News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Progress on Temporary School on Track as Umyezo Wama Apile Nears Completion

26 June 2012

"Umyezo Wama Apile Temporary School in Grabouw is on track to be up and running by 16 July 2012, in time for students to begin their third term of the school year," said Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle. Read More

Minister Carlisle Praises Department Team and Hawks as First Arrests are Made

21 June 2012

The South African Police Service (SAPS) arrested three Driver Licensing Testing Centre officials and two driving school owners in Calitzdorp and Oudtshoorn this morning. Read More

Vehicle Impoundment Centre Opens in Maitland

20 June 2012

The Department of Transport and Public Works, in collaboration with the City of Cape Town and the Department of Community Safety, opened the Maitland Vehicle Impoundment Centre on 21 June 2012. Read More

Minister Carlisle Hails Amicable Solution on Chapman's Peak

20 June 2012

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

Minister Carlisle Announces eNaTIS Admin Mark Roll-Out

20 June 2012

Admin Mark will prevent individuals transacting with eNaTIS if they have outstanding warrants of arrest. Read More

Hout Bay Residents Association Withdraws Opposition to Chapman's Peak Control Centre

20 June 2012

Minister Robin Carlisle will brief the media on the Hout Bay Residents Association's withdrawal of its opposition to the Chapman's Peak control centre. Read More

Minister Carlisle Responds to Golden Arrow Bus Service and City of Cape Town Dispute

20 June 2012

Media Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksDialogue between the city and Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) must and will continue. Read More

Mayor and Minister Officially Open Vehicle Impound Facility in Maitland

20 June 2012

The Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Patricia de Lille, together with the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, Robin Carlisle, and the Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially open the city's new Maitland... Read More

Minister Carlisle and Provincial Public Works Department Keep Service Delivery on Track

17 June 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, has announced that plans to provide temporary school accommodation, build a brand new school in Grabouw, and build a much-needed Community Health Centre in Du Noon are on track. Read More

Minister Carlisle Examines Exciting National Road Traffic Act Amendments

16 June 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, and officials at his Department, are examining amendments which have been proposed to the regulations of the National Road Traffic Act (1996), which were gazetted last week. Read More

Chapman's Peak Toll Tariff to Increase on 1 July 2012

11 June 2012

The annual increase of the Chapman's Peak Drive toll tariff fees will take effect on 1 July 2012. The increase is determined according to the percentage increase between the Consumer Price Index (PCI) in March the previous year and March the current... Read More

Western Cape Government and Overstrand Municipality Open Impound Facility in Hermanus

7 June 2012

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW), in partnership with the Provincial Department of Community Safety and the Overstrand (Hermanus and surrounding areas) Municipality, opened an impound facility in the town on Friday, 8... Read More

Minister Carlisle and Mthura Swartz Inaugurate First Level Crossing CCTV Project

6 June 2012

White Rd Level Crossing CCTV Inauguration presentation Read More

Progress of Camera Surveillance at Level Crossing

5 June 2012

On Thursday, 7 June, the Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, and the Regional Manager of Metrorail Western Cape, Mthuthuzeli Swartz, will brief the media on the progress with regards to the camera surveillance... Read More

Ministers Carlisle and Plato Join Tough Stance on SA Roadlink

5 June 2012

Following reports of the latest scandal to rock SA Roadlink, Western Cape Transport Minister Robin Carlisle and his counterpart in Gauteng, Minister Ismail Vadi, have agreed to take tough action against the long-distance bus operator. Read More

Western Cape Road Fatalities Continue Strong Decline

3 June 2012

Western Cape Transport Minister Robin Carlisle has identified increasing responsibility among drivers as helping to maintain the decline in the number of deaths on the province's roads.Death Toll Comparison: Read More