Ecomobility has seen people in Sandton walking and cycling in an effort to change the culture of driving to work.
EWN Traffic's Aki Anastasiou was out on the streets to hear from commuters about their experience on the roads.
Today, the pedestrians owned Sandton. It was great - to have the freedom to be all over the place.— Aki Anastasiou, EWN Traffic reporter
Public transport analyst, Paul Browning, says the intentions of the Ecomobility festival are to show the possibilities of alternative transportation.
However, the existing public transport network can be better integrated.
Listen to the full conversation (with Ray White standing in) on The Midday Report:
Joburg Mayor Parks Tau chatted to John Robbie while waiting for public transport to get him into Sandton for Day 1 of the Joburg Ecomobility Festival...