Traffic congestion in hot spots to be alleviated

The City of Cape Town is embarking on a transport study to try identify and alleviate traffic problems in hot spot areas.

The City's mayoral committee member for transport, Brett Herron says that the Blouberg area, Southern Peninsula suburbs and Northern suburbs' Kuilsriver are the priority areas.

He explains that the City will continue to roll out a road capacity plan, but caution that more lanes will to resolve Cape Town's traffic woes.

We cannot build ourselves out of traffic congestion. There is latent demand for road capacity.

Brett Herron, MayCo member for Transport

He adds that the City will implement transit-orientated development plan that will integrate various parts of Cape Town using a network of public transport modes.

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