Engineering News | Public Transport and Infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/public-transport-and-infrastructure Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:03:29 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 BRT bridge to be completed by end of February http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brt-bridge-to-be-completed-by-end-of-february-2016-11-09 Nadine James Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 434879 1479797339 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605802_resized_brtbridgeleesstreetalexandrahatch11161022.jpg BUILDING BRIDGES The bridge linking the Alexandra township with the affluent Sandton region is a symbolic and practical way of addressing mobility issues that resulted from Apartheid-era spatial planning 511 287 Rail freight system will benefit economy, reduce road maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-freight-system-will-benefit-economy-reduce-road-maintenance-2016-11-25 Nadine James Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435123 1479797339 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605806_resized_debuysscottkpmg11161022.jpg DE BUYS SCOTT The establishment of a workable rail infrastructure would stimulate job creation and economic growth during the construction phase of rail-related projects 511 287 CSIR investigates road applications for waste materials http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-investigates-road-applications-for-waste-materials-2016-11-25 Nadine James Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435108 1479797339 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605790_resized_reavayabrt809091022duane.jpg THE BUS STOPS HERE Transport systems depend on the quality and sustainability of the associated infrastructure, therefore government has to invest in infrastructure to increase mobility and grow the economy 511 287 Gauteng Premier welcomes launch of Mamelodi transport hub http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-premier-welcomes-launch-of-mamelodi-transport-hub-2015-12-11 Nadine James Top Transport Fri, 11 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 394478 1449496201 1449784800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000495297_resized_image551022.jpeg TSHWANE REGIONAL MALL An artist's impression of what the Mamelodi mall will look like when it opens in April 2017 511 287 SA public transport projects gaining traction – services firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-public-transport-projects-gaining-traction-services-firm-2015-11-27 Mia Breytenbach Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 392632 1448346633 1448575200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000489580_resized_gautraincopy1022.jpeg DEFINED STRATEGY Defining a strategy for public transport services prompted the public and private sectors to initiate several public transport infrastructure projects in recent years 511 287 IEC Holden http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iec-holden-2015-11-27 Samantha Herbst Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 393519 1448350013 1448575200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000494155_resized_0000492113iecholden1022.jpg 511 287 Future planning key to public transit systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/system-scalability-future-planning-key-to-public-transit-systems-2015-11-27 Mia Breytenbach Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 392561 1448620950 1448575200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000489295_resized_roadworksgodurban21022copy.jpg TRANSPORT TRANSFORMATION The GO!Durban transit system will comprise metro rail transit, rapid bus transit, road-based feeder services and complementary rail and bus services 511 287 Gautrain capacity-expansion measures advancing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-capacity-expansion-measures-advancing-2015-11-27 Mia Breytenbach Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 392542 1448621150 1448575200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000489219_resized_trainpicpageonecopy1022.jpeg CAPACITY INCREASE The Gautrain Management Agency aims to release the request for proposals for the procurement of 12 additional train sets within the next three months 511 287 Johannesburg municipality to continue public transport initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/johannesburg-municipality-to-continue-public-transport-initiatives-2015-11-27 Mia Breytenbach Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 392569 1449148279 1448575200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000489329_resized_parkride71022.jpeg EXPANDED INITIATIVE A public transport loop introduced during the EcoMobility festival will be permanently established along a route including West street, in Sandton 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/57611_2015-11-30_ecomobility_-_hd_web.mp422174707Johannesburg executive mayor Parks Tau discusses the impact of the EcoMobility month and the way forward Johannesburg executive mayor Parks Tau discusses the impact of the EcoMobility month and the way forward Tax breaks for people with disabilities advocated http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tax-breaks-for-people-with-disabilities-advocated-2014-11-28 Dylan Slater Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352024 1416894733 1417125600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000373228_resized_alfredmotlhabane1022.jpg ACCESSIBILITY All modes of transport should be accessible to people with disabilities 511 287 Public transport key to progress http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-transport-key-to-progress-2014-11-28 Dylan Slater Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352177 