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South Africa’s transport network

South Africa has a modern and well-developed transport infrastructure. The air and rail networks are the largest on the continent, and the roads well maintained. The country's ports provide a natural stopover for shipping to and from Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australasia and both coasts of Africa.

Sustainable human settlements and improved quality of household life

In 2030, the terrible spatial legacy of apartheid has finally been broken. South Africans have humane and environmentally sustainable living and working conditions. Their homes have all the basic services they need and are closer to their workplaces, to which they travel in safe public transport.

Search for transport answers

A province-wide solution is needed to solve the increasing issue of congestion that goes beyond convincing people to use public transport. An integrated system...

James Hall Museum of Transport: a nod to land transport

October is Transport Month in South Africa. The James Hall Museum of Transport in Johannesburg preserves and collects the country’s transport heritage. Here, from...

Transport Month 2016

In October every year South Africa celebrates its public transport, and road, rail, air and maritime infrastructure, during Transport Month. This year the theme...

Transport Month celebrates the ‘heartbeat’ of South Africa’s economy

“A resilient and fast-growing economy is at the heart of our radical economic transformation agenda and our National Development Plan,” Transport Minister Dipuo Peters...

Sound regulatory and business support programmes make South Africa your preferred investment destination

• South Africa has a diversified economic base and an economy that offers world class business services in areas such as information and communication technology,...

Streetiquette teaches people about road safety

red-riding-hood---thumbOpen Streets Cape Town is working with the city and Western Cape province on an innovative way to improve pedestrian safety. Streetiquette makes use of performance art on busy city streets to start conversations and change ways of behaving.

SAA will no longer transport hunting trophies

SAA will no longer transport hunting trophies

South African Airways Cargo will no longer transport hunting trophies of rhino, elephant, lion and tiger around the world. The SAA freight division put the embargo in place after cargo it was transporting was misdeclared. The ban is "to curb the problem of illegal transportation of animals".

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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