TRANSPORT

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Hout Bay taxi bosses in hiding after flare-up of violence

Fight over lucrative route leaves five drivers dead

By Peter Luhanga - 2 April 2019
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Bobani must deliver on his promises to PE shack dwellers, say protesters

Councillor promises that informal settlements in NU29 will have services in two weeks

By Joseph Chirume - 1 April 2019
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Soweto commuters in limbo while rival taxi associations quarrel over routes

MEC will keep routes closed until agreement is reached to stop violence

By Zoë Postman - 28 March 2019
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Children left behind by shortage of scholar transport in East London

Department says it will accommodate the learners from April

By Lisekho Madikane - 28 March 2019
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Hundreds arrested in PRASA crackdown

Western Cape Regional Manager says copper theft has reached unprecedented levels

By Tariro Washinyira - 27 March 2019
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Fix our gravel roads or we won’t vote, community tells mayor

Magwala villagers in the Eastern Cape say their roads have not been fixed for 19 years

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 25 March 2019
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Unregistered taxis roam our roads

Province should take stronger action

By David Drummond - 20 March 2019
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Fix our roads, demand Pietermaritzburg residents

Taxi operators and bus drivers join residents in closing roads

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 March 2019
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Unions must be included in steering committee to fix PRASA

Transport union argues for train safety as ticket controller stabbed by a commuter

By Barbara Maregele - 8 March 2019
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City to reissue taxi operating licenses in Dunoon

“There will be a huge outrage in Table View if this goes ahead” says Greater Table View Action Forum

By Peter Luhanga - 8 March 2019
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Dead-end for MyCiTi strikers

EFF attempt to get City of Cape Town to insource workers fails

By Steve Kretzmann - 13 February 2019
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PRASA’s safety permit could still be revoked

Manual train signalling and driver fatigue a major concern for safety regulator

By Zoë Postman - 24 January 2019
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Cape Town’s strained transport service for disabled people

City confirms that Dial-a-Ride is “oversubscribed”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 17 January 2019
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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