1416894733 1417125600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000373629_resized_greenpointsoccerstadiumcapetownkir91571022.jpg CAPE TOWN One of the core principles of the MyCiTi system is that public transport should take precedence over private vehicles 511 287 Public transport gains momentum in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-transport-gains-momentum-in-sa-2014-11-28 Dylan Slater Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352023 1416894733 1417125600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000373220_resized_johannesburgjhbinnercityreavayabrt50113duane1022.jpg BUS RAPID TRANSIT BRT operators need to ensure that the planned maintenance programmes are constantly adhered to, without allowing complacency to set in 511 287 Charter targets unemployment, poverty, inequality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/charter-targets-unemployment-poverty-inequality-2014-11-28 Dylan Slater Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352381 1416894733 1417125600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000374123_resized_cityscapeviewofthedurbanskyline1022reuters.jpg INTEGRATED PUBLIC TRANSPORT GO!Durban will comprise a network of rail, road and nonmotorised transport systems 511 287 Negotiations between taxi and bus industry set to start http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/negotiations-between-taxi-and-bus-industry-set-to-start-2014-11-28 Dylan Slater Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352359 1416894733 1417125600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000374084_resized_roodepoortwestgatetaxirank801131022duane.jpg DISCUSSIONS All three parties do not want to delay this process and therefore delay the delivery of the public transport service to the people 511 287 Rail opportunities demonstrated to learners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-opportunities-demonstrated-to-learners-2014-11-28 Dylan Slater Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 352186 1442498081 1417125600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000373649_resized_transnettfrcsrzelcclass20elocomotivepyramidsouthdepot111131022duane.jpg RAIL OPPORTUNITIES The current investment in the rail industry will open future employment opportunities 511 287 Development of infrastructure key for economic growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/development-of-infrastructure-key-for-economic-growth-2013-11-01 Zandile Mavuso Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309765 1383283592 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000264092_resized_vuyisilekonamalusigigaba510121022duane.jpg MALUSI GIGABA The Public Enterprises Minister called for a private–public partnership plan with real and meaningful partnerships between the public and private sectors in the infrastructure of the maritime sector 511 287 BRT not viable for all cities in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brt-not-viable-for-all-cities-in-sa-2013-11-01 Zandile Mavuso Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309664 1383283708 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000263938_resized_reavayabrt1609091022duane.jpg BRT IN OPERATION High-cost road pavements are needed by the bus rapid transit to carry the axle loads and the number of trips that each bus needs to make 511 287 NMT ‘greening’ public transport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cycling-brings-environment-friendliness-to-public-transport-2013-11-01 Zandile Mavuso Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309574 1383283734 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000263827_resized_nmttransport1022.jpg CYCLING PATHA cycling path has been launched in Cape Town to ensure safety for cyclists 511 287 Gauteng transport master plan on track for presentation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-transport-master-plan-on-track-for-presentation-2013-06-28 Sashnee Moodley Top Transport Projects Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0200 295961 1372160308 1372370400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000241674_resized_jdatransportduanejpg.jpeg 511 287 World’s largest rail contract expected to begin after financial close http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/worlds-largest-rail-contract-expected-to-begin-after-financial-close-2013-06-28 Sashnee Moodley Top Transport Projects Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0200 295924 1372160406 1372370400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Construction starts on R816m KZN interchange http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-starts-on-r816-million-kzn-interchange-2013-06-28 Sashnee Moodley Top Transport Projects Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0200 296115 1372160467 1372370400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Pilot transport service planned for Nelson Mandela Bay http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pilot-transport-service-planned-for-nelson-mandela-bay-2012-11-02 Sashnee Moodley Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0200 271949 1351580752 1351807200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gauteng public transport system not dysfunctional http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-public-transport-system-has-flaws-but-is-not-dysfunctional-2012-11-02 Sashnee Moodley Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0200 272249 1351580752 1351807200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Pedestrian facilities to improve safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pedestrian-facilities-to-improve-safety-2012-11-02 Sashnee Moodley Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0200 271947 1351580752 