Engineering News | Public Transport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/public-transport Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:55:17 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Luxembourg Protocol can save South Africa billions – Rail Working Group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luxembourg-protocol-can-save-south-africa-billions-rail-working-group-2019-02-14 Natasha Odendaal RAIL Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:21:00 +0200 511645 1550152406 1550150460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Train sets numbers improve in the Western Cape – Metrorail regional manager http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/train-sets-numbers-improve-in-the-western-cape-metrorail-regional-manager-2019-02-14 African News Agency RAIL Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:54:00 +0200 511638 1550148944 1550148840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 South Africa a step closer to new driver's licence demerit system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-a-step-closer-to-new-drivers-licence-demerit-system-2019-02-13 News24Wire TRANSPORT Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:51:00 +0200 511492 1550066654 1550065860 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 City of Cape Town proposes R800m transport infrastructure project for Wynberg http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-town-proposes-r800m-transport-infrastructure-project-for-wynberg-2019-02-08 African News Agency TRANSPORT Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:20:00 +0200 511041 1549628963 1549628400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Buses using natural gas to curb fuel costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buses-using-natural-gas-to-curb-fuel-costs-2019-02-01 Halima Frost Public Transport Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508831 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775098_resized_gascng02191022.jpg GAS, NATURALLY Natural gas had been selected as a fuel of choice for global bus companies 511 287 Metrobus tells commuters to find alternative transport as strike shuts down service http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metrobus-tells-commuters-to-find-alternative-transport-as-strike-shuts-down-service-2019-01-30 African News Agency PUBLIC TRANSPORT Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:39:00 +0200 510029 1548843927 1548837540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 UNTU intends to launch protest action against PRASA, Transport Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untu-intends-to-launch-protest-action-against-prasa-transport-minister-2019-01-28 Simone Liedtke LABOUR / TRANSPORT Mon, 28 Jan 2019 11:37:00 +0200 509804 1548668301 1548668220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ongoing tech investment seen as driver of future tourism growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/travel-tech-investment-required-to-boost-potential-2019-01-25 Schalk Burger Travel and tourism Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508563 1548081101 1548367200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000774756_resized_gemaltocismeaiotseniorvpsherryzameer12181022.jpg SHERRY ZAMEER Tourism can contribute 600 000 jobs over the next decade 511 287 Man electrocuted on roof of Cape Town train http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/man-electrocuted-on-roof-of-cape-town-train-2019-01-23 News24Wire TRANSPORT Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:13:00 +0200 509424 1548245683 1548245580 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Cape Town’s WhereIsMyTransport expands to Latin America, India http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-towns-whereismytransport-expands-to-latin-america-india-2019-01-22 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:46:00 +0200 509304 1548165035 1548161160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776262_resized_mexicopublictransportmappedwhereismytransport1022.jpg Data collected by WhereIsMyTransport in Mexico City 511 287 PRASA to have permanent group CEO by April – Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-to-have-permanent-group-ceo-by-april-minister-2019-01-22 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:53:00 +0200 509276 1548151811 1548150780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New construction process proposed for Gautrain expansion project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-construction-process-proposed-for-gautrain-expansion-project-2019-01-21 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:09:00 +0200 509129 1548082514 1548065340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775821_resized_gautrain210220314duane.jpg 511 287 Gautrain seeks ways to grow ridership as 2018 hits govt's pocket http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-govt-forced-to-fork-out-as-gautrain-ridership-declines-2019-01-17 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:22:00 +0200 508833 1547735587 1547716920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775104_resized_gautrain1022.jpg 511 287 Cosatu angered by R1.6bn subsidy for Gautrain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cosatu-angered-by-r16bn-subsidy-for-gautrain-2019-01-15-1 African News Agency PUBLIC TRANSPORT Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:10:00 +0200 508602 1547554303 1547554200 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Train accident highlights need for industry-wide solution, stronger regulator – RRA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/train-accident-highlights-need-for-industry-wide-solution-stronger-regulator-rra-2019-01-10 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:09:00 +0200 508262 1547129461 1547129340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Despite unsuccessful tender, Gautrain remains on the lookout for new trains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-unsuccessful-tender-gautrain-remains-on-the-lookout-for-new-trains-2019-01-08 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Tue, 08 Jan 2019 10:23:00 +0200 507947 1547036568 1546935780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773218_resized_gautrain091020112610220611duane2.jpg 511 287 Hosken to expand its interest in Western Cape bus operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hosken-to-expand-its-interest-in-western-cape-bus-operations-2018-12-19 Creamer Media Reporter CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 19 Dec 2018 13:45:00 +0200 507697 1545220010 1545219900 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 I was dismissed from Prasa for uncovering looters, says Collins Letsoalo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/i-was-dismissed-from-prasa-for-uncovering-looters-says-collins-letsoalo-2018-12-17 African News Agency PASSENGER RAIL Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:34:00 +0200 507639 1545061124 1545060840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772696_resized_collinsletsoalo1022.jpg Collins Letsoalo 511 287 Cornubia bridge opened to traffic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cornubia-bridge-opened-to-traffic-2018-12-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Public Transport Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506058 1544765488 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769264_resized_cornubiabridgeroyalhaskoningdhv1022.jpg ONE STRUCTURE The Cornubia bridge forms one structure, carrying six mixed-use traffic lanes as well as pedestrian sidewalks and two bus lanes 511 287 Cape Town MyCiti bus petrol bombed, driver seriously injured http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-myciti-bus-petrol-bombed-driver-seriously-injured-2018-12-11 