Covid-19: Help us protect our passengers, taxi operators urge government

As thousands prepare to travel long-distance, operators say they need help with masks and sanitisers


21 December 2020

Police use rubber bullets to disperse housing protesters

“Every time there is an election the governing party politicians go in there promising them housing and basic services but nothing is ever done”


27 November 2020

Bolt drivers being harassed and intimidated by meter taxis

The company has partnered with private security to ensure the safety of drivers


26 November 2020

Transport employees face retrenchment three months after court victory

In August, the Constitutional Court ordered that 66 workers be insourced by the Road Traffic Management Corporation


25 November 2020

Bus drivers protest for Covid relief

More than 300 Algoa Bus Company employees want to know what has happened to TERS payments


23 November 2020

Covid-19: Trains overcrowded as rail service battles to keep up with demand

UNTU accuses PRASA of flouting safety rules


23 November 2020

In damning judgment, court calls for Road Accident Fund to be liquidated

RAF officials and attorneys told Judge Denise Fisher that cases were settled, but she smelt a rat


17 November 2020

Taxi summit proceeds without National Taxi Alliance

Minibus taxi drivers and commuters GroundUp spoke to in Limpopo unaware of the taxi lekgotla

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29 October 2020

Without the right to public transport, most people can’t access their other rights

Regulating and subsidising minibus taxis would allow citizens to access their rights


20 October 2020

Henley Dam community protest over lack of water

“We have been suffering for long and it’s taking forever”


20 October 2020

Desmond Tutu Health Foundation driver ‘held to ransom’ by taxi operators

Taxi operators could be deregistered or have their licences revoked should they be found guilty, says provincial transport department


14 October 2020

Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money


18 September 2020

Protesters call for Moloto Rail Corridor to be built

“Many lives will be saved, convenience will be brought to people’s lives, and economic stimulation for our locals will happen”


12 September 2020

No hope of Cape Town central line resuming any time soon

Services gradually being extended on other lines


28 August 2020

PRASA appointment unlawful, says court

#UniteBehind took Fikile Mbalula to court for appointing Bongisizwe Mpondo as administrator


25 August 2020