Joburg Ecomobility Festival: All you need to know

SA's public transport woes need regional solutions - Wayne Duvenage

Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) chairperson Wayne Duvenage says local public transport challenges need to be dealt with at a local government level.

In the absence of integrated and successful public transport, road building just induces more congestion. We really need to deal with Gauteng's issues here, just as the Western Cape is dealing with their transport issues.

Wayne Duvenage, chairman of Outa

Duvenage advised that provincial government need to engage with the various stakeholders to find solutions to the integration challenges.

(Also read our article: Transport Month spurs talks on most effective way to finance road infrastructure)

Presenters Africa Melane and Sam Cowen also spoke to Lisa Seftel, the executive director for transport in the City of Joburg, to ask logistical questions ahead of the EcoMobility Festival.

Listen to the full conversation from the Weekend Breakfast with Africa and Sam:

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EcoMobility makes a dent in public transport usage

EcoMobility makes a dent in public transport usage

Stephen Grootes and John Robbie to reflect on the EcoMobility Festival, lessons learnt and the plan going forward.

Was Joburg EcoMobility Festival a success?

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