News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Festive Season road deaths spike

28 February 2018

Festive Season road deaths spike amidst increase in driver and passenger fatalities Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works  Read More

Minister Grant to brief media on outcomes of Festive Season road safety effort

28 February 2018

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will brief the media on the Festive Season’s enforcement and road safety efforts as well as the road death statistics for that period on 28 February 2018. Read More

WC Government condemns senseless loss of life as a result of taxi violence

22 February 2018

Statement by Minister Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Early this morning, after 8am, a shooting took place at the Langa taxi rank. Two people were tragically killed. We are also informed that another 9 people were injured... Read More

Bloody week on Western Cape roads costs 33 lives and R229 million

22 February 2018

Western Cape roads resembled a battlefield this week. Forensic Pathology Services data indicates 33 people were killed in 20 fatal incidents in the week of 14 to 20 February. Over half of these fatalities (54%) were passengers. Read More

Vulnerable road users account for almost half of road deaths this week

15 February 2018

Forensic Pathology Services data indicates 13 people were killed on Western Cape roads in the week of 7 to 13 February. Six pedestrians were among the dead, accounting for almost half of those killed (46%). Read More

Dedicated enforcement unit to protect Metrorail commuters and infrastructure

9 February 2018

Joint media release between the City, Western Cape Provincial Government and PRASA Read More

Provincial Traffic Services shows zero tolerance for corruption

9 February 2018

Thirty-five motorists have been arrested in the last year attempting to bribe Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services officers. Read More

Construction of new arrestor bed on Sir Lowry's Pass

8 February 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a R14 million project to construct a new slipway and truck arrestor bed on the downward slope of the N2 near Sir Lowry’s Pass Road. Read More

R27 West Coast Road to be closed for materials testing

7 February 2018

The R27 West Coast Road will be closed for materials testing on the following days: Read More

SANParks assists to secure Groote Schuur water supply

7 February 2018

The South African National Parks (SANParks) is assisting the provincial Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) with groundwater operations to secure water supply Read More

Macassar learners receive free shoes

1 February 2018

A total of 56 joyful learners from False Bay Primary School in Macassar received donations of shoes today (1 February 2018). Read More