TRANSPORT

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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
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Elderly motorist doused with petrol in Dunoon taxi protests

Other vehicles also attacked as taxi operators respond to City clampdown

By Peter Luhanga - 1 October 2019
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Uitenhage taxi drivers join protests against crimes against women

“Not in our taxi rank, not in our taxis, not in our homes, and not in our names”

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 4 September 2019
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PRASA employee describes dysfunctional organisation

“Angry customers ask why we want to verify their tickets when there is no service?” says ticket collector

By Tariro Washinyira - 27 August 2019
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Union marches against Mbalula’s plans for North West bus service

SATAWU says employees were not consulted by transport minister

By Zoë Postman - 20 August 2019
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Commuters left stranded by Metrorail in Cape Town

“Every day when I arrive at work I am already exhausted because of the shoving and standing inside the overcrowded trains.”

By Tariro Washinyira - 19 August 2019
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MyCiTi suspension on N2 hits commuters hard

Khayelitsha commuters are battling with transport costs

By Peter Luhanga - 16 August 2019
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Eastern Cape villagers demand municipality fix their roads

Over 200 residents march to Intsika Yethu Municipality

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 15 August 2019
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Man charged with torching Metrorail carriages remanded in Pollsmoor hospital

He will appear again in court on 29 August

By Tariro Washinyira - 1 August 2019
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After 25 years of waiting for government, Ncwadi erupts in protests

“Now that we are doing what other communities are doing, police shoot at us. Protesting is the last option but we had no choice.”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 30 July 2019
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New Masiphumelele taxi rank open at last

The rank has stood unused since its completion in May

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 26 July 2019
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Learners sing for new bridge to cross treacherous river to school

Scholars from Solomon Mahlangu High and Aston Gontshi Primary protested on Friday

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 July 2019