News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Public is Called to Name People Involved in Train Attack

29 April 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle is outraged by the thuggish behaviour of commuters who pelted a Metrorail passenger carriage with rocks and stones after their own train broke down near Ysterplaat station... Read More

Rail Strike to Affect Struggling Commuters

29 April 2010

Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle has called for a meeting with key players in public transport in the province to pursue ways to mitigate the impact of the imminent rail strike. Read More

Minister to Approach National Prosecuting Authority Over SA Roadlink

28 April 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Transport Robin Carlisle and his provincial counterpart, MEC for Community Safety Adv. Lennit Max will this week approach the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to prosecute SA Roadlink for contravening the National... Read More

Minister Suggests Metal Detectors at Train Stations

28 April 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle is shocked by the death of Ms. Ntombeskolo Mafentile who was stabbed to death at the Muldersvlei train station yesterday. The Minister has expressed his condolences to the... Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Deliver Keynote Address at University of Cape Town Award Ceremony

28 April 2010

Minister of Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle will today deliver the keynote address at the University of Cape Town's (UCT's) Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment Annual Award Ceremony. Read More

Opening of the Eastbound Taxi and Bus Lane

27 April 2010

Public transport is in crisis The rehabilitation and upgrade of the East bound carriageways of the N2 from the M5 to Borcherd`s Quarry allows us to complement the taxi/bus lanes on the westbound carriageways with those on the Eastbound road. Read More

Suspension of Operating License of Owner of Taxi Involved in Motorcycle Accident

7 April 2010

Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle has triggered the process to suspend the operating license of the owner of the minibus taxi which was illegally driven by the seventeen (17) year old youngster and resulted in the tragic... Read More