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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Madikizela to inspect non-compliance at Du Noon taxi rank

7 June 2020

As a continued drive to raise awareness in relation to public transport, Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Monday 8 June 2020, visit Du Noon taxi rank to ensure transport operators are complying... Read More

Non-compliance in public transport puts passengers at risk

4 June 2020

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

Minister Madikizela to inspect non-compliance in public transport

3 June 2020

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Thursday 4 June 2020, visit one of the hotspot areas from which is received a significant number of non-compliance complaints  concerning pu Read More

Licensing service centres and validity of expired licences

2 June 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works wishes to clear up confusion on two issues: 1) the date on which licensing service centres, registering authorities, and vehicle testing centres in the Western Cape will reopen; and Read More

Alert Level 3: Transport state of readiness

1 June 2020

As the nation enters Alert Level 3 today, demand for public transport services is expected to increase significantly compared to usage during Alert Level 4. Large parts of the economy are reopening and many people are returning to work. Read More

Old Mutual donation is testimony that we are in this fight together

27 May 2020

Premier Alan Winde together with Transport and Public Works Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela today received a donation of a fully refurbished isolation site Read More

Western Cape Government to receive quarantine site donation from Old Mutual

26 May 2020

Premier Alan Winde together with Transport and Public Works Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Wednesday 27 May 2020, receive a donation of a fully refurbished quarantine site from Old Mutual. Read More

Minister Madikizela condemns Delft taxi violence

21 May 2020

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

Correcting misinformation on social media about roadworthy certificates

20 May 2020

In response to misinformation circulated on social media regarding the issuing of so-called “temporary” roadworthy certificates during the National State of Disaster, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) wishes t Read More

100 minibus taxis to assist fight against COVID-19

18 May 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works  Today we are proud to be launching the Red Dot service which we believe is the first in South Africa. Read More

Minister Madikizela to launch transport service to assist fight against COVID-19

17 May 2020

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Monday 18 May 2020 launch the Red Dot service that will be providing two new services to support the provincial Department of Health’s fight Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit active construction sites

12 May 2020

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela will tomorrow, Wednesday 13 May 2020 visit one of the active construction sites to assess how the construction sector is functioning under the strict healt Read More

8000 return to work as WC public construction projects commences

7 May 2020

Given the highly publicised difficulties experienced by significant parts of the construction industry during 2019 and the early months of 2020, the impact of the lockdown announced on 15 March was always going to have a serious impact on the... Read More

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services issue fines worth R1.3 million

5 May 2020

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

Minister Madikizela condemns killing of Paarl taxi operators

4 May 2020

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works I strongly condemn the senseless killing of two taxi operators in Paarl over the weekend. Read More

Vredenburg Hospital upgrades completed

1 May 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works has completed a R124 million architectural project for phased upgrades and extensions to the Vredenburg Hospital to cater for the growing health needs of the West Coast district. Read More

Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute nears completion

1 May 2020

The R281 million Observatory Forensic Pathology institute which will replace the Forensic Pathology services laboratory in salt River is expected to be complete during 2020. Read More

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

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