Putco bus fire that left six dead to be probed

The department of Public Roads and Transport Infrastructure has launched an independent forensic investigation into the burning of a Putco bus that left six people dead and several others in need of urgent medical attention on Friday. MEC Jacob Mamabolo made the...

Consumer prices have risen

Consumer prices in South Africa have risen to their highest in more than a year as inflation hit a 14-month high in April, mainly driven by rising transport and food prices. Data from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) today showed that the annual rate of consumer...

Strengthening security to protect rail infrastructure

In an effort to protect the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (PRASA) rail infrastructure, government has introduced interventions to strengthen security for these public assets. “The focus of the intervention seeks to manage the downward spiral resulting...

Toll tariffs to increase by 3.39%

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has approved the 2021 toll tariffs as recommended by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL). Toll tariffs on South Africa’s national roads will be adjusted on 1 March 2021 by 3.39%. “The toll tariff amounts...

Spotlight on transport, as SA gears up for taxi lekgotla

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will continue to invest in transport infrastructure systems that will carry people safely and in a manner that will contribute to economic growth. In his weekly newsletter on Monday, the President said a well-functioning...
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