MyCiTi leads the way for special needs passengers

Guy Davis, the universal access consultant for MyCiTi

MyCiTi is leading the way internationally on universal access, which includes access for the disabled, the elderly, young children, passengers with large suitcases, surfboards or prams, pregnant women and even women travelling alone at night. Continued…

July 11, 2012

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Our Journey Has Only Just Begun

The MyCiTi service is part of a 15-year Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) vision for Cape Town

Linking infrastructure development to social cohesion is central to city’s vision, says Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana, managing director of the Cape Town Partnership. Photos courtesy of Bruce Sutherland, City of Cape Town

The recent successful launch of the new phases of the MyCiTi transport system is a further significant milestone in the development of Cape Town as a liveable city. On Monday, 9 May 2011, the West Coast sector of the MyCiTi/Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)  network on the R27 between the Table View and Civic Centre bus stations (or the Table View red trunk route) commenced in a pilot phase between 09h00 and 15h00 daily. On Saturday 14 May 2011, the full trunk service started operating with the buses stopping at all stations along the trunk route.  Continued…

June 8, 2011

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New York City Planners Janette Sadik-Khan and Amanda Burden Share Their Wisdom With Cape Town

Janette Sadik-Khan (commissioner, New York City Department of Transportation) and Amanda Burden (director, New York City Department of City Planning) speak to the organisers of Infecting the City.

City partners were privileged to host Janette Sadik-Khan, the commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation and Amanda Burden, director of the New York City Department of City Planning this week to discuss issues of public transport, NMT, public space and city planning. Continued…

February 23, 2011

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Central City Partners Forum held at 15 on Orange on 21st September

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“Cape Town now has a template for any event”

Thanks to the success of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Cape Town can now go out and pitch confidently for other major projects.

These were the reassuring words of Carola Koblitz, the Cape Town Partnership’s 2010 Project Co-ordinator in the Central City. Continued…

September 22, 2010

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Central City Partners Forum Launched

Andrew Boriane

“How do we turn Cape Town’s exceptional performance during the 2010 World Cup into the norm?”

This was one of the key challenges put forward by Cape Town Partnership CE Andrew Boraine at a meeting of the Central City Partners Forum on 23 August 2010. Continued…

August 24, 2010

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Series of Central City Forums launched

Central City Partners Forum

The Cape Town Partnership (CTP) is launching a series of Central City Partners Forums that aim to keep city stakeholders updated and informed about activities, developments and projects that are upcoming in the Central City. This first free forum takes place at 08h30 at the Cape Sun in Strand Street on Tuesday 24 August and all who have an interest in the future of the Central City are invited to attend. Continued…

August 18, 2010

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AGM: Integrated Rapid Transport System Presentation

Mike Maarsden

Mike Marsden from the City of Cape Town spoke on the Integrated Rapid Transport Project. Continued…

October 29, 2009

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The Cape Town Partnership launches Sustainable Cape Town Programme during Cape Town Green Week 19 – 23 October 2009

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This week in Cape Town, the Cape Town Partnership launches the Sustainable Cape Town Programme and one of the Programme’s core initiatives – Reclaim Camissa – this week under the spotlight of the Cape Town Green Week, which runs from the 19-23 October 2009. Continued…

October 21, 2009

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Integrated Rapid Transit System update

the new IRT station on Granger Bay Boulevard near the V&A Waterfront

Andrew Boraine, CEO of Cape Town Partnership was privileged to be invited by Mayor Dan Plato last week to join a team consisting of Deputy Minister of Transport, Jeremy Cronin, Premier Helen Zille, MEC for Transport Robin Carlisle, Mayco member for Transport Councillor Elizabeth Thompson, business leaders and the City’s IRT team to inspect the progress being made with the construction of the new Integrated Rapid Transport System. Continued…

October 5, 2009

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