News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Easter 2013 Road Safety Plan Launched

27 March 2013

Joint Media Release by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety and Theuns Botha, Minister of Health. Read More

Clearing of Alien Vegetation Causes Chapman’s Peak Drive Closure

26 March 2013

Chapman’s Peak Drive will be closed every Wednesday, starting 27 March 2013, for eight consecutive weeks. The closure will be between 9:00, after the morning rush hour and 16:00 before the start of the afternoon rush hour.The road will not be closed... Read More

R60 Not Open for Easter

26 March 2013

The R60 between Ashton and Swellendam will not be open for traffic this Easter Holiday. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Deliver Transport and Public Works Budget Vote Speech

25 March 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will deliver the 2013/2014 Department of Transport and Public Works Budget Vote speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament on 25 March 2013. Read More

Supreme Court of Appeal Sets Aside Humphreys' Murder Convictions

22 March 2013

The driver of a mini-bus taxi in which ten children were killed, had his murder convictions and sentence set aside today by the Supreme Court of Appeal. The convictions had been delivered by the Western Cape High Court on the 11th of December 2011. Read More

Laingsburg Blitz Road Block Diary

21 March 2013

Department of Transport and Public Works’ Abduragmaan Barnes, Zikhona Sikatele and Al-Ameen Kafaar chronicled the activities which took place at the road block in Laingsburg on 21 March 2013, Human Rights Day. Read More

Prasa and Shosholoza Meyl Increase Service to the Eastern Cape over Easter

19 March 2013

Following discussions between the Provincial Department of Transport and Public Works and Prasa Rail, the governing entity of Shosholoza Meyl, the long distance train passenger carrier has agreed and opened bookings on a Read More

Inaugural WCSBOC Conference

16 March 2013

The Western Cape Small Bus Operators Council (WCSBOC) inaugural provincial conference took place on 16 March 2013 at the Garden Court, Nelson Mandela Boulevard, Woodstock.Items discussed include: Read More

Bus Crash Outside De Doorns Claims 24 Lives

15 March 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksThe Premier and I would like to express our deepest condolences to the families of the passengers who lost their lives in the bus crash just outside of De Doorns earlier today, 15... Read More

Safely Home Passes 30% Mark

14 March 2013

Over the past 12 months, 1 194 lives were lost on Western Cape roads. This is a 31% decrease from 1 739, the figure recorded at the end of 2008. Read More

New Council for Small Bus Operators

13 March 2013

The Western Cape Small Bus Operators Council (WCSBOC) inaugural provincial conference takes place on 16 March 2013 at the Garden Court, Nelson Mandela Boulevard, Woodstock. Read More

Rondebosch Resident Receives R25 000 Safely Home Road Safety Reward

6 March 2013

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

Lawlessness at Bellville Taxi Rank Will Not Be Tolerated

6 March 2013

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

Minister Carlisle to Award R25 000 to Second Road Safety Reward Winner

6 March 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will award R25 000 to the second winner of the Safely Home Road Safety Reward Campaign Read More

Khayelitsha to Receive “Five Star Green” Shared Services Centre

4 March 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, was on site in Khayelitsha on 4 March 2013 at a sod-turning event for the brand new Khayelitsha Shared Services Centre currently under construction. Read More

Minister Carlisle to Visit Site of Brand New Khayelitsha Shared Services Centre

4 March 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will visit the Khayelitsha Shared Services Centre construction site on the corner of Steve Biko and Walter Sisulu Street, Khayelitsha on 4 March 2013. Read More

Eighty-three Students to Receive Masakh’iSizwe Bursaries

1 March 2013

The Department of Transport and Public Works will award Masakh’iSizwe Bursaries to 83 recipients on Saturday, 2 March 2013. Read More