The Department of Transport has appointed Anthus Services 84 (Pty) Ltd as its technical partner responsible for the administration and management of the Revised Taxi Recapitalisation Programme that will manage the scrapping of old taxis. The government has increased the scrapping allowance for old taxis from R91,000 (U.S.$6 346,02) to R124,000 (U.S.$8 646,27) per taxi.
Nzimande Announces Interventions to Transform Minibus Taxi Industry
SAnews.gov.za, 26 April 2019
Government has decided to revise the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme in an effort to meet the current as well as future needs of commuters and to stimulate the economic potential… Read more »
Minister Blade Nzimande Announces New Taxi Scrapping Agency
Govt of SA, 25 April 2019
The Minister of Transport, Dr. Blade Nzimande will brief members of the media about the new taxi-scrapping agency that will facilitate the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme on behalf… Read more »
Minister Blade Nzimande - Revised Taxi Recapitalisation Programme
Govt of SA, 26 April 2019
Transport Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande statement on the occasion of the announcement of the revised Taxi Recapitalisation Programme held at GCIS, Tshedimosetso House, Hatfield in… Read more »
City to Reissue Taxi Operating Licenses in Dunoon
GroundUp, 8 March 2019
When the MyCiTi bus was rolled out on the West Coast, taxi owners were compensated (to the tune of nearly R80 million) for surrendering their route operating licences and permits.… Read more »
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse and several taxi associations have planned civil action in relation to "the ever-increasing and ... Read more »
"The time for merely condemning taxi violence has come to end, decisive actions need to be taken to fight the scourge of taxi violence," Chairperson of the Roads & Transport ... Read more »
Two buses have been set alight in in Khayelitsha, at the start of a taxi-driver strike that has left commuters stranded. Two Western Cape taxi associations are involved ... Read more »
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