n IMIESA - Urgent need for metropolitan passenger transport authorities : infrastructure

Volume 31, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 9, Sep 2006, p. 31
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA SEPTEMBER 2006 - 31 INFRASTRUCTURE There is a desperate need for effective passenger transport authorities (PTAs) within the major metropolitan areas, according to Dr Malcolm Mitchell, executive director of the South African Road Federation (SARF) and former deputy director general of the Department of Transport (DoT). "Traffic congestion in our major centres has reached a stage that demands urgent intervention, " he stresses. SARF has called on the DoT to expedite the creation of additional metropolitan PTAs in accordance with the terms laid down by the National Transport Land Transition Act (2000). PTAs with the power and resources to ..

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