News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Proposed Blood-Alcohol Level Not the Answer to Addressing Carnage on Our Roads

19 September 2013

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

US Agency to Provide Grant to Support Rooftop Solar Plans for Western Cape Government

11 September 2013

Erica Barks-Ruggles, Cape Town’s US Consul General and Francois du Plessis, Green Cape CEO under the auspices of the United States Trade Development Agency (USTDA) and the Western Cape Government’s (WCG) Department of Transport and P Read More

Horror Crashes Highlight Need for Whole Society Approach to Road Safety

10 September 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public WorksRoad deaths are once again in the spotlight, with horrible crashes claiming many lives across the country. Read More

US Agency to Support Rooftop Solar Plans for Western Cape Government

10 September 2013

On 11 September 2013, the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will sign a grant with the Green Cape Sector Development Agency NPC (Green Cape), serving on behalf of the Western Cape Government’s (WCG) Department of Transport and Read More

Logo Unveiled for George Integrated Subsidised Transport System

4 September 2013

On 4 September 2013, the Department of Transport and Public Works and the George Municipality unveiled the logo for the Read More

Chapman's Peak Drive and Franschhoek Pass Open for Traffic

4 September 2013

The Chapman’s Peak Drive near Cape Town and the Franschhoek Pass between Franschhoek and Villiersdorp are now open for traffic.The two roads were closed last week after heavy rains caused rock falls and mudslides. Read More

Operating Licence Unit Most Productive in Western Cape

3 September 2013

September is Public Service Month in South Africa and the Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) of the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works has been awarded Productivity SA’s Most Productive Public Entity Award. Read More

Franschhoek Pass Remains Closed

2 September 2013

Franschhoek Pass remains closed after a mudslide and a small rock fall occurred on 28 August 2013 due to heavy rains in the Western Cape. Read More