Public Transport

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Website

(Link)
This website contains information on all the public airports in South Africa. It includes up to the minute information on arrivals and departures and flight schedules.

Convenient Dial-a-Ride for the Physically Disabled

(Public Information)
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This brochure provides information on the special needs public transport service, Dial-a-Ride.

Information on Bus Services

(Service)
Golden Arrow currently provides bus services for Cape Town. Bus timetables can be requested via email or accessed via the Golden Arrow website.

Information on Metered Taxi and Tourist Transport

(Service)
Various transport facilities are available for tourists visiting the Western Cape. These include tour buses, shuttles, metered taxis and chartered services.

Information on Mini-Bus Taxi Services

(Service)
The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works is responsible for regulating the mini-bus taxi industry in the province. The Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) can be contacted on:HelpdeskTel: 021 483 0292

Metro Trans Information Centre Website

(Link)
This website contains information on public transport services in the Cape Metropole. The schedules section contains times and costs for buses, trains, taxis, special needs transport and inter city transport.

MetroRail Website

(Link)
The Commuter section of the site contains information on train services, news events and commuter forums. Detailed information for the Western Cape can be accessed through the Cape Metrorail site.

National Travel Survey

(Project)
Statistics South Africa did a National Travel Survey on behalf of the National Department of Transport from 25 May to 20 June 2003. The survey provided an accurate analysis of the population's transport habits broken down by gender, modes of transport, rural and urban areas, and local authority planning zones (e.g. townships and suburbs within Johannesburg). The Survey interviewed around 50 000 households nationwide to determine their travel patterns and which modes of transport they use to get to work, hospitals and schools.

Passenger Rail Services - Cape Town

(Service)
Rail services are provided by Metrorail. The Metrorail Western Cape website provides up-to-date timetable, fee and route information.

Taxi Re-capitalisation

(Public Information)
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This document briefly sets out the progress of the taxi recapitalisation programme from 1999 to July 2003.