TRANSPORT

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Covid-19: PE taxis impounded in wildcat strike

Taxi operators demand compensation for reduced income, others massively hike fares

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 31 March 2020
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Covid-19: Taxi commuters anxious about pandemic

City of Cape Town says it will implement a number of precautionary measures at public transport interchanges in the coming days

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 18 March 2020
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“People are dying and getting injured everyday on this road,” says Cornubia resident

EThekwini Municipality says it is considering erecting a temporary steel pedestrian bridge on the R102

By Nokulunga Majola - 12 March 2020
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PRASA official ‘declines’ to go on air with #UniteBehind

Demand that #UniteBehind not be allowed to participate on the same programme is a direct form of censorship, says organisation

By Steve Kretzmann - 10 March 2020
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PRASA ordered to pay security companies plus punitive costs

#UniteBehind intervention application postponed until 26 March

By James Stent - 6 March 2020
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Uber drivers face risk of cars being impounded

Backlog in processing means many have no operating licences

By Karabo Mafolo - 5 March 2020
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PRASA fails to implement security plan as court ordered

#UniteBehind now wants Minister of Transport to intervene

By Liezl Human - 4 March 2020
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“Sisi, what’s the use of voting?” asks Pietermaritzburg resident

Impassable roads, no tap water, no clinic, no community hall and their municipality placed under administration for irregular expenditure

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 27 February 2020
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Taxis plough through sewage in Port Elizabeth

A drain has been overflowing on Old Uitenhage Road for six weeks

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 25 February 2020
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“Every day I fear for my life” says train driver

Stephanus Louw was stabbed and attacked by three men armed with knives

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 20 February 2020
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COSATU demands government and PRASA fix Metrorail

Hundreds marched in Cape Town on Thursday

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 February 2020
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Ramaphosa should declare passenger rail a national disaster

Six actions that would help fix our rail system

By James Stent and Mmeli Dube - 19 February 2020
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Protesters disrupt funeral procession for ANC councillor’s mother

Over 400 mourners were stopped on their way to Matanzima Cemetery, Uitenhage

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 14 February 2020
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Peace Village residents target funeral processions to protest about road

The protest tactic has worked before in Uitenhage

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 11 February 2020

Families in path of new road live in limbo

Since 2017, 33 families in Mushongo Ville have been expecting to be relocated

By Bernard Chiguvare - 11 February 2020
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JP Smith claims success for railway security unit but cable theft goes on

City says it needs to take control of Metrorail in Cape Town, while #UniteBehind calls for commuter-centred safety plan

By Tariro Washinyira - 7 February 2020