Tag Archives: Public Transport Johannesburg

Uber: a welcome addition to Joburg’s transport options

Johannesburg is notorious for being a city which is badly serviced by effective public transport.  While Rea Vaya is a cheap and extremely viable option for the inner city and certain main routes, because of Johannesburg’s huge sprawl, there is no door-to-door public transport for suburban areas. This is where Uber entered the public transport […]

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Finger in the air: Where do you want to go?

Getting around Joburg without your own car is a challenge.  For more on this see http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/info/transport.html.     However, various initiatives and infrastructural developments have been introduced with varying degrees of success.  The Gautrain running between the airport,  Pretoria and Joburg Central, with stops on the way, is very fast, clean, safe and  effective but unfortunately quite […]

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Opening of Rosebank Gautrain station might be delayed

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Rosebank continues to grow but be warned of more possible road closures

The construction of Standard Bank’s new headquarters in  Rosebank is well under way.This 11 storey building is spread over an entire block bounded by Oxford and Cradock, Bolton and Baker Roads.  At present the builders are trying to pour concrete from inside the excavation, but this will only continue to be possible if it does not rain and […]

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Great website link for public transport in Joburg

Without a car in JHB – Kultcha – Johannesburg Live The Beginners Guide to JHB Public Transport http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jhblive.com%2Flive%2Fkultcha_view.jsp%3Fkultcha_id%3D46843&h=7bb79 by

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