State of the Central City: Clean, safe, inclusive and open for business

Lindsay Williams and Anton Musgrave discuss the State of Cape Town's Central City, photo by Lisa Burnell

The first annual State of the Central City Report affirms Cape Town as a premier destination for work and play. Continued…

September 14, 2012

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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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Nine-metre MyCiTi buses roll off Epping production line

A MyCiti bus under construction in the Epping Busmark factory

MyCiTi is helping to boost local industry and create jobs, as the first buses for the upcoming Central City services roll off the production line at the Busmark factory in Epping. Continued…

June 1, 2012

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MyCiTi turns one, offers a day of free bus rides

Councillor Brett Herron and friends enjoy a MyCiTi bus ride

The City of Cape Town invites all Capetonians to try out the MyCiTi bus for free on Sunday 27 May 2012 as part of the anniversary of the system’s first birthday. Continued…

May 24, 2012

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Commuter use of MyCiTi keeps climbing

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Increasing numbers of Cape Town’s commuters are climbing aboard the MyCiTi public transport system, since its launch in May 2010 1.7 million passenger journeys have been made. Continued…

November 21, 2011

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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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MyCiTi launched on 9 May 2011


It’s all systems go for the long-awaited next phase of the City Of Cape Town’s bus rapid transit system, following agreements with public transport industry operators and approval of the launch schedule by the City’s mayoral committee. Agreement between the City of Cape Town and three vehicle operator companies (VOCs) paves the way for the commencement of services on the trunk route between Table View and Civic Centre stations, via Paarden Eiland and Woodstock. This will be the public’s first taste of a radically different form of public transport travelling on its own dedicated routes, with closed stations and prioritised signaling at intersections. Continued…

May 10, 2011

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Launch of the First MyCiTi cycling Route


Grab your bicycle – and helmet– and join us on Tuesday, 1 February 2011 to launch the first major Non-Motorised Transport route of the City of Cape Town’s new MyCiTi system.

A mass ride will take place from Woodbridge Island, Milnerton into town, to show that commuting to work by bicycle on these new lanes, dedicated to pedestrians and cyclists, is easy and fun. Continued…

January 27, 2011

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Catch The MyCiTi Airport Shuttle – Bulk Purchases and Clipcards Available

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Catch the MyCiTi bus shuttle between the Civic Centre Station on Hertzog Boulevard and the Cape Town International Airport. Continued…

September 29, 2010

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MyCiTi Inner City Loop Service Ends for Now, but Airport Service Continues

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After a successful 2010 FIFA World Cup™ event service the City of Cape Town will end the MyCiTi inner city loop this weekend and re-launch an improved inner city public transport route later this year. Continued…

July 17, 2010

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