TRANSPORT

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PRASA ordered to cough up after commuter pushed out of train

Masibulele Rautini would not have been injured “had PRASA ensured the doors were kept closed”

By Aidan Jones - 7 December 2018
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PRASA spent millions on automated gates that don’t work

Lucky Montana used the 2010 World Cup to justify a closed tender for the gates, but work on them only began months after the event finished, according to the Public Protector

By Steve Kretzmann - 5 December 2018
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Court hears objections to new N2 highway

New Wild Coast route shortens road by 75km but passes through ancestral land

By Zoë Postman - 4 December 2018
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Durban Metrorail commuter loses job after train delays

Several commuters complain of overcrowded carriages, delayed trains

By Nomfundo Xolo - 27 November 2018
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Cape Town Civic Centre locked down during MyCiTi protest

City says it cannot insource aggrieved employees

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 November 2018
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MyCiTi workers continue to strike as buses are burnt

Taxi bosses have started defending buses in Milnerton

By Peter Luhanga - 9 November 2018
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Metrorail is bad enough if you can see: it’s worse if you’re blind

Blind commuters recount their daily battles on the trains

By Tariro Washinyira - 9 November 2018
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New Rail Enforcement Unit officers will be armed

All three levels of government co-operate in latest effort to protect Cape Town’s train commuters

By Mary-Anne Gontsana and Phathiswa Shushwana - 29 October 2018
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MyCiTi bus drivers released on bail

The strikers were arrested on Tuesday for defying a court order

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 October 2018
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Five bus drivers arrested as MyCiTi strike heats up

Workers defied court order, says Brett Herron

By Tariro Washinyira - 23 October 2018
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Metrorail commuter files assault charge

Passenger says ticket checkers and guards punched him when he entered the wrong carriage

By Bernard Chiguvare - 23 October 2018
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Eastern Cape villagers must wait two months or walk miles to clinics

With only three mobile clinics to serve 93 places in Intsika Yethu, weekly visits are not possible

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Yamkela Ntshongwana - 19 October 2018
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Workers stand in solidarity with MyCiTi bus strikers

Brett Herron criticises unprotected strike

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 October 2018
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Workers vow to continue with MyCiTi bus strike

NUMSA says strike “hijacked” by EFF

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 October 2018
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Striking drivers disrupt MyCiTi bus routes

Employees, who are unhappy with pay differences and dissatisfied with their union, have started an unprotected strike

By Tariro Washinyira - 15 October 2018

“Timetables have become decorations on the Metrorail boards”

An open letter to PRASA and the Department of Transport

By Phumulani Ndlovu - 5 October 2018