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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

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

Open Day for Minibus Taxi Operators Closes Transport Month

30 October 2012

The Department of Transport and Public Works marked the end of Transport Month with an Open Day for minibus taxi operators at the Wittebome Civic Centre in Wynberg on 30 October 2012. Read More

Minister Carlisle Makes Statement on Miroshga Disaster

25 October 2012

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

Minister Carlisle to Join "Child Safety in a Vehicle" Campaign to Collect Used Car Seats

23 October 2012

On 23 October 2012, Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will join the Drive More Safely team, led by Ms Alida Jones, at SACS Junior School. Read More

Unrestrained Toddler Five Times More Likely to Die in a Car Crash

23 October 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works showed his support for the “Child Safety in the Vehicle” campaign at SACS Junior School on 23 October 2012. Read More

Route 60 between Ashton and Montagu to Be Closed Until Next Week

23 October 2012

Motorists who intend to travel the R60 between Montagu and Ashton in the Western Cape are asked to use alternative routes.  The road closure is as a result of a slip that occurred at the weekend. Read More

Road Death Figures on Western Cape Roads for September

15 October 2012

Road deaths in the Western Cape in September 2012 rose by 20% when compared to the same month last year. September 2011 recorded 83 fatalities on our roads, the lowest figure of any month since January 2008. The month of September 2012 ended with... Read More

Latest Crash Witness Footage Highlights Dangers of Irresponsible Road Use

24 September 2012

The latest round of Crash Witness CCTV footage (Crash Witness 4) can now be viewed on the Safely Home website. Read More

R500 Million Mitchell's Plain Hospital Nearing Completion

19 September 2012

The R500 million Mitchell's Plain Hospital construction project has been a massive undertaking by the Western Cape Government. The hospital will offer district hospital services to people living in the Mitchell's Plain, Philippi and Mandalay areas. Read More

Ministers Carlisle and Botha to Conduct a Site Visit at Mitchell's Plain Hospital

18 September 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, and Theuns Botha, the Minister of Health, will be conducting a site visit on 19 September between 13:30 and 14:30 at Mitchell's Plain Hospital, which is currently under construction. Read More

Corridor Study on R44 and Bredell Road Upgrade to Commence

18 September 2012

The R44 Road between Somerset West and Stellenbosch is a high-speed mobility route which carries significant volumes of traffic daily. Read More

Road Fatalities at Start of September a Cause for Serious Concern

17 September 2012

Road deaths in the Western Cape fell by 21 for the month of August, when compared with the figure for August 2011. Read More

Comments on Provincial Road Traffic Bill and Comments on Suggested Regulations

11 September 2012

In a previous statement, the Ministry of Transport and Public Works informed the media that the public could comment on the Provincial Road Traffic Bill. Incorrect contact details were supplied. Comments received so far have been directed from the... Read More

Minister Carlisle and Safely Home Launch Latest Crash Witness Videos

4 September 2012

On 5 September, Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, will brief the media on the launch of the latest round of Crash Witness CCTV videos. Read More

It's Time to Have Your Say on Road Safety

3 September 2012

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

Western Cape Leads in Good Roads and Road Safety

2 September 2012

Collins Letsoalo, the acting CEO of the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), addressing the portfolio committee on transport in the National Parliament, confirmed that the Western Cape leads all other provinces in road safety and in the high... Read More

One Motor Cyclist Killed on South Africa's Roads Every 12 Hours

1 September 2012

On 2 September, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle, led a community of bikers as they took to the Read More

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