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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Call for input into new vehicle licence mark

7 November 2019

The Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will shortly publish, in the Provincial Gazette, a Notice calling for public comments on the allocation of a new provincial licence mark to all the r Read More

Attacks on trucks are criminal

7 November 2019

The Western Cape Ministers of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and Community Safety, Albert Fritz, strongly condemn the looting and attacks on trucks in De Doorns and Worcester this morning. Read More

Progress on challenges facing the taxi industry

5 November 2019

Statement by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Scholar patrol appreciation day

5 November 2019

On Thursday, 31 October 2019, the Directorate: Road Safety Management of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and City of Cape Town Traffic Services host Read More

Driver safety event at Golden Arrow bus depot

5 November 2019

Recently the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) Road Safety Management component partnered with the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) for a driving safe Read More

Pedestrian Safety

1 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works would like to urge everyone to play a role in improving road safety for pedestrians, cyclists, passengers and drivers. Read More

Contractor development trainees graduate

31 October 2019

A total of 38 trainees graduated this month with a Contractor Development Programme (CDP) certificate from Department of Transport and Public Works Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). Read More

Minister Madikizela to open multi-million rand traffic circle in Saldanha Bay

30 October 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 31 October 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially open the newly constructed traffic circle in Saldanha Bay. Read More

Minister Madikizela's meeting with City and SANTACO

22 October 2019

After my meeting with the leadership of the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) yesterday, I scheduled an urgent meeting with the MMC for Transport Ald Felicity Purchase and MMC for Safety and Security JP Smith today. Read More

Minister Madikizela meets SANTACO following road blockages

21 October 2019

Today I met with the leadership of the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) to help find solutions to the ongoing disruptions we have seen on the roads across the city last week. Taxi drivers blocked the roads in a protest over impoundment... Read More

Installation of a motorised pont at Malgas

16 October 2019

The current hand-drawn pont at Malgas was installed for the purpose of transporting people, animals, vehicles, equipment and goods across the Breede River more than a century ago. Read More

Road freight industry engagement

16 October 2019

On 16 October, Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) hosted an engagement with road freight stakeholders focused on developing a collaborative approach to improving safety in the industry. Read More

Appeal to rail and taxi associations to assist with learner transport

15 October 2019

On Wednesday, the 23rd of October, the National Senior Certificate examinations begin. At times, there will be over 62 000 full and part-time candidates making their way to their examination venues across the Province. What is important is that... Read More

Go George Update

10 October 2019

The Ministry of Transport has again met with the Western Cape Transport Department and the George Municipality, to discuss the Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit Pioneer School of the Blind in Worcester

9 October 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 10 October 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit the Pioneer School of the Blind in Worcester to officially congratulate the school on winning the nation Read More

Still going strong after 30 years

8 October 2019

Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC) opened on 15 September 1989. Read More

Minister Madikizela to celebrate Gene Louw Traffic College 30th Anniversary

3 October 2019

Tomorrow, Friday 4 October 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will deliver the Keynote Address at the 30th Anniversary of the Read More

R102 roadworks severely affected by heavy rains

2 October 2019

Roadworks on the R102 between Great Brak River and Monte Christo intersection have been severely affected by the heavy rains that fell on Sunday 29 September. Read More

Western Cape road safety school teams shine on the national stage

1 October 2019

Western Cape schools made the province proud when they took first place in the Special Needs category of the national schools road safety debate competition in Johannesburg this week, and first place in Special Needs category of the national schools... Read More

Show children good road safety habits #SaveKidsLives

1 October 2019

Children die on South Africa’s roads every day. Good road safety habits play an important part in saving these young lives and harnessing the positive potential they hold for the future. Read More

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