The Constitutional Court has stopped the South African National Roads Agency Limited's (Sanral) plans for toll roads in the Winelands.
It has also ordered that Sanral pay the City of Cape Town’s legal costs which amounts to more than R20 million.
CapeTalk's John Maytham interviewed a delighted Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development Brett Herron.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
We don’t agree with much of what Sanral is proposing.— Brett Herron
If the city needs to contribute [funds] then we’ll find a way to do that.— Brett Herron
The bypassing of Somerset West is controversial. But we do need to find a solution.— Brett Herron
We’re working with Sanral on a number of projects… We can find each other.— Brett Herron
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : It’s final! City of Cape Town wins battle against Sanral attempts to toll N1, N2