Thursday, June 4, 2009

Backup Plan To Ensure Transport During Confederations Cup

Despite concerns and troubles related to the taxi industry's opposition to bus rapid transit plans, a backup plans has been set up to ensure the operation of public transport in Confederations Cup host cities during the tournament, according to Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele.

These preparations included infrastructure development at airports, roads, the rail sector and traffic management.

Ndebele said he had been briefed about the bus rapid transit (BRT) system and and had met with the teams of the BRT implementing cities of Joburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth to discuss the government's further talks with the taxi industry to ensure successful implementation.

Country's transport plans get the nod
The Star
May 29, 2009