News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Carlisle Releases "Average Speed Over Distance" Beaufort West Roadblock Results

31 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has described Sunday's roadblock in Beaufort West, which used information provided by the Department's new Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) camera technology on the... Read More

Minister Carlisle Addresses Taxi Industry in Delft Civic Centre

26 October 2011

"After agriculture you are the second biggest industry and employer in the Western Cape," Minister Carlisle tells the taxi industry. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Meet Mfuleni Community Members Who Witnessed Accident

26 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape will tomorrow evening meet with the guardians and community of an 11-year-old boy that was struck down and killed by an allegedly drunk driver, a little more than a week... Read More

Minister Carlisle Reacts to Minister Ndebele's Halting of Toll Road Projects

24 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, said he supported National Transport Minister S'bu Ndebele's announcement that he had halted toll road projects in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Killing of Five Joggers an "Appalling Crime"

23 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Western Cape Minister for Transport, has called the killing of five joggers in Johannesburg on Saturday morning an "appalling crime". Read More

Ministers Ndebele and Carlisle Express Continued Support for Breath Alcohol Testing

13 October 2011

I would like to place on record my continued support for the use of evidentiary breath alcohol testing, not just in the Western Cape, but throughout South Africa. Read More

Hout Bay Taxi Violence Must Stop

12 October 2011

The situation in Imizamo Yethu remains tense as illegal and legal taxi operators on routes to Cape Town and Wynberg continue to stand off. Reports of stone throwing and intimidation were again received today. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Appeal Cape High Court's TJ Vehicle Testing Station Judgment

11 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, the Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has instructed his legal team to apply for leave to appeal the Cape High Court Judge Anton Veldhuizen's overturning of the suspension of TJ Motor Vehicle Testing... Read More

Minister Carlisle: Safely Home Campaign has Saved 773 Lives So Far

5 October 2011

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle Announces Results of Department's Safely Home Campaign

4 October 2011

Minister Robin Carlisle will announce his department's Safely Home Campaign achievements over the past two years. Read More

Minister Carlisle Reacts to Taxi Stabbing

4 October 2011

Transport and Public Works Minister in the Western Cape, Robin Carlisle, has said that his department "will never tolerate violence as a means to gaining access to taxi routes anywhere in Cape Town, or the province". Read More

Minister Carlisle: School Holidays Require Even More Vigilance on the Roads

2 October 2011

Robin Carlisle, Minister for Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, said that school holidays, which started today and end next Monday, required "even more vigilance than usual on our roads". Read More