Photo essay: Improving access to public transport in Cape Town

Minibus taxi rank in Cape Town, South Africa
Passengers wait for the taxis on their route to fill up.
Passengers alight from a minibus taxi in Cape Town, South Africa
Pedestrian crossing a street to board a MyCiti bus in Cape Town
MyCiti bus drives through Cape Town’s Central Business District (CBD)

Creating a more sustainable future

One of the challenges facing Cape Town’s rail service is ensuring passenger safety. Another is cable theft and vandalism — the vandalism of rail infrastructure can lead to outages and train delays, cancelling services and making train journeys a frustrating experience. While this needs to be addressed, trains struggle beyond safety too.

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