1351807200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Spatial planning legacy remains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/apartheid-spatial-planning-legacy-still-remains-moosajee-2012-11-02 Sashnee Moodley Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0200 272156 1351580753 1351807200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Competitiveness, infrastructure important for SA airport industry growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competitiveness-infrastructure-important-for-sa-airport-industry-growth-2012-11-02 Sashnee Moodley Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0200 271945 1351599218 1351807200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/42192_2012-10-19_henley.mp46785894Henley Business School Dean Jonathan Foster-Pedley discusses the importance of global competitiveness for the South African airport industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Henley Business School Dean Jonathan Foster-Pedley discusses the importance of global competitiveness for the South African airport industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Tshwane launches aspirational long-term strategy framework http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tshwane-launches-aspirational-long-term-strategy-framework-2012-11-02 Sashnee Moodley Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 02 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0200 272085 1377096956 1351807200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Infrastructure development will create strong economic future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-development-will-create-strong-economic-future-2012-06-29 Chantelle Kotze South African Transport Projects Fri, 29 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0200 258776 1340706101 1340920800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Construction starts on rapid transport system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rustenburg-to-start-construction-of-rapid-transport-system-2012-06-29 Chantelle Kotze South African Transport Projects Fri, 29 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0200 258797 1340706142 1340920800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gautrain passenger numbers to rise http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rosebankpark-station-leg-of-gautrain-opened-early-this-month-2012-06-29 Chantelle Kotze South African Transport Projects Fri, 29 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0200 258717 1340706166 1340920800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 TFR orders R1.8m of concrete walling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/precast-concrete-manufacturer-supplies-to-state-owned-freight-logistics-group-2012-06-29 Chantelle Kotze South African Transport Projects Fri, 29 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0200 258543 1340706222 1340920800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bolsterless passenger coach bogie for SA conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bolsterless-passenger-coach-bogie-for-sa-conditions-2012-06-29 Chantelle Kotze South African Transport Projects Fri, 29 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0200 258380 1340706245 1340920800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Solutions provider developing future green mobility solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-mobility-solution-for-future-public-transport-2011-10-28 Sinette Goosen Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0200 238349 1319523232 1319752800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA airline reduces fuel consumption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-airline-goes-green-2011-10-28 Sinette Goosen Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0200 238194 1319523227 1319752800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Luminaire manufacturer introduces new LED streetlight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luminaire-manufacturer-introduces-new-led-streetlight-2011-10-28 Sinette Goosen Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0200 238373 1320221832 1319752800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/35797_2011-10-21_beka.mp46315301Beka demonstrates its new Beka LEDlume LED streetlight. Video courtesy: Beka South Africa Beka demonstrates its new Beka LEDlume LED streetlight. Video courtesy: Beka South Africa Gauteng roads need a futureproof plan – MEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-roads-need-a-future-proof-plan---mec-2011-10-28 Sinette Goosen Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0200 238177 1334754702 1319752800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gautrain operations, construction faring well http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-receives-positive-feedback-and-all-operations-and-construction-faring-well-2011-10-28 Sinette Goosen Public transport and Infrastructure Fri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0200 238386 1336483805 1319752800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/35796_2011-10-28_gautrain.mp414586031Gautrain Management Agency CEO Jack van der Merwe gives feedback on the Gautrain's operation. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Gautrain Management Agency CEO Jack van der Merwe gives feedback on the Gautrain's operation. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Cranes to ensure speedy railway recovery work http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/speedy-railway-recovery-with-large-160-t-cranes-2011-06-24 Schalk Burger Freight Rail Projects Roundup Fri, 24 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0200 227543 1308657866 1308866400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0