News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Motorcyclist Deaths on the Rise

29 November 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, expressed growing concern at the ever mounting toll of motorcycle fatalities in the Western Cape. Read More

Restraints Save Lives, "Buckle-Up or You'll Be Back!"

22 November 2012

Childsafe and the management of Red Cross Children's Hospital launched their "Buckle-up or you’ll be back!" campaign on 22 November 2012 to raise awareness of the dangers of not buckling-up when driving particularly with children in the vehicle. Read More

Buckle-Up or You’ll Be Back! Campaign Launched at Red Cross Children's Hospital

22 November 2012

Childsafe South Africa, in collaboration with Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, will launch the 'Buckle-up or you’ll be back!' campaign on 22 November 2012 to raise awareness around the dangers of not buckling-up when driving, particularly... Read More

Route 60 Repairs Underway

21 November 2012

A slip failure of the road embankment occurred on the R60 between Ashton and Swellendam in October, causing a large subsidence across almost the full width of the road. This required that the road be completely closed as it is not safe for the... Read More

Integrated Public Transport and One Timetable for Public Transport in the City

12 November 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will brief the media on 13 November 2012 on the integration of public transport in the city and the vital role a single timetable plays in achieving integration and accessibility for the... Read More

25 Jobs Created Through Labour Intensive Method

11 November 2012

A labour intensive construction method recommended by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) is being used by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works to create 25 jobs in Suurbraak near Swellendam in t Read More

Minister Carlisle to Officially Open Walk-In Centre

6 November 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will be opening the Walk-In Centre at 9 Dorp Street, Cape Town on 7 November 2012. Read More

Plans to Repair the R60 Road between Swellendam and Ashton Underway

1 November 2012

The Department of Transport and Public Works is in the process of commissioning a design (repair method and strategy) for repairing the damaged R60 between Ashton and Swellendam. Read More

AARTO in Its Present Form Must Go

1 November 2012

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