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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Conradie housing construction commence in September

16 September 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 7 – 13 September 2020

14 September 2020

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services implemented a total of 82 integrated roadblocks, vehicle checkpoint and speed control operations across the province in the week of 7 to 13 September 2020, and 13 321 vehicles were stopped and checked. Read More

Minister Madikizela extends condolences to CODETA following death of leader

14 September 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit Garden Route to address taxi industry challenges

8 September 2020

Minister Madikizela to revisit Garden Route to address challenges facing the taxi industry Read More

Red Dot reaches new service delivery milestones

8 September 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) Red Dot and Red Dot Lite safe transport services reached new service delivery milestones by 7 September 2020. Read More

Minister Madikizela intervenes to end deadly war between CATA and CODETA

6 September 2020

Taxi violence: Minister Madikizela intervenes to end deadly war between CATA and CODETA Read More

Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations for 24 to 30 August 2020

31 August 2020

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations for 24 to 30 August 2020 Read More

Results of Provincial Traffic Services operations 17 to 23 August 2020

24 August 2020

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services implemented a total of 89 integrated roadblocks, vehicle checkpoints and speed operations across the province during the week of 17 to 23 August 2020, and 14 075 vehicles were stopped an Read More

Pedestrian bridge at De Beers Avenue on the N2 main span lift

18 August 2020

The main span lift of the pedestrian bridge (No. 6030) at De Beers Avenue (km 42.1) over Trunk Road 2/1 (N2) was completed on 15 August 2020. There was no existing pedestrian bridge crossing. Read More

Minister Madikizela to meet taxi industry leaders following Bellville shooting

16 August 2020

Taxi murders: Minister Madikizela to meet taxi industry leaders following Bellville shooting I strongly condemn the recent shooting incident at the Bellville Taxi rank. It is understood that one passenger was killed and two seriously injured.  Read More

Providing access to bicycles during lockdown

14 August 2020

On 14 August 2020, the Department of Transport and Public Works distributed 100 bicycles to 4 community safety units, 4 neighbourhood watch programmes and 4 South African Polic Read More

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations for 7 - 10 August 2020

11 August 2020

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services implemented a total of 75 integrated roadblocks, vehicle checkpoint and speed control operations across the province on the weekend of 7 to 10 August 2020, and 7 786 vehicles were stopped and checked. Read More

GMT Regional Hub opens in George

10 August 2020

Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works Bonginkosi Madikizela opened the Government Motor Transport (GMT) Regional Hub in George on Monday, 10 August 2020. Read More

Making a difference in COVID-19 hotspots

10 August 2020

The Western Cape Government (WCG) provides daily updates on COVID-19 cases to inform an evidence-based approach to tackling the pandemic. These figures are spatially disaggregated so that hotspots – densely populated areas where there are high... Read More

Minister Madikizela to assess Covid-19 compliance in the Garden Route

6 August 2020

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will visit the Garden Route District over the long weekend to assess compliance with COVID-19 regulations in long distance transport and taxi ranks. Read More

One Chief Director retires, another takes his place

5 August 2020

On Friday 31 July 2020 Kenneth Africa, Chief Director: Traffic Management, retired after 46 years of public service. Read More

Department of Transport and Public Works responds to PPE Procurement

4 August 2020

The Western Cape Government (WCG) Provincial Treasury chose to issue the Procurement Disclosure Report (PDR) Read More

Notice of road closures on the N2 at Somerset West

30 July 2020

A temporary closure of both carriageways of the N2 between Victoria Road Intersection and Broadway Boulevard Intersection will take place on Saturday 15 August 2020 between 7 pm and 6 am on Sunday 16 August 2020. No traffic will be permitted on the... Read More

Taxi murders: Minister Madikizela meets taxi industry leaders to find solutions

23 July 2020

I met with the leadership of the Western Cape Branch of the SA National Taxi Council (SANTACO), as well as 'motherbodies' Congress of Democratic Taxi Associations (CODETA) and Cape Amalgamated Taxi Associations (CATA) taxi associations again this... Read More

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