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Public invite: Join in to discover a low carbon future for Cape Town

Photo by Jacques Marais Media

Imagine a Cape Town that actually lowers its carbon footprint as it grows. Continued…

February 3, 2014

Posted in Community, Featured, Mobility, News, Sustainability, Transport.

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Open Streets gains momentum in Cape Town

Open Streets Walk and Talk down Woodstock. Photo by Marcela Guerrero Casas

Open Streets Cape Town recently held its second walk-and-talk along Albert Road in Woodstock. Over 30 members of the community, city officials, cyclists and street activists came together to walk along a portion of this important thoroughfare and discuss ways in which it could become a more people-friendly space. Continued…

March 22, 2013

Posted in African Cities, Experience Town, Featured, Green, Mobility, News, News, Safety & Security, Social Development, Spaces, Transport, Urban management.

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A family talks about living in Cape Town’s central city

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A young family traded in their life in their “forever” home in Johannesburg for an opportunity to lead a simpler life in Cape Town’s central city. Almost a year later, they’ve settled into a more public life of beaches, parks and public spaces.  Continued…

March 5, 2013

Posted in African Cities, CCID, Community, Developments, Experience Town, Featured, Housing, News, Programmes, Safety & Security, Spaces, Stories, Success Stories, Transport, Urban management.

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What Design (Indaba) can mean to Cape Town

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Beyond the visitor numbers and the related economic contribution; beyond the educational and reputational value of the core event, Design Indaba is an interesting case study in how design events can actively engage in making Cape Town a more liveable city. Continued…

March 3, 2013

Posted in African Cities, Creativity, Events, Green, News, Stories, Transport, Urban management.

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Digital agency required: Cape Town Partnership is overhauling its website and online strategy

Ubuntu festival in St George's Mall

What would the Cape Town Partnership’s website and online presence look like if it truly reflected the Cape Town that so many people are working towards – an inclusive, navigable, liveable, densified and diversified space? Continued…

February 13, 2013

Posted in About, Featured, News, Press Releases, Stories, Success Stories, Transport, Urban management.

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Mother City manners: Urban resolutions for the new year

Bodies in Light by Victorine Muller, photo by Sydelle Willow Smith

Manners do matter. In a world in which more and more people are moving to the city, it is increasingly important to be a considerate city dweller. So this year, when you’re thinking about your new year’s resolutions, why not factor in some urban etiquette too. Here are just 10 things you can do – as a commuter, community member and consumer – to make Cape Town a more liveable city. Go on, make someone’s day. Continued…

December 19, 2012

Posted in About, African Cities, Community, Developments, Events, Experience, Experience Town, Featured, Safety & Security, Social Development, Spaces, Stories, Success Stories, Transport, Urban management.

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Traces of the future in the present

Du Noon Spaza with Alexia Webster, photo by Lisa Burnell

Cape Town’s future is made every day out of the individual actions of ordinary Capetonians. As we wind up 2012, we took a closer look at events and occurrences during the year that point to what we can become as a city – together. Continued…

December 19, 2012

Posted in About, Community, Developments, Events, Experience Town, Featured, Green, Mobility, News, Safety & Security, Spaces, Stories, Success Stories, Transport, Urban management.

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Cape Town city views from Gareth Pearson

Gareth Pearson on his bike (c) Lisa Burnell

Gareth Pearson is a full-time connector of dots in Cape Town – he helps make the connection between citizens and their city, old spaces and fresh ideas, people and causes they can be passionate about. City Views writer Alma Viviers tries to find out why. Continued…

December 7, 2012

Posted in African Cities, Creative, Events, Experience Town, Featured, Mobility, News, Programmes, Safety & Security, Social Development, Stories, Success Stories, Transport, Urban management.

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