Public Transport
"Bush" fleets go on growing Taxis continue to choke the roads despite BRT
The number of minibuses in South Africa, most of which are used as public transport, is growing, adding to the congestion of our cities.
03 Apr 2013
Citroën to enter SA taxi market Citroën SA is entering the South African market for minibus taxis
Citroën SA is entering the South African market for minibus taxis after a lengthy period spent researching this important segment and setting up a strategy to become a significant player
26 Mar 2013
Transnet may have to curb capex Transnet to cut budget if economic growth is found disappointing
Transnet may have to cut its planned R300-billion capital expenditure programme by R50bn
12 Mar 2013
Prasa to compensate train crash victims Authorities suspect cable theft caused collision
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa says it will compensate the more than 300 commuters who were injured in a collision between two trains in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria yesterday.
01 Feb 2013
Scores injured in train collision Driver critical
SABC News reports that more than 100 people have been injured in a train accident that took place west of Pretoria this morning, 20 of them seriously.
31 Jan 2013 - S. N.
Outa to appeal e-toll decision RFA does not offer support
The fight against e-tolling is set to continue in the Pretoria High Court on 25 January, but without the support of the Road Freight Association after it successfully negotiated lower toll tariffs for members.
24 Jan 2013
Transport a priority in SA Transport third biggest priority – UJ survey
Transport – in particular public transport – is the third highest overall priority in South African society, according to the University of Johannesburg.
23 Jan 2013
New rail corridors priority for Cape Town Public transport upgrade
The City of Cape Town launched a new intermodal transport authority and adopted a recommendation to prioritise the development of a new Blue Downs rail corridor.
13 Dec 2012
New buses for city school group Curbing safety concerns
The safety of bus travel in South Africa has been under the spotlight in recent times with a number of horrific crashes
10 Dec 2012
Prasa in R73.9-million deal with Astom for new trains Prasa has accepted a US5.8 billion deal with French company Astom
The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) has accepted a US5.8-billion (about R73.9bn) deal with French company, Astom, to supply new passenger trains.
06 Dec 2012
Gautrain bus route expansion Public transport project goes full steam ahead
Several new routes and stops for Gautrain buses will be added from 26 November, the Bombela Concession Company has announced.
04 Dec 2012
Free holiday tyre check from Hi-Q Hi-Q tyre network offers complimentary tyre safety check
The nationwide Hi-Q tyre network is offering a free safety check during the forthcoming holiday season to enhance vehicle safety
04 Dec 2012

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