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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Two new junior traffic training centres for the Garden Route

10 March 2020

The Road Safety Management component of the Department of Transport and Public Works recently launched junior traffic training centres (JTTCs) at Formosa Primary School in Plettenberg Bay and Thembalethu Primary School in Georg Read More

Minister Madikizela welcomes PRASA’s Central Line Recovery Plan

5 March 2020

I welcome the Central Line Service Recovery Plan outlined by PRASA Administrator, Mr Bongisizwe Mpondo this morning. Read More

New Junior Traffic Training Centre at Steynville Primary School in Piketberg

2 March 2020

“With this Junior Traffic Training Centre, we aim to prevent further injuries to our children. We aim to educate primary school learners and toddlers how to walk safely to school and back. Read More

Let's all take personal responsibility for making our roads safer

2 March 2020

In March and in every other month of the year, traffic and road safety officers of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) will be hard at work making our roads safer. Read More

Junior Traffic Training Centre to teach Simondium learners better road safety

27 February 2020

“With this Junior Traffic Training Centre (JTTC), we aim to reduce the risk of road crashes like the one in March last year which claimed the life of an eight-year old learner of this school.” Read More

Transport Ministers visit Paarl in bid to resolve ongoing taxi violence

26 February 2020

Tomorrow, Thursday 27 February 2020, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela together with Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula will visit Mbekweni in Paarl in a bid to resolve the ongoing taxi Read More

New Philippi High School has been completed

15 February 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works designed and built the new Philippi High School for the Western Cape Education Department. Read More

Roadworks on the N1

13 February 2020

Thermoplastic road marking will take place on the N1 between Plattekloof and Old Oak interchanges, including the interchange ramps and bridges at Plattekloof, Jip de Jager/Mike Pienaar, Durban and Old Oak Road interchanges. Read More

REU nailed 238 suspects, recovered R400 000 in stolen copper cable, metal

13 February 2020

Joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government Read More

Go George bus service will finally roll out Phase 4B

11 February 2020

The Go George bus service will finally roll out to Phase 4B on Sunday 22 March 2020 Read More

Ministers Mbalula and Madikizela to visit George

10 February 2020

The National Ministry of Transport together with the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works will return to George tomorrow, Tuesday 11 February 2020, to finalise outstanding engagements regarding the roll-out of Read More

Focus on vulnerable road users

5 February 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) protects vulnerable road users (cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians, especially children and senior citizens) in a number of ways. Read More

From top Western Cape traffic officer to a national commendation

1 February 2020

Provincial Traffic Inspector (PTI) Dezel John-Lee Gertse received the Western Cape’s “top traffic officer” merit certificate from Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works Bonginkosi Madikizela on 29 January 2020. Read More

Replacement school for Woodlands Primary

1 February 2020

A R47 million project to build the new Woodlands Primary School in Heideveld is progressing well. Read More

Willows Primary School

1 February 2020

The new Willows Primary School in Heideveld is expected to be complete later this year (2020), if everything goes according to plan. Read More

Construction of new Kwa-Faku Primary School update

1 February 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is in the process of building the new Kwa-Faku Primary School in Philippi East. Read More

PC Petersen Primary School update

1 February 2020

The Department of Transport and Public Works construction of the state-of-the-art, R51 million PC Petersen Primary School is expected to reach practical completion towards the end of April 2020 for phase 1 (school buildings) an Read More

Decline in fatalities on Western Cape roads this festive season

29 January 2020

Twenty-three (23) % decline in fatalities from 1 December 2019 to 15 January 2020 Read More

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