News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

20 Years' Sentence for Jacob Humphreys Sends Strong Message to Road Killers

27 February 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has said that while the 20 years' sentence handed to Buttskop child killer Jacob Humphreys "will not bring those ten children back to their families, the judiciary has... Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Shortened Link to Chapman's Peak Brochure

27 February 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released the shortened link to the updated Chapman's Peak Brochure - http://bit.ly/ypAOTs. Read More

Minister Carlisle Responds to Chapman's Peak/UNESCO Reports

26 February 2012

Minister Robin Carlisle has responded to recent press reports that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization was "stepping in" on the matter of tolling on Chapman's Peak Drive. Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases "Real-to-Life" 3D Chapman's Peak Drawings of Control Building

22 February 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released 3D drawings of the modest control building planned for the disused quarry on Chapman's Peak.The building will be used to comprehensively manage Chapman's... Read More

Chapman's Peak: Proposal Being Considered by Tolling Experts

16 February 2012

A meeting was held today at the Department of Transport and Public Works, where the Province, Entilini shareholders, including Murray and Roberts, sat down with the Civil Rights Action Group (CRAG) to hear a proposal for an alternative tolling... Read More

Minister Carlisle Announces Safely Home Progress Report and Three-Year Fatality Stats

13 February 2012

Year-on-Year Fatality StatisticsRobin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has announced a 24% reduction in road fatalities since the end of 2008."At the beginning of 2009, I set the target of bringing down the death toll by 50%." Read More

Revised Chapman's Peak Brochure Online after Feedback from Hout Bay Residents' Association

1 February 2012

Robin Carlisle, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, has revised the brochure published by his ministry about the Chapman's Peak toll road following feedback from member of the Hout Bay Residents' Association and long-standing... Read More