African News Agency TRANSPORT Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:16:00 +0200 507156 1544518630 1544516160 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Gibela delivers its first South African made train to PRASA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-delivers-its-first-south-african-made-train-to-prasa-2018-12-07 Irma Venter RAIL Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:23:00 +0200 506943 1544192603 1544178180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771177_resized_gibelagroup1022.jpg The first South African-built X’trapolis Mega commuter train on its way to the Wolmerton depot 511 287 South Africa’s 'dysfunctional' rail system root of many transport problems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-dysfunctional-rail-system-root-of-many-transport-problems-2018-12-07 Irma Venter ROAD AND RAIL Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:23:00 +0200 506918 1544193872 1544170980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771116_resized_metrorail2p10605661022.jpg 511 287 Durban train delays in the spotlight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/durban-train-delays-in-the-spotlight-2018-11-28 News24Wire RAIL Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:40:00 +0200 505912 1543387750 1543387200 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Santaco acquires 25% stake in SA Taxi for R1.7bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/santaco-acquires-25-stake-in-sa-taxi-for-r17bn-2018-11-20 African News Agency TRANSPORT Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:47:00 +0200 505210 1542711216 1542710820 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Gibela to hand over SA-built train before year-end http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/production-testing-on-track-for-gibela-to-deliver-first-train-by-end-of-2018-2018-11-19 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:42:00 +0200 505146 1542695147 1542638520 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767247_resized_gibeladunnotarfactoryopening1018dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Ekurhuleni BRT system extended to OR Tambo International http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ekurhuleni-brt-system-extended-to-or-tambo-international-2018-11-16 Schalk Burger Public transport Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503826 1542091288 1542319200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Project to have major economic impact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motherwell-project-to-have-major-economic-impact-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Public Transport Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503333 1542362577 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763518_resized_prasatrainenroutetowolmertona659912421022.jpg MOTHERWELL PASSENGER RAIL CORRIDOR The construction of the railway line and associated infrastructure is scheduled to start in 2022/23 511 287 Carmakers lure ride-hailer, delivery drivers in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carmakers-lure-ride-hailer-delivery-drivers-in-africa-2018-11-09 Reuters PUBLIC TRANSPORT/AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:16:00 +0200 504340 1541765854 1541765760 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Nothing sinister about the new fleet of vehicles, PRASA spokesperson says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nothing-sinister-about-the-new-fleet-of-vehicles-prasa-spokesperson-says-2018-11-07 African News Agency STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:11:00 +0200 504065 1541592782 1541592660 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Policy weakness hinders transport financing – Vadi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/policy-weakness-hinders-transport-financing-vadi-2018-11-01 Nadine James TRANSPORT Thu, 01 Nov 2018 16:16:00 +0200 503542 1541082535 1541081760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ekurhuleni BRT system extended to OR Tambo International http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ekurhuleni-brt-system-extended-to-or-tambo-international-2018-10-31 Schalk Burger PUBLIC TRANSPORT Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:06:00 +0200 503379 1540994213 1540991160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cybersecurity must be managed at board level, urges Gautrain boss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cybersecurity-must-be-managed-at-board-level-urges-gautrain-boss-2018-10-30 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:24:00 +0200 503237 1540910471 1540902240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763331_resized_computerlaptopinternetkeyboardtyping1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Electric cargo bike pilot study to kick off in Sharpeville in November http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-cargo-bike-pilot-study-to-kick-off-in-sharpeville-in-november-2018-10-26 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:17:00 +0200 502990 1540563906 1540556220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762804_resized_gautengelectroniccargobike1018irma1022.jpg 511 287 Ramaphosa inaugurates R1bn train manufacturing facility, training centre in Nigel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-2018-10-25 Nadine James RAIL Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:59:00 +0200 502892 1540541466 1540475940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762630_resized_gibeladunnotarfactoryopening1018dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Intermodal transport systems vital for growth in South Africa, SADC region http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intermodal-transport-systems-vital-for-growth-in-south-africa-sadc-region-2018-10-23 Tasneem Bulbulia TRANSPORT Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:00:00 +0200 502590 1540384079 1540303200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761966_resized_drismailvadi21022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76474_2018-10-23_saitaly_vadi_hdweb.mp451199237Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi outlines the need for intermodal transport systems in South Africa and the rest of the Southern African Development Community region. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76476_2018-10-23_saitaly_minister.mp436650706Transport Minister Blade Nzimande talks about the opportunities for investing in South Africa's transport infrastructure. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi outlines the need for intermodal transport systems in South Africa and the rest of the Southern African Development Community region. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Transport Minister Blade Nzimande talks about the opportunities for investing in South Africa's transport infrastructure. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. There is room for more ride-hailing services, says Taxify country manager http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/there-is-room-for-more-ride-hailing-services-says-taxify-country-manager-2018-10-23 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:09:00 +0200 502556 1540298068 1540296540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761885_resized_3taxifyapp1022.jpg 511 287 Gautrain expansion decision ‘not imminent’, warns MEC Vadi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-expansion-decision-not-imminent-warns-mec-vadi-2018-10-22 Irma Venter RAIL Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:11:00 +0200 502389 1540203204 1540203060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761512_resized_gautrain110220314duane.jpg 511 287