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Informed take on public transport in Gauteng: looking back and the way forward

http://www.timeslive.co.za/opinion/article533270.ece/The-nation-transported

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To be truly tourist friendly Joburg needs to solve its public transport problems

Mail and Guardian (June 18-24; Vol 26 no 23 p 12)) ran an article by Duduzile Mathebula entitled ‘We love you South Africa – World Cup tourists give the country the thumbs up but public transport is a major gripe’. It seems that most of the foreign visitors are ‘overwhelmingly positive’ about their initial experiences [...]

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The highs and lows of day 1 of the World Cup, especially traffic issues

The event that we have all been waiting for since the announcement in 2005 is finally here … and despite some serious traffic and transport hitches, it all went well on the FIRST big day.  Lots of hoarse voices amongst Safricans today as well as much babbelaas  (See blog post dated 31st May on SA slang) ! [...]

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Getting to the Game

I have summarized information from the Joburg.org.za website and from ticketbreak.co.za website. Tickets to the Park and Rides/Walks can be booked at ticketbreak.co.za  IF you do not have your own car you will need to use DROP AND RIDEA Drop & Ride will be provided at Westgate where fans can be dropped off by family/friends/organized [...]

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Date for Gautrain’s maiden voyage set

FROM PROJECT 2010 Issue 184 Gauteng’s state-of-the-art Gautrain is set to carry its first passengers from OR Tambo International Airport to Sandton on June 8, three days before the World Cup kick-off. The Star reports that Barbara Jensen, spokeswoman for the Gauteng province on the Gautrain, said four stations – OR Tambo, Rhodesfield in Kempton [...]

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