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New system to gather public transport user feedback during the lockdown

27 April 2020

A key responsibility of the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) during the lockdown is managing public transport operator compliance with national government regulations regarding loading restrictions, Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit Joe Gqabi Interchange amid fraud allegations

17 April 2020

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

Easter weekend road statistics

14 April 2020

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

Concern about high volume of mini-bus taxis travelling to other provinces

10 April 2020

I note with serious concern the number of mini-bus taxis who are not adhering to transport regulations and are travelling to, amongst others, the Eastern Cape during this Easter weekend. Read More

Beware of fake job and traffic officer training scams

9 April 2020

Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC) has become aware that, as in previous years, fake traffic officer job advertisements are being placed in the College’s name. Read More

Minister Madikizela to distribute protective materials to the taxi industry

8 April 2020

As part of his on-going raising of awareness about hygiene on public transport, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Thursday 9 April 2020, distribute Personal Protective Equ Read More

Road safety remains a top priority during the Covid-19 lockdown

7 April 2020

I would like to extend heartfelt condolences to the families and colleagues of the farmworkers who tragically died during a collision on the N1 this morning. Read More

LOCKDOWN: Public transport operating times

5 April 2020

Social distancing on public transport is critical if we are to stop the spread of Covid-19.  I urge all transport operators to follow the Regulations and Directives issued by National Government which stipulate how public transport shoul Read More

Restrictions on public transport eased

1 April 2020

Joint Statement by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works, and the City of Cape Town Read More