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E-tolling is the only effective funding model to improve Gauteng’s road infrastructure, Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) said on Thursday. “The only pragmatic way of retaining funding for the Gauteng freeway was through

The panel that will examine the effect e-tolling has had in Gauteng will meet for the first time on Thursday, the provincial government said. Premier David Makhura announced the names of 10 of the 15 members of the panel last

Transport minister Dipuo Peters has announced a “reprieve” for the users of Gauteng’s toll roads. Opening debate in parliament on her department’s budget, she told MPs this was being done “to make it easier for people to comply” with e-tolls. The concessions included a “further extension of the

Roads agency Sanral is engaging with two advocates to begin prosecuting Gauteng road users who are not paying e-tolls, it was reported on Tuesday. Eyewitness News said it had learnt that the two senior prosecutors have begun meeting with Sanral officials at the state-owned company’s headquarters in Midrand

A panel of 15 people will assess the socioeconomic impact of e-tolls in Gauteng, premier David Makhura said on Thursday. The panel, which will meet for the first time on 17 July, will assess the impact of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project on the economy and on Gauteng residents. It would

E-tolling and its effects since implementation should be reviewed in parliament, Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane said on Monday. The DA would ask the transport portfolio committee to do the review over the coming days, Maimane told reporters in Johannesburg

Roads agency Sanral only managed to raise R275m in its July bond auction on Wednesday. “Earlier today, investor confidence was evidently impacted by the pronouncements of the Gauteng premier, David Makhura, ahead of the … July bond auction,” said Sanral. The agency said it had wanted to raise

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) on Friday welcomed an announcement by Gauteng premier David Makhura to commission a panel to assess the impact of e-tolling in Gauteng. “It is, however, very important that this does not simply become another co-option tactic that degenerates into