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Infographic: Joburg by taxi – a practical guide

Getting around Joburg on a minibus taxi can be daunting for newbies. But once you know your short right from your after robot, and...

Joburg by taxi

Getting around Joburg on a minibus taxi can be daunting for newbies. But once you know your short right from your after robot, and your Diepsloot from your Orange Farm, it's the fastest, most popular and often the cheapest way to get where you want to go.

Johannesburg’s eco-mobility festival has mixed results

Some people were pleased with the enforced use of public transport over the month-long EcoMobility World Festival in Sandton. For others it meant traffic jams and loss of income. But the general sentiment was that it was a good idea and got people thinking.

Wiser Driver promises safer taxis

wiser-driver---thumbTaxi drivers are notoriously bad drivers, and commuters are often too scared to speak up about unsafe taxis. But Wiser Driver is working with commuters, owners, associations and drivers to overcome this and make the roads safer for everybody.

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Free wi-fi for South Africa’s taxi commuters

South African commuters using the country's most popular form of public transport - the minibus taxi - will now be able to update their Facebook status, check their e-mail and surf the internet through a free wi-fi connection on their way to work.

Plans to extend Gautrain

Plans have been drawn up to extend the successful rapid rail link between Joburg, Pretoria and OR Tambo International Airport. It is seen as a solution to transport challenges, land use patterns, job creation and freight movement.

Grab a taxi with Zapa Cab

Tired of waiting ages for their transport, a pair of businessmen have designed an app and are working with taxi companies in Joburg and Cape Town. Using a smart phone, it is now possible to call a cab in double-quick time.
SA's first green transport service

Cape Town becomes bike-friendly

Cycle lanes in Cape Town are being painted green to demarcate them. It's part of the city's bicycle master plan, which includes an expanded network of cycle lanes and bike-sharing, and a healthier public and a healthier environment.
Exploring bicycle culture in SA

Toyota South Africa starts taxi assembly

Toyota South Africa starts taxi assembly

Toyota South Africa has opened the R70-million Toyota Ses'fikile minibus taxi assembly line at its manufacturing plant at Prospecton in Durban, creating 300 new jobs, and the government is keen for other manufacturers to follow suit.
Barloworld's brilliant Tour success

Giving taxis a good name

Thousands of South African minibus taxi drivers who take pride in their work are competing for the coveted title of the country’s best, and most responsible driver.
Think Pedestrian – and save lives

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