Public Transport
Is Bus Rapid Transit the answer? Over the past eight years the South African government has spent more than 130 billion rand on public transport projects in the country’s main cities.
Over the past eight years the South African government has spent more than 130 billion rand on public transport projects in the country’s main cities. The projects included
19 Nov 2018
Empowering South Africa’s minibus taxi industry The local minibus taxi industry drives the South African economy
Of the 40% of South Africans who use public transport, 67% commute in one of the country’s 250 000 minibus taxis. Without a functioning and operationally efficient industry,
17 Oct 2018
AftaRobot taxi app AftaRobot taxi app hails in a new paradigm for the local minibus taxi industry
AftaRobot, an unprecedented transport management technology platform aimed at every touch point in the South African minibus taxi industry, officially launches today in
22 Feb 2018
Taxi Ride Inside the taxi industry
I’m sure you will agree that those two words don’t have too much trouble conjuring up a cauldron of nightmares for most of South Africa: strikes, protests, gang wars,
28 Sep 2017 - L. S.
Strike By Taxi Industry Strike by taxi industry further exacerbating the transport problems impacting business
“The impending strike by the minibus taxi industry will further exacerbate the transport problems that business is experiencing in the region,” says the Cape Chamber
18 Sep 2017
RAIL Manufacture of South Africa's new rail fleet under way
Gibela Transport, a joint venture 61% owned by French company Alstom, has begun manufacturing the 600 state-of-the-art passenger trains, comprising 3 600 coaches.
09 Jul 2014
Going the extra mile MAN supplies Buscor with two wheelchair-friendly bus-trains
MAN Truck & Bus South Africa has supplied Buscor, Mpumalanga’s premier commuter bus service with two new MAN HB4 Lion’s Explorer bus-trains, specially equipped with hydraulically-operated wheelchair lifts.
13 Feb 2014
Transport on the move Bus Rapid Transit gains steam in South Africa
The month of October is earmarked as transport month and as such we expect much debate around transport and related matters at the 2013 Johannesburg Truck and Bus Show.
25 Sep 2013
Gautrain bus drivers back at work Gautrain services are back to normal
Gautrain bus services have returned to normal on Monday 29 April 2013. This follows extensive consultations, where the drivers agreed to return to work while awaiting the outcome of the negotiations.
29 Apr 2013
Luxury liners bus drivers join strike Another union calls on members to down tools
Bus drivers for luxury liners will join the nationwide strike today, while bus drivers at Johannesburg’s Reya Vaya BRT system were also expected to join the strike yesterday.
23 Apr 2013 - W. S. N.
Bus driver strike goes on indefinitely Unions vow to fight for better wages
The national strike by bus drivers belonging to Satawu, and the Transport and Omnibus Workers Union, is to continue indefinitely leaving thousands of commuters stranded.
22 Apr 2013
Renault donates vehicles to KZN healh care Phila Ma Campaign in KZN assisted
Renault South Africa’s commitment to improving the lives and welfare of local communities in need has seen the delivery by Renault of three sponsored vehicles to the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health.
09 Apr 2013

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