News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Ministers Carlisle and Plato to Launch Safely Home Road Safety Plan for Easter Weekend

29 March 2012

On Monday 2 April, the Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, and Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato will launch the Safely Home Road Safety Plan for the Easter Weekend. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Metrorail Must Stop the Stone Throwers

28 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has called on Metrorail "to stop the stone throwers that in a little over week have struck at least three train commuters". Read More

Minister Carlisle: Metrorail's Regional Manager is Wrong About Fare Increase Being Justified

25 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has said that Metrorail Western Cape Regional Manager Mthura Swartz "is incorrect when he states that the shocking planned increase of 27% in rail fares is justified because Metrorail fares... Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Highlights of Budget Speech 2012/2013

22 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has released a short preview of his department's Budget Speech 2012, which will be delivered in the Provincial Legislature at 16:30 on 23 March. Read More

Minister Carlisle Slams Metrorail Fare Increase as "Totally Unacceptable"

21 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has said that he wants Metrorail "to adjust its planned fare increase from the totally unacceptable 27% planned for 1 April 2012 to a single-digit figure". Read More

Minister Carlisle Welcomes Chapman's Peak Ruling in Cape High Court

11 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has welcomed Judge Rosheni Allie throwing out an urgent application to try and halt construction on Chapman's Peak. Read More

Minister Carlisle Accepts 10 000 US Dollars on Behalf of Nyanga Orphanage

11 March 2012

On 12 March, Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, will accept a cheque to the value of 10 000 US dollars from a group of Americans on behalf of Nyanga orphanage Emasithandane. Read More

Minister Carlisle Supports Call to Stamp out Corruption in Construction

8 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, said he supported the call by Pieter Kotzé, the President of the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors, to stamp out corruption in the construction industry. Read More

Road Deaths Decrease Beyond Halfway Mark

6 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has announced that "for the first time in more than five years, the February Western Cape road death toll has dropped to under 100". Read More

AARTO Implementation Postponement Represents "a Sound Decision"

5 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has welcomed the decision announced at the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) meeting in Pretoria yesterday that the Administrative Adjudication of Traffic... Read More

Minister Carlisle Addresses Massive Taxi Prayer Meeting in Nyanga

3 March 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has called the prayer meeting at Nyanga Taxi Rank in Cape Town this morning "an historic occasion in the public transport sector". Read More