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16 Jul 2014 Transport

MyCiTi N2 EXPRESS SERVICE TAKING OFF IN CAPE FLATS – CAPE TOWN

City says 41 taxi drivers from Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha also reported for training to become bus drivers on service (July 15) MyCiTi N2 Express service taking off in Cape Flats The City of Cape Town is pleased with the manner in which the residents in Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha have embraced the roll-out of […]

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11 Jun 2014 Transport

N2 EXPRESS MYCITI SERVICE LAUNCH ON TRACK

Cape Town – The wheels are in motion for the launch of the N2 Express MyCiTi service to Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha which is set to launch next month after an initial six-month delay, says the City of Cape Town. The N2 Express was meant to be the first phase of the MyCiTi service to […]

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6 May 2014 Transport

CAPE TOWN, GOLDEN ARROW SIGN AGREEMENTS TO CREATE INTEGRATE TRANSPORT SYSTEM

THE City of Cape Town, the Western Cape government, and Golden Arrow Bus Services have signed two memorandums of understanding on working together to establish an integrated, world class transport system. The signing of the memorandums could pave the way for a smoother implementation of the integrated transport system in the City of Cape Town […]

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21 May 2013 Transport

GOLDEN ARROW VS CT COMMUTERS

Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) has turned to the Supreme Court of Appeal to challenge a high court decision in favour of the City of Cape Town. “After careful deliberation of the judgment, GABS has been advised that reasonable grounds exist for another court reaching a different conclusion on critical issues,” GABS general manager Francois […]

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21 May 2013 Transport

GOLDEN ARROW TO APPEAL RULING

THE row between the city and Golden Arrow over the roll-out of MyCiTi bus routes continued yesterday, with the city lamenting the company’s decision to appeal against a Western Cape High Court ruling. The company and the city have differed over the percentage Golden Arrow would get in two phases of the MyCiTi service and […]

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14 May 2013 Transport

BUS DRIVERS GET NEW WAGE

Commuters can breathe a sigh of relief as bus services are expected to return to normal on Tuesday. The industrial action left thousands of commuters stranded for nearly a month as bus drivers demanded a double digit wage increase. On Monday, unions settled on a 9.5 percent hike, with an additional increase of 0.5 percent […]

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29 Apr 2013 Transport

TAXIS ACCUSED OF FLEECING STRANDED COMMUTERS

Some unscrupulous taxi operators have hiked their fare by 300 percent to take advantage of desperate commuters left stranded by the national bus driver strike, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce. With Golden Arrow Bus Service (GABS) drivers on strike and Cape Town’s the MyCiTi services suspended due to intimidation, commuters in many parts of […]

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29 Apr 2013 Transport

BUS SERVICES APOLOGISES FOR DISRUPTIONS

Cape Town – The Golden Arrow Bus Service apologised on Monday to commuters for disruptions during the nationwide bus drivers’ strike. “[The] Golden Arrow Bus Service would like to extend its sincere apologies to all the commuters who have been adversely affected by the ongoing national bus strike,” the company said in a statement. “There […]

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26 Apr 2013 Transport

MyCiti SUSPENDED FOR WEEKEND

CAPE TOWN – The MyCiti bus service will be suspended for the rest of the week, the City of Cape Town said on Friday. This is due to the ongoing nationwide bus strike. Drivers are demanding an 18 percent wage hike, while employers are offering nine percent. Thousands of MyCiti commuters were forced to use […]

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26 Apr 2013 Transport

CAPE PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM TO GO AHEAD, COURT RULES

THE Western Cape High Court on Friday dismissed an application by Golden Arrow Bus Services to halt the further rollout of the MyCiTi bus system. MyCiTi Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Cape Town’s integrated system of public transport, is aimed at enhancing the quality of bus services in the city. Like Johannesburg’s BRT system, Rea Vaya, […]

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