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The Gauteng provincial government will in the next three months introduce a pilot project for a single e-ticket for public transport users. A similar card-based pilot project was introduced in Pretoria last year by the South

Digital payments of minibus taxi fares are set to be rolled out to the industry across Gauteng. The card-based project, which is backed by the Gauteng provincial government and headed up by TaxiChoice Association, will be introduced to the Johannesburg

An argument broke out between an Uber and metered taxi driver, resulting in one of them pointing a firearm at the other near King Shaka International Airport, police said on Thursday. The two became involved in an argument at a Sasol petrol

Gauteng roads & transport MEC Ismail Vadi has spoken out against a group of metered taxi drivers who assaulted him last week Monday during the department’s announcement that it would be licensing Uber operators. “I want to make it absolutely

Internet ride-sharing service Uber wants government to formally introduce a category that would cater to transporters who use technology. On Tuesday, Uber headed to parliament to present

Gauteng MEC for transport Ismail Vadi has sent out a stern warning to Uber on Wednesday, saying unregistered taxis would be impounded. “Uber vehicles will have to register with us,” said Vadi. “If they are unregistered, they are operating illegally

Funding mechanisms other than e-tolls will have to be found for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), transport MEC Ismail Vadi said on Talk Radio 702 on Friday. “I can’t predict what the recommendations [of the e-toll advisory panel] will be, but I think what is quite clear