Transport Month: Jumpin Rides could reduce time we spend stuck in traffic

Western Cape MEC for Economic Opportunities Alan Winde and his team have been working hard at finding creative solutions to ensure Capetonians don't waste precious time stuck traffic.

The forms part of the awareness as October Transport Month.

Winde shared with CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies his eexperienceof leaving his car at home and getting a ride to the office through an initiative called Jumpin Rides .

Through Jumpin Rides, people can share rides from their neighbourhood to their destination in town.

Transport is the key component of the economy.

Alan Winde, MEC for Economic Opportunities

The experience was amazing, we had enough time to chat and it was really cool.

Alan Winde, MEC for Economic Opportunities

We need to find a way to improve our transport system. I think that's what we got to do this month.

Alan Winde, MEC for Economic Opportunities

To hear more of this interview, listen below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Transport Month: Jumpin Rides could reduce time we spend stuck in traffic


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