Getting on a bicycle and riding down what used to be known as Lansdowne Road with a bunch of other people might not be revolutionary, not even much of a physical challenge (the total distance is 26km), but it will be a concrete way to make inroads into one of the biggest challenges this city […]
On 25 May, 2013, OPEN STREETS CAPE TOWN will launch its programme for an Open Streets network in Cape Town to help connect different communities, encourage residents to use alternative and environmentally sustainable modes of transport, support local businesses and expose people to healthy and creative ways of using streets as public space. Watch this […]
On the 21 October, The City of Cape Town ran an Open Streets Pilot event in Grassy Park as part of their Transport Month activities and it now seems clear there’s no turning around! Councillor Brett Herron stated during the opening speech “Open Streets is to become a way of living in Cape Town”
Report on the ALBERT ROAD’ NMT COMMUNITY FEEDBACK MEETING, where the project engineers presented the (almost) final design for an NMT lane along Albert Road.
Open Streets Cape Town will be launched as part of Transport Month on 21 October, 2012 in Grassy Park. Mark your calendar!
Imagine a street where joggers, cyclists, skaters and dogs transit safely and harmoniously… you have arrived at Cape Town’s Promenade in Seapoint! As part of the Transport Month celebrations the City has decided to lift the ban on bicycles, skateboards and rollerskates on this highly desired and contested public site.
The first ever Critical Mass ride took place in San Francisco on the last Friday of September 1992. Since then the movement has grown exponentially, with over 300 cities around the world taking to the streets on the last Friday of every month to celebrate and rediscover their urban environment.
Bicycle Cape Town (BCPT), in conjunction with GreenPop and the Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN) is eagerly searching for 3 recipients for a “gently” used bicycle. GreenPop generously raised funds to purchase bicycles from BEN and now we are happy to receive your nominations! Kindly let us know WHO you nominate to receive a bicycle. Let […]
CycleLINKS 0.3 Gugulethu was a hit. An energetic crowd of cyclists, young and old, from all over Cape Town, took to the streets to travel en masse through the city to Gugs. With the sun shining and temperatures warming, cycling was the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful day, that finished off with a braai […]
Sept. 8th, ‘Cool as Folk’ returns to Assembly to celebrate the much-awaited Zambia Project Film by Makhulu Productions, Greenpop’s 2nd Birthday and the benefits of alternative transport! Join B.CPT and Greenpop for a united ride to Cool as Folk festivities and show your love for carbon-free lifestyle, plus freebies for just being you.