskom’s security

Investigators have already found irregularities involving some of the companies

By James Stent - 27 November 2019
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Taxi association “bans” e-hailing services in Khayelitsha

Government says taxi operators cannot take the law into their own hands

By Madison Yauger - 26 November 2019
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More train stations vandalised after jobs threatened

At least five train stations and substations in Gauteng have been hit by vandalism, theft and burning in the past week

By Zoë Postman - 22 November 2019
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High Court orders PRASA to create safety plan for railway security

Safety of railway commuters put at risk by PRASA terminating contracts

By Madison Yauger - 19 November 2019
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Uber owner claims extortion by taxi drivers - in the police station

Cape Town might soon witness an e-hailing war, says association

By Madison Yauger - 12 November 2019
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Suspended PRASA security manager to be reinstated

CCMA finds Ernest Hendricks was unfairly treated

By Barbara Maregele - 8 November 2019
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“Urine streams down the taxi rank”

Toilets at Govan Mbeki Taxi Rank in Port Elizabeth have not worked for three months, commuters say

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 6 November 2019
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Commuters demand safer public transport for women and children

Women say they are groped and robbed

By Ashraf Hendricks - 31 October 2019
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Taxi bosses want MyCiTi contract changed

Meeting between City of Cape Town and Dunoon taxi owners

By Peter Luhanga - 24 October 2019
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KZN education department agrees in court to publish scholar transport policy

Equal Education has campaigned since 2014 to get clarity on school transport in the province

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 23 October 2019
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Minibus taxis: time to form cooperatives?

Cooperatives could unlock state subsidies for an industry which transports 16 million people a year

By Siyabulela Fobosi - 11 October 2019
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The trials and joys of travelling in overloaded malaichas to Zimbabwe

The minibus taxis with their trailers filled with goods offer a glimmer of hope for desperate people trying to make a living

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 October 2019
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Dunoon: the long battle between the taxi operators and the City of Cape Town

Fight over whether operators who exited the industry should be licensed to come back

By Peter Luhanga - 7 October 2019
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Uber drivers say they’re being harassed by minibus taxis

Taxi association condemns violence

By Aisha Abdool Karim - 2 October 2019