Category:FOCUS on Bus and Coach

Back to buses
July 19, 2017

Back to buses

GAVIN MYERS attended the 2017 Southern African Bus Operators Association (Saboa) conference, which centred on one particular question…

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Is MyCiTi unsustainable?
May 4, 2017

Is MyCiTi unsustainable?

In the third instalment of our four-part series on public transport in Cape Town, MARISKA MORRIS investigates the MyCiTi bus rapid transit (BRT) system’s...

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A case for Minibus taxis
April 4, 2017

A case for Minibus taxis

In the second part of our four-part series on public transport in Cape Town, MARISKA MORRIS takes a look at the minibus-taxi industry and...

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Saving Cape Town from congestion
March 4, 2017

Saving Cape Town from congestion

Public transport could be the solution to traffic congestion. In this first article in a series of four, MARISKA MORRIS speaks with experts about...

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Suing the Road Accident Fund
February 4, 2017

Suing the Road Accident Fund

The recent case of Lategan versus Jansen van Vuuren; Intercape Ferreira Main Liner and others, ZAECDHC 2016 September, involved a straightforward-enough matter: Is a...

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If it looks like a bus…
December 4, 2016

If it looks like a bus…

FRANK BEETON reports on a very different type of “bus”…

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Looking ahead
December 4, 2016

Looking ahead

What might the future hold for the transport sector in South Africa?

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Four-step programme
December 4, 2016

Four-step programme

It’s often said that any type of successful relationship in the transport industry needs to be based on mutual trust and confidence. The recent...

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Crowd Mapping – making sense of the chaos
November 4, 2016

Crowd Mapping – making sense of the chaos

Public transport in most developing countries is an ever-changing mix of independent operators all following their own rules, routes, schedules and rate hikes. The...

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Brazilian buses and South African befuddlement
November 4, 2016

Brazilian buses and South African befuddlement

FRANK BEETON reports on Brazil’s ailing bus industry and the possible implications for South Africa

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