Transport quarterly report shows progress

City of Johannesburg transport department presented its fourth quarterly report during the council meeting on September 28.

The report found that:

• A 16,1km road is developed along Louis Botha Avenue and Katherine Drive for the Rea Vaya phase 1C, for an efficient-running bus service.

• The completion of the new pedestrian and bus bridge over the M1 at Lees Street will make it safer for pedestrians who need to walk across.

• The Sandton transport loop is at 97 per cent completion. This will enable motorists to travel safely and arrive at their destinations on time.

• Over 100 road safety and education programmes were implemented to help reduce accidents on the road.

• To empower people 110 previously disadvantaged taxi operators completed a six-month course at the Wits School of Business.

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Mbavhalelo Malofha

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