The City of Cape Town has released its Draft Cycling Strategy. It is open for public comment 23 January – 21 February 2017, so follow this link to have your say about the future of cycling in Cape Town! “The Cycling Strategy aims to increase the percentage of commuter trips made by bicycle from the […]
Woohoo – It’s official – Chapman’s Peak Drive is now completely open to cyclists! As of the 19 February 2016, the Department of Transport and Public Works will permit cyclists and pedestrians to start using the south side of Chapman’s Peak Drive again.
The City of Cape Town have opened the public participation process for Constantia Greenbelts cycling trail! We need your help to ensure that this proposal goes through.
The City of Cape Town has noted complaints from the cycling fraternity and media reports about motorists parking or driving in the green lanes that are for the exclusive use of cyclists and are taking steps to address this. They are calling on city cyclists to take ownership of the cycle lanes and to be […]
The first of a series of articles by urban designer, Kirsten Wilkins, spotlighting conversations and aspects of bicycle commuting that point to and frame the legacy of the May 25th Freedom Ride. A social ride interconnecting Cape Town in honor of Madiba. In this article she challenges cycle advocates to move beyond only applying ‘Copenhagenize’ […]
The University of Cape Town is forging ahead to promote sustainable transport to and from campus – encouraging more students to ditch their cars and go by bike. Initiatives like Jammie Bike (a bicycle rental project), better cycle infrastructure and cycle route maps are paving the way to a truly bicycle friendly campus.
The Albert Road NMT project is currently in the tender process (10 April 2014). Construction should begin early May. Find out more about the final design for the new cycle lanes that will run along Albert Road from Liesbeeck Parkway to Station Road, Woodstock.
Missing Links is an initiative to identify gaps in the city’s cycle networks. It is specifically focused on connecting existing cycle infrastructure together to extend the network, ensuring that existing routes are used to their full potential. In this post we explore the Missing Link between Liesbeek River Trail cycle path and Leisbeek Park Rd. […]
Karen Watkins reports for the Tatler, Southern Suburbs on our first #CyclingTheCity ride from Newlands to CBD
Presented by Matt Griffiths and Rashiq Fataar, The Metropolist Show, is dedicated to exploring the people and stories that shape our cities. This week they look at Cape Town as a Cycle City – discussing how we make a cycle friendly city and encourage citizens to go by bike.